#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 Schoola.com.  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 times..lol. 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...]

PeppyParents Is Our One Stop, Baby Gear Online Shop!

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As you all know I’m a full-time Mima to three beautiful children, their ages are 1 year, 18 months 7 years and my newest, number 4, is due any day now. With that being said not only am I super busy I will be in need for a lot of baby gear, at least through their first three years! Spending a bunch of money on baby gear is not an option, I do go by my budget so I’m always on the lookout for high … [Read more...]

Baby Is Riding In Style With The BOB B-SAFE Infant Car Seat by BRITAX.


Car seats, car seats and more car seats, my goodness with all the many options out there making a choice can be overwhelming to say the least, especially for a new parent to be. We like simple, having 2 children under the age of 8 and one due any day we don’t have a lot of time to go shopping let alone be installing difficult, heavy car seats!! With baby Mia due any day I now need another infant … [Read more...]

Zipit Bedding Making Your Life Easier One Bed At A Time!

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If you have kids old enough to make their own bed like I do then you know how frustrating it can be to get them to do it…UGH!! Day in & Day out, I have to remind my little crumb snatchers to go in their room & make their bed. Usually I have to send them back a second time to get it down right, ultimately resulting in my doing it myself. I don’t ask them to do hospital corners or check to … [Read more...]

3 Top Safety Tips For Choosing A Child’s Booster Seat.


There’s nothing more frustrating than struggling with a bulky child’s chair. Children tend to spend majority of the time trying to get themselves out of it which naturally can be dangerous! This is why I love the Bumbo Booster Floor Seat. It is super soft, fun and definitely a much safer option, best of all No assembly required!! Baby Novalee is old enough to sit up on her own now, and Really … [Read more...]

Three Reasons Stainless Steel is Best for Your Little One

Three Reasons Stainless Steel is Best for Your Little One

Recently you might have seen one of the huge debates on what type of bottles or sippie cups are best for your little one. I have struggled with knowing what was best and always been the type of mom to run out and buy the next best thing. The thing that has been frustrating for me is that it seems that the next best thing is always changing. So when Kid Basix said that they would love to have me … [Read more...]

Lovely Candy Offers You Candy You Can Feel Good About

Lovely Candy Offers You Candy You Can Feel Good About

Rarely is it possible to find candy that you enjoy eating that is not as terrible for you as the common treats that you are likely to be craving if you are trying to be healthier. Let's face it, no candy is going to be completely healthy but you can make better candy choices that you can feel good about rather than feeling as guilty over. Lovely Candy is a great choice for anyone who still … [Read more...]

4 Simple Tips For Planning Baby’s First Birthday Party!


I’m super excited to share with you our Little Miss Novalee just turned 1-year-old this month. Boy did she have the best first birthday party ever!! Baby’s first birthday only comes once in a lifetime, so naturally we wanted to come up with an awesome way to celebrate this special event. Planning for a child’s first birthday is of course a memorable & cherished time but honestly speaking, I … [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...]