Help Walmart and Pampers Support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (Giveaway, ends 7/11) #sponsored


This post is sponsored by P&G and I was provided with a Walmart gift card as a thank you for sharing this information. As always, all opinions stated here are 100% my own or those of my family.
This year has truly been a challenging one for my family – in ways we never anticipated. When […]

Holiday Gift Idea: Shutterfly Photo Books #SFLYphotobook (Giveaway – closed)


Pictures are worth a thousand words, right? Whether it’s to commemorate a special family moment or just capture the everyday memories, snapping photos of our lives is as easy as pulling out the cell phone that we all seem to have right on-hand nowadays. And while sharing pictures online is quick and easy – and […]

Why Creativity Matters (Giveaway – ends 4/4)


Every time I see my children’s eyes light up as they proudly show off their latest creation…
The sense of accomplishment I see in my daughter’s faces when they come up with a problem-solving idea on their own…
A child who may not fit in with her peers, who’s not athletically-inclined or very coordinated – but who […]

Win a surprise trip to Great Wolf Lodge!


My family has been fortunate enough to have had the chance to take our kids to our local Great Wolf Lodge resort, in Traverse City, MI a couple of times over the past few years. Both times it’s been an amazing experience that the whole family has loved, and it’s somewhere that the kids all […]

iPhone App Thursday Review – My Little Pony: Twilight Sparkle, Teacher for a Day Interactive Storybook (Giveaway – CLOSED)


With three daughters, it was pretty much inevitable that we would have a playroom filled with ponies. What I wasn’t initially expecting however, was just how much my kids would enjoy playing with the different My Little Pony (MLP) play sets and for how long they would continue to do so. At 5 years old, […]

Mom’s the Word on Dinner – and Table Manners too! (Giveaway – CLOSED)


Have you seen the Mom’s the Word on Dinner videos over on Ragu’s Facebook page lately? I’ve been following the conversation as some well-known bloggers dish about different dinner-time topics, all about feeding our kids – how to handle picky eaters, feed kids healthier foods, and the latest video – which talks about table manners:

Manners […]

Review and Giveaway: Cars 2 (CLOSED)


I remember the first time I saw the movie ‘Cars’ – it was on DVD, at a friend’s house and I thought it was a really cute movie. But with having girls, I didn’t figure that we’d end up with any kids who were fanatics about the movie. And although my girls have also always […]