LEGOLAND Discovery Center- Dallas/Fort Worth

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Disclosure: I was provided complimentary passes to visit the LEGOLAND© Discovery Center. I did not receive any other compensation for this post and all thoughts, opinions, and laser quest experiences are my own.  As a mom of three kids with varying ages, it can be extremely difficult choosing family activities. Far too often, my 8 […]

The time I managed an Elsa Braid

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While I was expecting my second child, I was kind of expecting another boy. We already had one, had all of the stuff we would need, and I was getting into the swing of being a boy mom. Of course, we ended up having a girl- and it became a whole new world of possibilities. […]

Blog Tip: Get Google to Notice You

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Google is key to search results for the content on your blog. While you do need to wait for Google to crawl your site, there is an easy way to help move this along. Creating a sitemap is like mapquest results for Google to find your blog. While easy to do, it is important to […]

Love, Sleep, Play– even more with Pampers

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Disclosure: This post is part of a sponsorship with BabyCenter. I received a free sample of the product for the purpose of this review. When you have your third child, you think you are ready for anything. (Or it might just be that you expect the unexpected). After having first a boy, then a girl, I […]

Perking up with Healthy Essentials

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Disclosure: This post is part of the HEALTHY ESSENTIALS® 2014 program by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. and The Motherhood, who sent me a box of products and compensated me for my time. Opinions, experiences and photos shared here are all my own, and I hope you enjoy them. This has got to be the […]

#Moms4JNJConsumer Twitter Party for Healthy Essentials

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This post is part of the HEALTHY ESSENTIALS® 2014 program by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. and The Motherhood, who sent me a box of products and compensated me for my time. Opinions, experiences and photos shared here are all my own, and I hope you enjoy them. I love when a box shows […]

Being present in the new year

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2014. I realize that we’re now a week in, but I finally feel like I’m present in the new year. I realize that might sound a little crazy- or maybe not with so many of you battling horrible storms. But between gearing up for my husband to travel long-term again and getting the kids back to […]

Holiday Traditions {Old School Blogging}

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I have loved the excellent Old School Blogging from The Miss Elaine-ous Life. This month, she puts on a Holiday version with the ever fabulous Kir of The Kir Corner (and so many other places too). It’s the perfect way to get into the spirit of the season! First things first: 1 Holy Night or […]

Creative Christmas Gift {un}Wrapping

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Disclosure: I was provided this toy as part of the Toys R Us Mom Blogger Campaign.  My husband and I have an annual tradition of wrapping our kids’ presents on Christmas Eve. Once we (finally) get them tucked in bed, we settle down by the fire in front of the Christmas tree and dig into […]

2013 Blogging in Review {Extravaganza}

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2013 has been an… interesting year. It’s been a long year. There have been so many challenges and ups and downs (and lefts and rights) that I still spinning trying to sort through it all. While time passes way too quickly, I can’t say that I will entirely mind bringing this year to a close. But, […]