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

Water Beads Make for a Fun Sensory Play Experience

While looking for something different to play with, we ran across these water beads that make for a neat sensory play experience. They can also make a big mess if you have a kid who likes to squish them! But it is still neat to watch them grow and then stick your hands in a … Continue reading Water Beads Make for a Fun Sensory Play Experience

The Boy Who Only Ate Plain Noodles

My son loves noodles. Just plain spaghetti noodles with a little butter or olive oil. He doesn’t like to spoil it with any sauce. I keep trying to encourage him to try them differently- marinara, cream sauce, maybe some meatballs... but no, just noodles. It makes me think of a photo of me as a … Continue reading The Boy Who Only Ate Plain Noodles

A Reminder of My Little Miracle from Giving Tree Gallery

"When you need a miracle, just look at your child and realize you created one." This is the quote wrapped around the edges of a beautiful piece of art known as a Spiritile, gifted to me for review by the Giving Tree Gallery. I don't normally do full review posts involving just one item, but … Continue reading A Reminder of My Little Miracle from Giving Tree Gallery

5 Ways Gaming Can Be Good for Kids

My son is four and he's just getting into video games. It's one of the few moments he actually stays still and pays attention to something, so I've been encouraging his interest. Recently, his preschool teacher cautioned me about his video game usage and said “It's not good” for them to get into gaming. I … Continue reading 5 Ways Gaming Can Be Good for Kids

How Do You Break Your Child of Your Own Bad Habit?

I have always picked and bitten my nails. It's a terrible habit that often leaves my fingers bloody and hurting. So when my son's teacher mentioned how badly he'd been picking his nails in class, I cringed a little and put my hand in my pockets. I had been doing the same thing for at … Continue reading How Do You Break Your Child of Your Own Bad Habit?

January 2020 Children’s Book Round-up

Welcome to the new monthly children's books round-up post! This month we are featuring three books: What's Making Walter C. Laugh?, Wizard and the Lizard, and The Adventures of Ninja and Luche – The Great Piggy Rescue. What's Making Walter C. Laugh? by Ginny Jordan What's Making Walter C. Laugh? is a fun and colorful … Continue reading January 2020 Children’s Book Round-up