No More, “I’m bored!” a Family Autumn and Winter Bucket List

I love Spring, but Autumn and Winter are close favorites because there are so many activities for a family to do together inside and out! I created an Autumn and Winter bucket list full of fun so you won't have to hear, "Mommmm, I'm so bored!" Family Autumn and Winter Bucket List Rake leaves into … Continue reading No More, “I’m bored!” a Family Autumn and Winter Bucket List

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The Terrible Twos in Action

See that adorable little guy? Look at those dark brown puppy dog eyes, surrounded by the longest dark eyelashes you've ever seen. Just try to keep from kissing those soft cheeks: it's almost impossible. See that cute smile? Try your best to not give in when you say, "No!" and he says, "Oh," while looking … Continue reading The Terrible Twos in Action

Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da

Yesterday as I backed my car out of the driveway, The Beatles' Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da began to play on the radio. The upbeat song about Desmond and Molly and then the family they create has always been one I've enjoyed. I have always been a huge Beatles fan, just as my husband is; that's one of … Continue reading Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da

Toy Review: Wreck-it Ralph Breaks the Internet Disney Princess and Frozen Character Dolls

Disclaimer: Hasbro has kindly gifted these toys to us. Thank you, Hasbro! *Please note: All views expressed are those of myself and my daughter. My daughter is crazy about Disney Princesses and Frozen characters if you couldn't tell by her photo, but she comes by it honestly; I too loved Disney princesses as a girl. … Continue reading Toy Review: Wreck-it Ralph Breaks the Internet Disney Princess and Frozen Character Dolls

How to Throw a Ghoulishly Great Halloween Party

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Paperless Post Next week is Halloween and I am so excited!  Halloween has always been one of my very favorite holidays of the year and we are preparing for a party! I love to throw a party. My kids’ birthday parties are really just an excuse for me to … Continue reading How to Throw a Ghoulishly Great Halloween Party

7 Simple Ways to Stay Productive in Motherhood

Today we have a great guest post by fellow blogger, Marissa. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did! If you have a child, it goes without saying that it can be downright challenging to stay productive in motherhood. As mothers, a myriad of things interfere with our productivity on a daily basis. … Continue reading 7 Simple Ways to Stay Productive in Motherhood

The Five Best Pumpkin Recipes on Pinterest

I love pumpkin: pumpkin bread, pumpkin spice cake, pumpkin chocolate chip cookies, pumpkin butter, pumpkin pie... you name it. I even love to add canned pumpkin puree to my oatmeal in the morning. Many people consider pumpkin a seasonal food, usually consumed in the Autumn, but I enjoy it all year long. Below, I have … Continue reading The Five Best Pumpkin Recipes on Pinterest

Book Review: Baby Loves The Five Senses: Sight! And Baby Loves The Five Senses: Hearing!

Charlesbridge kindly sent me a copy of two recently published books in their Baby Loves Science series, Baby Loves The Five Senses: Sight! and Baby Loves The Five Senses: Hearing! Both books are written by Ruth Spiro and illustrated by Irene Chan. At first glance, seeing that these were board books, I wasn’t sure that … Continue reading Book Review: Baby Loves The Five Senses: Sight! And Baby Loves The Five Senses: Hearing!

Are You Afraid of the Dark? Eight Scary Movies to Watch for Halloween

Do you like scary movies? Don't you think it is strange that humans like to be scared and regularly consume different types of entertainment that frightens them?

Riding the Rollercoaster of Emotions: How to Teach Your Children About Feelings

The rollercoaster Imagine waiting in line to board a rollercoaster car. You are feeling excited and a little impatient. Once you board the car and are strapped in you begin to feel nervous and hesitant. Do you really want to take this ride? Next, the car jerks and you feel scared and begin to regret … Continue reading Riding the Rollercoaster of Emotions: How to Teach Your Children About Feelings