A Rant on Raising a Strong Willed Child

I have a strong willed child. He's a master negotiator, stubborn as hell and wants everything done his own certain way. He's exhausting, often frustrating and constantly challenging. And I feel like punching someone every time they smile and tell me I'm just raising a "natural born leader." He's a leader all right. Because some … Continue reading A Rant on Raising a Strong Willed Child

MomLife: There’s Always Something to Do

I was chatting with another mom at the park the other day and the topic of school came up. I said I couldn't wait until the fall when VPK starts and my son goes to school five days a week. (VPK is Florida's free preschool program) And she said, "That's funny, I'm terrified of it! … Continue reading MomLife: There’s Always Something to Do

Week in Review: Yard Work, Monster Jam, Beaches WellFest and the Gender Reveal Game

Spring seems to be creeping in early in Florida so we got busy doing some planting in the yard, we had a busy Saturday attending the Beaches Wellness Fest in the morning and then our first Monster Jam that night, and if you are pregnant you might want to take a gamble on this week's … Continue reading Week in Review: Yard Work, Monster Jam, Beaches WellFest and the Gender Reveal Game

Writing an Honest Review

When you read a review of anything on this blog, even when I've been paid to write it, I can assure you it will always be an honest review. Things don't always go according to plan, and when things inadvertently go a little awry, I find it's best just to write the truth instead of … Continue reading Writing an Honest Review

Movie Review: Scooby-Doo! And the Curse of the 13th Ghost

The mystery of the 13th ghost is finally revealed in the new Scooby-Doo full-length animated film, Scooby-Doo! And the Curse of the 13th Ghost, now available on Digital and DVD from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Keep reading for our movie night experience and a fun kids activity to go with the movie!

Hump Day Giveaway: Axon CBD Oil for Migraine Relief

I got to try out a bottle of Axon CBD Oil for Migraines this month and am giving away a new bottle for free! Scroll down for details on entering. Axon CBD can be used as a supplement to cut down on migraine symptoms and is formulated with a stronger than average dose of CBD … Continue reading Hump Day Giveaway: Axon CBD Oil for Migraine Relief

Bring in the Geek

I spent about an hour on Saturday rearranging and adding new categories. This blog is a constant, always morphing project, so each time I find a little more focus I like to rearrange and fine-tune my categories. I was inspired Geek of the Week GeekMomLife and figured it was time to bring a little more "geek" … Continue reading Bring in the Geek

Free Fun for Kids: Story Time at the Library

If you are looking for free activities for kids, always check out your local library! We've been going to storytime at our library since my son was a baby. Every library in Jacksonville has activities for children and I'm betting libraries all over the US have similar programs. If you are local, you can check … Continue reading Free Fun for Kids: Story Time at the Library

I’ve Still Got Ms. Pac-Man Fever

I felt his eyes on me from across the crowded bar. Next thing I knew he was standing right behind me. After a few moments I heard him whisper, "Wow, you're amazing." A little shocked, but secretly pleased I could still elicit this reaction, I smiled as I turned to see who was dishing out … Continue reading I’ve Still Got Ms. Pac-Man Fever

Hump Day Giveaway: Goliath Games Family Game Prize Pack

This week we have a fun Goliath Games Ultimate Family Prize Pack featuring Googly Eyes, Sequence and Rummikub! Contest runs from Feb. 20 - March 4. No purchase necessary to win and lots of ways to enter. Scroll down for details! We've got Googly Eyes! Wear funny glasses, draw funny pics and have your team … Continue reading Hump Day Giveaway: Goliath Games Family Game Prize Pack