Tips to Help You Pack Kid-Friendly School Lunches

Guest Post. All opinions are mine and mine alone. Received compensation to share.   If you have kids in school, you know that one of the essential parts of their day is lunchtime. In fact, most children will tell you that lunch is a treasured time of day, second only to recess. In large schools, the time allotted a class to consume the midday meal is rather short, sometimes as little as 15 minutes. This barely gives a child ... ...continue reading

Birthday Celebration Tips for Children

Did not receive anything for this post. All opinions are mine and mine alone. As a parent, you’re well aware that birthday parties for your little ones should be as memorable an event as you can make them – which doesn’t mean you have to break the bank. Creativity ranks more highly than money, anyway; especially if you always remember the one unchangeable rule: feed the sweet tooth! Cakes and candies are necessary starting points, and ... ...continue reading

Back To School Shopping #BacktoschoolwithBoden #IC #ad

“This post was sponsored by Boden as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review.” #BacktoschoolwithBoden #ad #IC #Bodenbyme Well, It's that happy and sad time of year again. School is just about in session for us. When I was a kid I looked forward to school shopping, new clothes, shoes, and supplies. It was a way to express myself. The first day of school is your first ... ...continue reading

Easy Back To School Snack

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BackToSchoolSimple #CollectiveBias School is just around the corner. I am a little sad but mostly happy. Can us parents do a small happy dance? I am prepared to pack the perfect lunches, provide amazing after school snacks, and high five all my kids for every paper they give me. The only thing is, I will be doing this 100% for the first ... ...continue reading

Reasons You Should Never Forget to Protect Your Smile

All opinions are mine and mine alone. Didn't receive anything for this guest post. Living Your Active Life: Reasons You Should Never Forget to Protect Your Smile An active lifestyle that includes regularly playing your favorite sport is always going to be a good thing to do for your overall health, but there are plenty of examples where people forget to protect their mouth while taking part in an activity, only to regret the consequences. A ... ...continue reading

Adventure Out Back

This post was sponsored by Nature Valley as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. #BeGreatOutThere @NatureValley #IC #AD It's Summer, mother Nature decided to bring in 90+ degree days in with her! Not that I am complaining. I love summer. My family and I do so much all summer long. Now that I have "older" kids and trust me 3 and older I feel for my family it's gotten just a tad easier, TAD! I encourage my kids and friend ... ...continue reading

Make Brushing Teeth Fun

I participated in this sponsored campaign on behalf of Firefly®, REACH®, and One2One Network. All opinions stated are my own. We all want to be amazing parents. We want to be on top of it all. Sometimes we need a little help or someone to remind us of a small everyday detail. Such as brushing teeth. I admit it, I sometimes get so caught up in 3 kids bedtime routine I forget to bring up brushing their teeth. I know, Horrible aren't I?! Well ... ...continue reading

Growing Up McGee Sextuplets

Post is brought to you by Growing UP McGee. All opinions are mine and mine alone. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have sextuplets, yea me either. The McGee family calls it family when we think it's crazy. It's their life and I'm sure there is never a dull day. With one kid it changes your life. I can't even imagine changing diapers for 6 kids! There new show premieres June 8th at 9pm EST on UPTV. They do everything a normal ... ...continue reading

Ecoscraps Flower Pot Garden

Post is brought to you by Ecoscraps. All opinions are mine and mine alone. If you didn't know by now we throw away a lot of trash! On average Americans throw away 30 million tons of food waste every year! Did you know you can plant beautiful plants in that "waste" called compost? Ecoscraps diverts millions of pounds of food waste each year from landfills by recycling them into natural and organic garden soils and plant foods. If you are like ... ...continue reading

Huggies Little Snugglers “Letter To My Kids”

This post is brought to you by Huggies. All opinions are mine and mine alone. Mother's Day is everyday in my book. I get hugs and snuggles everyday. Even the days I think I don't want them. I feel like I want to lock myself in the pantry and scream. Those are the days I am most appreciated. My kids will toss a fit and five minutes after come and give me a hug and it's one of those "I really love you hugs" that just make all the crazyness melt ... ...continue reading