We Got Slimed and It Wasn’t Fun

My son recently walked into the kitchen to surprise me with a head full of slime. Specifically Poo Doo slime from the Dollar Tree. He giggled at my look of horror as he modeled the nasty brown goo that was oozing its way down his lovely shoulder-length blond hair. The only thing I was happy … Continue reading We Got Slimed and It Wasn’t Fun

Keane Interest: Toyopia, Lowes Build and Grow and a Halloween Win

In this edition of Keane Interest we take advantage of the free military day at MOSH, attend a Lowe's free Build and Grow workshop and I get to announce Halloween contest win thanks to Tom and Sheri's Iron in a Bottle. There's also a chance to win a free movie download for Love and Monsters! … Continue reading Keane Interest: Toyopia, Lowes Build and Grow and a Halloween Win

Razor Electric Tekno Scooter Review

Thanks to Tryazon, we recently got to test out the new Razor Electric Tekno Scooter and share the fun with friends. The Electric Tekno scooter was quite a hit with its light up wheel and deck, and ability to scoot along at a brisk 7.5 mph. All About the Razor Electric Tekno Scooter The Electric … Continue reading Razor Electric Tekno Scooter Review

Taking a Moment for Kindness in the Chaos

It often seems like the world is in constant turmoil these days. It can be hard to stay positive amidst the chaos, but one thing that helps is just taking a moment to be conscientious about being kind to others. This concept of kindness inspired author T.A. Barron to ask people to share how they … Continue reading Taking a Moment for Kindness in the Chaos

A Five-year-old is Everything I Wanted from Motherhood

Reading back through my blog posts struggling through the toddler years, I repeatedly mused that it wouldn't last forever and that some day we'd reach the magical five-year-old milestone. Well we're here now, and it's everything I thought it would be. I've finally reached that light at the end of the tantrum filled tunnel. I … Continue reading A Five-year-old is Everything I Wanted from Motherhood

A Bittersweet Goodbye to My Maternity Jeans

I've been listing a lot of stuff on Poshmark and eBay this week, and I just sold my very last piece of maternity clothing: a pair of GAP Long and Lean maternity jeans. My feelings were bittersweet as I wrapped my favorite stretchy top jeans up in tissue paper, wondering how far along the mama-to-be … Continue reading A Bittersweet Goodbye to My Maternity Jeans

All About Dad Printable Father’s Day Fill-in Sheet

I did one of these last year and the results were pretty funny! So this year I made my own printable "All About Dad" Father's Day fill-in questionnaire that will work for every year. Click below to download the printable PDF file and see what funny answers your kids come up with! Fathers-Day-fill-inDownload And if … Continue reading All About Dad Printable Father’s Day Fill-in Sheet

New Kids Book Wizard and the Lizard: Wacky Weather

When my son saw the newest Wizard and the Lizard: Wacky Weather book on my desk, he immediately grabbed it and asked "Is this the second one of that book that I love?" This is from a kid who is not actually a big fan of books, so I was surprised he remembered the first … Continue reading New Kids Book Wizard and the Lizard: Wacky Weather

I Had the Best Mother’s Day Ever

This year, due to COVID-19 quarantine, we made no big plans for Mother's Day. We didn't go anywhere for brunch, I didn't get all dressed up for a fancy dinner, I pretty much didn't even need to get out of my pajamas and I LOVED IT. Let the Mother's Day Festivities Begin! First I got … Continue reading I Had the Best Mother’s Day Ever

Happy Mother’s Day 2020

Happy Mother's Day to all the mommies! I feel compelled to post something on this day, given that this is a "mommy blog" and becoming a mom has given me a deeper appreciation of all moms and what they go through. I still think we should petition for Mother's Appreciation Week that culminates in the … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day 2020