We all do it. We scroll through social media and see a mom in the perfect matching outfit with her toddler or a mom putting the finishing touches on a three-tier birthday cake. We see the mom doing a fun, educational game with her child or just being spontaneous and living in the moment. You […]
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This is a sponsored post. As always, all opinions expressed about the product are 100% my own.As a former teacher, and now mom of two toddlers, I know how well kids of all ages respond to positive reinforcement. However, even with the best of intentions, most of the positive reward systems we have set up […]
From the outside, I had the perfect love filled family growing up: Mom and Dad were happy together, we had a nice house, I had a sister, dogs, and tons of support around me. For these things I will always be thankful. Once I became a mom- I realized that what I experienced growing up […]
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I recently had to classify what kind of mom I am. Was I a crunchy or a helicopter mom? Am I a hands on or totally laid back mama? Basically I had to put a name on my particular parenting style. So after a lot of consideration* I decided to label myself as a “good […]
Thank you to our partners at JCPenney for these family photos. All opinions expressed are 100% my own. Taking family photos can be really stressful. Picking out coordinating outfits, choosing an affordable photographer and convincing toddlers to cooperate are just a few of the stressful details you have to think about. However, if all of […]
When my children were little, I remember wishing I had a MOMMY MENTOR. I was familiar with mentoring from the business world. That is, when a successful business person takes under their wing a junior business person and guides them through the choices and situations they face, to become the best business person they can […]
I just love birthday traditions. There is something so special about celebrating the same way year after year. One of our family’s favorite traditions is creating a birthday slideshow. Every year I compile pictures and videos to create a slideshow of the past year. We have so much fun watching these every year and […]
We are working hard to connect with our community… YOU! If you remember, a few weeks back, we did an open call for a #deservingmom campaign. We allowed you to nominate a deserving mom/friend/sister/aunt/neighbor- and that you did! The responses came pouring in! We had just over 30 nominations! In partnership with Elsa’s Floral Design, we wanted […]
It all started off normal enough. My son comes barreling into my room and slams the door behind him, sending my still-sleeping brain into panic mode. I say good morning, we have a quick cuddle, then he gets the dogs all riled up for breakfast. Ok, ok, I’m getting up. The new puppy started chewing […]
Motherhood is such a funny thing. Similar to life, it seems like it goes so fast and so slow all at the same time. There have been moments in my motherhood journey where I couldn’t wait to get to the next stage and then other moments where I looked back and missed a stage […]