Week in Review: LEGOs, Roller Skating, Upcoming Events and codeSpark

This past week we built a LEGO car, managed to not break anything on Adult Skate Night, rsvp'd to two fun events and got a jump start on coding for kids with codeSpark. Week in Review - July 20 - 26 We did our first LEGO build We've gotten a lot of LEGO sets since … Continue reading Week in Review: LEGOs, Roller Skating, Upcoming Events and codeSpark

Keeping in Touch During Deployment with the Nixplay Wi-Fi Cloud Frame

My husband is currently deployed, and now that we have a son, I'm always trying to think of ways to keep him a part of our daily lives. The Nixplay Seed Cloud Digital Photo Frame is helping me do that by making "new photos from daddy" a fun part of our day. Nixplay sent me … Continue reading Keeping in Touch During Deployment with the Nixplay Wi-Fi Cloud Frame

Summer is Coming to an End

I feel like I was just preparing for summer and now it's flown by. We are on our last week of Summer Camp, then a short vacation trip to see family and then school starts! How does it happen so quickly? Summer Camp has been a total blessing. I was really worried I'd have to … Continue reading Summer is Coming to an End

Week in Review: Baby Fish, Kids Hands On Museum, Chocolate Cookies and Sprinkles and Wishes

We had an amazing trip to LEGOLAND last week and came home to a pond full of baby fish! We also made Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies, visited the Jacksonville Hands-On Children's Museum and did an unboxing for a fun box of stickers and goodies from Sprinkles and Wishes.  Week in Review : July 6 - … Continue reading Week in Review: Baby Fish, Kids Hands On Museum, Chocolate Cookies and Sprinkles and Wishes

Why I Wanted to Know My Baby’s Gender Early

A good friend of mine is pregnant and is keeping the gender a surprise until the end. She said she did the same with her son and really enjoyed it. I was on the opposite end of the spectrum and found out my baby's gender at just ten weeks with the Materni-T21 test. I couldn't … Continue reading Why I Wanted to Know My Baby’s Gender Early

Is Shipt Grocery Delivery Worth the Cost? Yes and No.

Shipt grocery delivery service can either be an overpriced waste of money or a godsend, depending on how you use it. Do you have time to grocery shop? Do you get to go shopping by yourself? Do you like to use a lot of coupons? If you answered yes to two out of three of … Continue reading Is Shipt Grocery Delivery Worth the Cost? Yes and No.

Week in Review: 4th of July, Waffles, Returning to Normal and the Silver Maple Pacifier Case

It was quite a week as we returned from the trip for my father's funeral, tried to return to normal(ish), my son got obsessed with strawberry waffles and we checked out a cool new pacifier case from Silver Maple. Week in Review: June 28  - July 5 Our new normal - My father and dog … Continue reading Week in Review: 4th of July, Waffles, Returning to Normal and the Silver Maple Pacifier Case

10 Ways Raising My Dogs Prepared Me for Parenthood

When my husband and I were first pondering the idea of having kids, we decided to do what a lot of people do- try raising a dog first. Neither of us had raised a puppy before and we were ready to try out our parenting skills on a fur baby of our own. Now that … Continue reading 10 Ways Raising My Dogs Prepared Me for Parenthood

6 Great Ideas for Working Out with a Toddler

Being a full-time mom isn’t easy, and being a fit full-time mom is even harder. Chances are you’ve tried and failed to establish some kind of a workout schedule for yourself, but time isn’t what it was before you became a mother, and that’s okay. To help make it a little easier for you, here … Continue reading 6 Great Ideas for Working Out with a Toddler

Practicing Mindfulness with Your Child Through Breathing with Zafooz

I have a high needs child that rarely gives me a moment to catch my breath. He's always on the go, incredibly demanding, stubborn as can be and often resorts to tantrums when I try and curb his dictator-like tendencies. He challenges all of my fledgling parenting skills on a daily, if not hourly, basis. … Continue reading Practicing Mindfulness with Your Child Through Breathing with Zafooz