Tag: parenting

Nobody Warned Me About This Part of Motherhood

Nobody Warned Me About This Part of Motherhood

Nobody Warned Me There are so many things in life I never got warnings about…this part of motherhood is one of them. Being a mom is tough. You have to know all the answers and put on a brave face even when you feel anything […]

How to get the most out of MommyCon Chicago!

How to get the most out of MommyCon Chicago!

Are you attending MommyCon this year? Thinking about it but not quite sure yet? Well. We are. We will be attending MommyCon Chicago (March 2-4) and we are SO FREAKING EXCITED! Why? Well, because MommyCon is the most amazing parenting convention there is! This year […]

Getting “Me Time” at Home

Getting “Me Time” at Home

This post isn’t going to have super cute pictures, teach you a new recipe or talk about your kids. This is about YOU. I’m sure you’ve heard a million times over about how important it is to take care of yourself getting “me time”… maybe […]

Going from two to THREE kids

When I had my second and while pregnant with my third I regularly heard that going from two to three kids was much easier than going from one to two. HA. The people that have said that either never had more than two kids or […]

Why I Cook With My Kids

Why I Cook With My Kids

  Why I Cook With My Kids Did you grow up with a stay at home mom who almost always made home cooked meals? Did your mom let you eat the mashed potatoes or the cupcake batter off the spoon while she was cooking? Now […]

Milk Painting Made Easy

Milk Painting Made Easy

Milk Painting Made Easy I am always looking for new crafts to make with my kiddos, and I see tons and tons of awesome, fun ideas on Pinterest daily, but the problem is: I don’t always have everything required to make said projects.  So, I […]

An Open Letter To New Moms Everywhere

Dear You, Being a new mom is hard.  Really really hard.  You’re a ball of hormones, leaking breastmilk, there’s searing pain either in a c-section incision or your junk from squeezing out the baby, and you’ve never felt so tired in your entire life.  Oh […]

30 Favorite Parenting Tips of All Time

30 Favorite Parenting Tips of All Time

When you have kids you suddenly have everyone under the sun giving you (oftentimes very unsolicited) parenting advice.  I asked YOU, dear readers, what the best advice you’ve ever received was, and after an overwhelming response, I compiled a list of my favorites.  So here […]

Avoiding Tragedy: Child Vehicular Heatstroke Death

41 Seventeen children have died so far this year in the United States from vehicular heatstroke death as I’m writing this on July 12th, 2014.  We’re not even halfway through the summer and seventeen lives have been lost and hundreds, possibly thousands, of lives have […]

Father’s Day Gift Guide – For the Rock n’ Roll Dad

Does the Dad in your life rock!?  Show him that you think he does with some of the gift suggestions for the Rock n’ Roll Dad! Bluetooth Splash Speaker – $70 UncommonGoods.com This portable Bluetooth speaker is water resistant perfect for the beach or pool.  […]