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?

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!

New Desert Essence Probiotic Hand Sanitizer is a Must for Moms

Sneezy, sniffly cold season is approaching! Are you ready? Every mom usually has a stash of hand sanitizer handy, so why not make it something that also delivers a little extra bonus like probiotics? Desert Essence recently released a new set of Probiotic Hand Sanitizers with the fresh botanical-infused scents of Tea Tree, Lavender and … Continue reading New Desert Essence Probiotic Hand Sanitizer is a Must for Moms

Our First Show and Tell

When I picked my son up from school last week he had a big announcement- "Mommy we have Show and Tell tomorrow and that's when we get presents." I'm not sure where he got the idea that everyone was bringing presents, but it took me a little and while and several different conversations that evening … Continue reading Our First Show and Tell

Leveling Up on LEGOS: Our First Build

Today we built our first actual LEGO thing - a cool race car! Sure we've made many creative LEGO things in the past, usually giant avant-garde buildings, but this was the first thing we've ever made where we followed the instructions. Ever since our recent LEGOLAND trip, my son has a renewed interest in all … Continue reading Leveling Up on LEGOS: Our First Build

The Best Way to Keep Pacifiers Clean On-the-Go with Silver Maple Cases

Ever pull out a pacifier from the bottom of the baby bag, only to find it covered with dirt, crumbs, hair and other gunk? Yuck! The Silver Maple pacifier case is the answer to storing clean pacifiers and having a place to hold those dirty ones until you can take them home and sanitize them. … Continue reading The Best Way to Keep Pacifiers Clean On-the-Go with Silver Maple Cases