The Top 4 Best Selling Holiday Gifts For 2014 From Ideavillage!

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Every year I look forward to our holiday gift guide and this year I have the top 4 best-selling  holiday gifts for 2014 from ideavillage and I know your going to love each one! I so enjoy sharing with all of you our wonderful, personal, holiday favorite stories, idea's and recipes, along with the best-selling innovative products out on the market today. We all love to save money especially … [Read more...]

What To Look For When Choosing The Right Toddler Scooter.

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We are an outdoors type of family, doesn't matter what time of the year, my kids love to play outside!! My little miss Novalee is 18 months old and full of energy! She has just about every toy you can imagine but her over all favorite are the ride on toys. Since she has mastered balance and coordination well enough to where she can scoot around safely, we have been looking into purchasing a … [Read more...]

Choosing The Perfect Kids Scooter For The Holidays!

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All of us who have kids know that scooters have been around for decades. We parents also know that scooters are a big demand with the kiddos this time of the year. So choosing the perfect kids scooter for the holidays can become a bit overwhelming to say the least! The good thing is scooter quality, technology and their designs has changed to suit how they are used making our choices easier, oh … [Read more...]

Happy Halloween From Mike And Ike!

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Your house will be the go to house this Halloween with Mike And Ike Candies!! We love Halloween, all the kiddos running around in their awesome, cutesy costumes. Every year my son in law decorates the garage, turns the fogger on, plays Friday the 13th music and wears a hockey mask to hand out the candy. He'll sit next to a table, with an empty bowl, super still until someone is … [Read more...]

Technology Designed With Baby In Mind,The iBaby M6!

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Baby monitors give parents the freedom to move about the house and resume normal activities for daily living. They also amplify the baby's cries at night to wake even the heaviest sleepers. The best baby monitors have clear video & sound, little interference with other electronics and ample range, so you can be in another room and still monitor your baby. Some even monitor movement and … [Read more...]

Stroller Safety Starts With Choosing The Right Stroller!

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Being a mother of two adult children and three beautiful grand children all under the age of 8 years, I like to think I know a thing or two about strollers, after all I can honestly say I have been through a few! I have also learned over the years that stroller safety starts with choosing the right stroller. Most parents, will want to get at least one stroller for their baby. If … [Read more...]

Apps To Keep Children Safe This Halloween

Apps To Keep Your Kids Safe This Halloween

It’s almost time to get spooky up in here, with goblins, ghouls, ghost, zombies, mummy’s and all those creepy crawly things that come with Halloween!  The kids have their Halloween costumes picked out, and are ready to hit the streets for some trick-or-treating, but how ready are you?  Are you considering the real dangers that might be lurking outside this Halloween?  Have you … [Read more...]

We Love Our HALO Bassinest!

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As you already know my newest grand baby was born September 18 th and we couldn't be happier!! Having a new baby does bring its challenges though, for parents SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) is scary. I'm happy to say our HALO Bassinest has helped to ease our fears!! With SIDS, there is no way to completely prevent it, but thankfully, there are some things that we as parents can do to assure … [Read more...]

#BestGotBetter With Contigo West Loop Travel Mugs!

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As you all may know I'm a super busy full-time grandma to three beautiful children under the age of 8. My daughter & son-in-law have an unusual work schedule and we don't leave the kids with just anyone so I'm their primary care provider 12 hrs a day 7 days a week. My grandkids live 45 minutes away, so needless to say I'm in my car a lot. My day starts at the break of dawn. Once I hear my … [Read more...]

Power Rangers Super Megaforce Halloween Safety Tips!‏


Halloween is coming, are you ready? I am super excited to start this month! October-December-November are my absolute favorite months of the year. We have Christmas in December, Thanksgiving in November and Halloween in October. I just love the adorable Halloween costumes that come out each year. I'm sure being a parent you’ve already put a lot of thought into your plans for Halloween, all the … [Read more...]

Why Parents Should Be Involved With Their Child’s Education

Why Parents Should Be Involved With Their Childs Education

This post about why parents should be involved with their child's education is sponsored by our friends at  All opinions are our own, but we think you're going to love Schoola as much as we do, because they're doing great things for the schools our children attend!  Being involved with your child's education can have a major impact on them during school hours. … [Read more...]

Customized Apparel For that Special Someone Or Event In Your Life!

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We are a T-shirt wearing family and love all those funky sayings and comical characters especially on the kiddos clothes. I kid you not we each own around 20 customized t-shirts or more and just about each one has some awesome print or design on them. I really enjoy designing one of a kind T-shirts to give to my family and friends that they can cherish for a long time. Another fabulous thing … [Read more...]

Keeping Baby’s Bottles, Pacifiers And Sippy Cups Sanitary & off the floor!


I'm a mother of two awesome children and grandmother to three beautiful grandchildren so I can honestly say baby gear sure has come a long way! Because I have a few baby years under my belt I like to think I know a thing or two about baby gear. One of my top quirks when it comes to baby gear is keeping baby bottles, pacifiers and sippy cups sanitary & off the floor. Boy, oh boy am I … [Read more...]

5 Simple Ways To Help Your Kids Stay Organized For School!

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We are in the beautiful month of September, if you have kids like I do then by now they are already in school. Keeping them organized, especially with the younger kids can be a difficult task to say the least! I'm going to share with you today 5 top ways to help your kids stay organized for school, but first I would like to ask, do you remember those "getting ready to go back to school days" when … [Read more...]

Benefits of A Quality Baby Activity Walker.


As our little Miss Novalee started to become more independent, rolling over, sitting up on her own and crawling everywhere, now walking…”whew’ it is definitely challenging to keep her confined in one place, after all I can only block off the family room for so long. Being loving parents of course we are a wee bit picky about the baby gear our precious little one will be encountering as she … [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...]

How To Create A Safe Sleep Environment For Your Baby With HALO.

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As parents we all want what’s best for our children, of course keeping them safe is a priority and HALO is a name you can trust. Newborns can sleep about 16 hours a day. Safe sleep is where we start to help protect our babies from sudden sleep-related dangers, like suffocation and SIDS. Being a grandma of three beautiful kids one 7 years old, 13 months and one on the way with the younger of the … [Read more...]

Great Sleepwear with Comfort in Mind from Snug Organics


I love finding great pajamas for my children. I never thought about it until I started buying nicer pajamas for myself. Since I started buying myself nicer pajamas I realize that softer more comfortable pajamas can be a perfect way to be able to have a better night's sleep. I love being able to offer the kids the perfect high quality pajamas so that they can have a better night's sleep … [Read more...]

Piggy Paint Offers You Nail Polish that is Safe as Mud for Your Little One’s Piggies


Many of my friends and family thought that I was crazy when I took the time to paint Adeline's toe nails while we were in the hospital. Of course I had been using Piggy Paint at the time because it is so safe and free from all of the harmful chemicals that are found in regular nail polish. I loved seeing her tiny toe nails painted and vowed that we would have fun doing our nails … [Read more...]

9 Tips To Consider When Choosing Your Childs First Sippy Cup.

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Being a full-time Mima to 4 beautiful grand children, I like to think I know a thing or two when it comes to weaning a baby from bottle to sippy cup, after all I have already been there done that a few I will say this from my sippy cup experience that you will end up with no less than 6 sippy cups you have either purchased or were gifted and out of those 6 or more you will … [Read more...]