April 20, 2014

How to Have a Stress-Free Picnic

picnic tips

    This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Wet-Nap but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #showusyourmess http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV I live in an area that has perfect weather year-round. There's no excuse for not … [Read more...]

10 Reasons to Fight for Family Dinner

Share the Table

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Barilla, but opinions are my own. As a family, we stay pretty busy. Our days are filled with school, field trips, sports, playdates, and everything in between (at least they usually are. At the moment we've been sidelined). That doesn't … [Read more...]

Screen Time for Toddlers — Is it Okay?

Toddler Tech

  Screen time for kids has always been a hot topic. Lately I’ve seen a lot of strong opinions (going both directions) on Facebook in response to a recent Huffington Post article. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that infants under the age of 2 have absolutely no exposure … [Read more...]

10 Chores your Toddler Can Do

Chores for toddlers

If there’s one thing that’s not optional in my house, it’s that everyone is expected to contribute. It doesn’t matter if you are 10 or 1, there’s a job for you around here. When we found out I was expecting twins in what was already a high-risk pregnancy, friends and neighbors rallied around us … [Read more...]

My Toddler wants to Potty Train and I’m Not Ready!

Potty Training

I realize that I'm probably at the opposite end of the spectrum on this but when it comes to potty training, I'm a fan of the later the better. Diapers are far easier for me then running through a store trying to find a bathroom while carrying a toddler who gave me 30 seconds notice that he was … [Read more...]