10 Tips To Help You Minimize Morning Sickness

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Pregnancy and cravings, you hear about crazy cravings all the time - pickles & ice cream. I honestly didn't crave anything crazy like that, but being pregnant changed my taste buds, I'm thinking forever, but that wasn't until later in my pregnancy. I was so sick for during early pregnancy, the only thing I was able to keep down was watermelon. Being pregnant does wacky things to our body, … [Read more...]

14 Tips to Teach Kids About Charity & Helping Those In Need

14 Tips to Teach Kids About Charity & Helping Those In Need

This post is brought to you by the awesome people at Schoola.  Which is by far the best place to buy discounted kids clothes all while give back to schools in need. You can click here to learn more about Schoola, and click here to see what people are saying about them.  I'm sure you're going to like them as much as we do, becasue they care about kids, charity, the … [Read more...]

10 Little Things You Can To Get Time For Yourself Each Day

10 Little Things You Can To Get Time For Yourself Each Day Me Time

If you're like many other people, you're probably thinking, what's in the world is "me time", and how do I get some.  Tending to a family, daily demands, housework, and everything else that comes along with life can make it difficult to find time for yourself each day, but finding time for "me time" is important.  Even if it's just small things you do to get time for yourself it can … [Read more...]

My Promise To My Children

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I love my children, and I wanted to say thanks to JOHNSON’S® Baby Family and The Motherhood for sponsoring this post, and giving me the opporuntiyt to not only share JOHNSON’S® Baby Family Promise to moms, but my promise to my children!  My three older children are my stepchildren, but we never say that in our house.  The only time I refer to them in that way is when I am trying to … [Read more...]

Toddler Sleeping: Tips To Help Your Toddler Sleep Better

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Todays discussion is thanks to Huggies!  The love for the brand, and opinions are 100% my own!  Now, who's ready to talk Toddler Sleeping, learn a few tips that I hope will help you get your toddler to sleep better at night, and learn how to SAVE $12 on Huggies Diapers?  Great, let's get going. How is your toddler sleeping?  It happened with all my children, once they … [Read more...]

Summer Reading: 10 Tips To Get Your Child Reading This Summer

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This is a sponsored post about summer reading and the awesome The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge™ (powered by EVEREADY®) written by me for Scholastic!  All opinion, and excitement about the program is my own, but not to worry I just know you are going to love the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge™ (powered by EVEREADY®) as much as I do, and your children … [Read more...]

How To Tell If Your Child Is A Musical Prodigy

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The idea of exceptional, innate, individual talent has a powerful hold on the popular imagination, and there can be no greater example of it than in the person of child prodigies. A simple YouTube search will offer up an awe-inspiring selection of children exhibiting virtuoso skill on a variety of instruments, and some of the most enduring names in the history of music, names like Mozart, Chopin … [Read more...]

Is My Daughter Old Enough To Wear Makeup

Is my daughter old enoguht to wear makeup

Everything happens way to fast! I wish I could go back a few years and hit the pause button or a while longer, because I am not handling my kids growing up very well.  A few weeks ago I realized my oldest daughter would be going off to college in two years!  DANG, it seems like only yesterday I was wondering if my daughter was old enough to wear makeup.   I remember the … [Read more...]

When I Grow, I Am Growing For A Stronger Relationship With My Kids! #GrowSomethingGreater

When I Grow, I Am Growing For A Stronger Relastionship With My Kids

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Miracle-Gro for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. If there is anything in this world that is important to me, it is having a strong relationship with my kids.  I want to be there for them, during both the good and bad times, and somehow I want to keep a strong relationship with my kids .  Which is why I do as much with them as … [Read more...]

Ten Things I Wish I Would Have Known Before Becoming A Mom


Sometimes I wonder if we will ever not have diapers in our home.  I honestly don’t know what I would do if we did not have a little one running around, and a bottom that needs changing, lol.  Mattie is just about potty trained, but now we have my niece living with us.  She will be in diapers at least another year or so.  Right about the time we have my niece out of diapers, … [Read more...]

SAT vs ACT – A Parents Guide

SAT vs ACT – A Parents Guide

If you want to get into a competitive college, high test scores are an enormous asset (and in some cases, an essential element of your application). However, many students and parents are faced with a difficult decision: now that colleges weigh the ACT and SAT equally, which one should they take?  Which test presents the best opportunities for high scores, and what’s the difference between … [Read more...]

Monitor Your Kids TV Viewing with Kidoodle.TV #KidoodleTVBH

monitor your kids tv time with kidoodle.tv

I wish I could let my children just turn on the TV and watch their favorite kids shows, but I have seen too many kids shows that I do not approve of.  I was flipping channels the other day, and I couldn't believe what I was watching during daytime hours.  This is the reason I monitor what my children are watching, and only allow them to watch kids TV shows and kids movies that are "mom … [Read more...]

I love Our Day Dreamer Sleeper! 7 Top Safety Tips For Sleeping Baby.

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I am so proud and excited to announce that I’m going to be a grandma again. Yep, #3 is on the way and I love our day dreamer sleeper! With a new baby on the way buying something safe & new for baby to sleep is one of the most exciting things you’ll experience in life. Therefore, you need to gather crucial information when purchasing the best products & gear for your baby. Because there are … [Read more...]

Are You Getting the Most Out of Your great diaper bag?

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My goodness I can’t begin to tell you how many diaper bags I have been through!! Picking the right diaper bag can be over whelming and exhausting especially since there are so many different styles to choose from. Are you getting the most out of your great diaper bag?? When shopping for a diaper bag I ask myself some simple questions like, Will this hold everything? Is it too heavy? Is it … [Read more...]

The Evenflo Platinum Symphony DLX All-In-One Car Seat!! Baby’s Got A New Cadillac,

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OMG!! I can’t begin to tell you how awesome the Platinum Symphony DLX All In One car seat from evenflo is! We call it baby’s new Cadillac! They broke the mold on this one! Evenflo has designed this awesome car seat’s securing latch system to be easily installed by anyone. I kid you not, even my mom, at the young tender age of 79, can transfer & install this bad boy in her car with ease in … [Read more...]

Things I Look For When Choosing Disposable Diapers For My Active Girls

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I remember being a new mom, choosing disposable diapers was harder than I thought it would be.  Luckily I received tons of diapers from my baby shower, which allowed me to play with a few different brands for free, but not everyone is able to do that, and diapers are too expensive to purchase and not use.  There are plenty to choose from, and it can be a bit stressful if you don't know … [Read more...]

20 Easy Tips To Help Your Baby Sleep Better

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You know it's crazy, when Mattie was little she was such a good sleeper.  Now that she is a little one I am having problems getting her to sleep for naps, and at night.  She is at that age where she doesn't want to miss anything.  Okay, so she doesn't want to miss anything, AND I am going to admit it I have started to slack on a few important areas, such as my bedtime routine, and I … [Read more...]

7 Real Mom Potty Training Tips | How to Potty Train Without Stress

Real Mom Potty Training Tips How to Potty Train Without Stress

This is a sponsored post, written by me on behalf of Me-ify.  All opinions are 100% my own. Is your child ready for potty training?  It’s hard, I remember when Madisyn was “ready” for potty training, or I thought she was.  I was so disappointed when I realized she wasn't ready, and my mom had to remind me that I needed to slow down and hold on to her toddler years, because we … [Read more...]

Indoor Activities for Kids: 20 Fun Things For Kids To Do In The House

Indoor Activities for Kids 20 Fun Things For Kids To Do In The House

Do you ever hear, "Mom, I'm Bored?"  I hear it all the time when my kids are stuck inside for any length of time.  We live in Southern New Mexico, it's HOT in the summer, and COLD in the winter.  If I don't come up with indoor activities for kids all I hear is how horrible their lives are.  Sure they are great at using their imaginations, but after they have used to so much of … [Read more...]

Scared of the Dark? 5 Tips To Help Your Child Sleep Better At Night.

5 tips to help your child sleep better at night

When I was a little girl I loved collecting dolls & stuffed animals, I was also terrified of the dark. So keeping a light on at bed time was mandatory. As you know a lot of children are scared of the dark, my Niko being one of them, we always have a night-light on for him. There are several things you can do to help your child sleep better at night. Scared of the Dark? 5 Tips To Help Your … [Read more...]