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

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

Family-Friendly Tips for Creating a Safe, Functional, and Enjoyable Gaming Experience

Gaming can be beneficial for kids and adults alike, but you’ll need to put some effort into creating a safe and functional gaming setup at home. From choosing the right gaming console for your kids to making sure your home internet connection can handle heavy video game usage, creating a family-friendly gaming experience isn’t quite … Continue reading Family-Friendly Tips for Creating a Safe, Functional, and Enjoyable Gaming Experience

Not Going to be the First Day of School I Imagined

I've been looking forward to my son starting Kindergarten since his toddler days, but unfortunately due to COVID-19, his first day of school is not going to be quite like I imagined. I've been watching, waiting and hoping things would improve, but here in Florida it just seems to be getting worse. While I'm glad … Continue reading Not Going to be the First Day of School I Imagined

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

Science Fun: Ivory Soap in the Microwave

What kid doesn't want to put something weird in the microwave and see what happens? Satisfy their curiosity with this fast, easy (and super clean!) science experiment with Ivory Soap. Why Does it Need to be Ivory Soap? It's important to use only Ivory Soap for this experiment. When Ivory is manufactured, they whip a … Continue reading Science Fun: Ivory Soap in the Microwave

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

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

Little DaVinci Mighty Vite is a Mighty Boost for Kids Health

There couldn't have been a better time for this package of Little DaVinci vitamin products to arrive from Moms Meet! We all need a good strong immune system right now so I was excited to find their Mighty vite powder plus Immuni-Z tablets and Calm spray. This review, however, focuses on Mighty vite, their unique … Continue reading Little DaVinci Mighty Vite is a Mighty Boost for Kids Health