Magical New Children’s Book: Wizard and the Lizard

Wizard and the Lizard by Katie Reed is the magical tale of Buddy, a cute little lizard who wishes to transform himself in to a big fierce dragon with the help of his best friend Wizard. The thing is, his best friend thinks he is perfect just the way he is. But he wants to … Continue reading Magical New Children’s Book: Wizard and the Lizard

How Do You Get Motivated?

Sometimes I get in this cloudy little funk where I just don't want to do anything except...nothing. I just have no desire to do ANYTHING. I posted on Facebook today that this was my moooooooood: So how do you change that? Any brilliant tips when you just don't want to Do The Thing? My first … Continue reading How Do You Get Motivated?

New Children’s Book: The Adventures of Ninja and Luche – The Great Piggy Rescue

Someone in the neighborhood has swiped Piggy from a little girl and it's up to the superhero duo Ninja and Luche to get him back! Follow their adventures as they try and keep their identity a secret from their parents and grandmother while rescuing Piggy, eating nachos and doing some sweet ninja dance moves. The … Continue reading New Children’s Book: The Adventures of Ninja and Luche – The Great Piggy Rescue

Reading Eggs Review from Ages 3 to 4

Last year when my son was three years old, I tried a free trial of ReadingEggs.com and liked it so much I bought a full year. Reading Eggs is a computer program for kids that makes learning to read fun with activities and games. You can read about our experience from the rocky start to … Continue reading Reading Eggs Review from Ages 3 to 4

MomLife: Of Course I Keep ALL Your Artwork!

A kid in school (or daycare) means lots of artwork. From hand print turkeys to pages of scribbles, it can be quite a lot of stuff to save. I had been quietly slipping about half of it into the trash until the day my son caught me in a typical parental fib and discovered I … Continue reading MomLife: Of Course I Keep ALL Your Artwork!

Movie Review: Scooby-Doo! Return to Zombie Island

*Warner Bros. Home Entertainment provided me with a free copy of the DVD I reviewed in this blog post. The opinions I share are my own* My son is a Scooby fan and a zombie fan, so last night we popped a big bowl of popcorn, grabbed a fuzzy blankie and snuggled up on the … Continue reading Movie Review: Scooby-Doo! Return to Zombie Island

This Mom Blog Experiment

I started this Momtastic Mommy Blog as an experiment to see how I felt about having a less personal style mom blog. One that was set up to make money, used stock photos, did reviews and posted useful articles, etc. It was going to be "all the mom stuff." I also thought it might give … Continue reading This Mom Blog Experiment