Holiday ready tips for parents

holiday ready tips for parents feature

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone #KidfreshToTheRescue #CollectiveBias It's our favorite time of year and we are getting ready for all the seasonal fun. But getting holiday ready isn't just about singing along at your child's school program or addressing your favorite holiday cards. It's also about making sure you don't let the business get in the way of actually enjoying the season. This holiday season I took a much Read More... {Read More...}

Dad for President, current campaign thoughts

Dad for President our current campaign thoughts feature

We all have our own thoughts on the current presidential election. My opinion has changed over the past few months but at no time have I felt good about the possibility of either candidate actually being the next President of the United States. When my seven year old daughter asked who I am voting for this week I really didn't know how to respond. Instead I felt like running to the playground wearing a "Dad for President" shirt. Luckily I didn't; I left that to baby sister instead. But I did Read More... {Read More...}

Getting ready for baby: tips for first night home

getting ready for baby tips for your first night home feature

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WhatsInYourBabyBag #CollectiveBias I have two daughters six years apart. As a first time parent there is the fear of not knowing what to expect but by the time baby #2 comes around, you can consider yourself a pro - unless those two babies are many years apart. In just six years I had forgotten everything I thought I new about bringing home a baby. I'm not talking basic survival skills here Read More... {Read More...}

Falling for BabbleBox: favorite home and harvest products!

BaBabbleBoxx Home & Harvest feature

This post is sponsored by on behalf of Single Edition Media. #BabbleBoxxFall  One email from BabbleBoxx and a couple of weeks later, I had a box full of awesome products to make my month better. The BabbleBoxx Home & Harvest box just showed up at my door packed with recipes, snacks, and even wipes for sticky fingers! I loved receiving the Home & Harvest box and am excited to see future boxes from BabbleBoxx. The box kits sent to influencers Read More... {Read More...}

Interactive Digital Play with WowWee CHiP and COJI

Interactive Digital Play CHiP and COJI feature

This post was sponsored by Duracell as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central.  The way our children play is so different than the days we spent playing outside with friends after school. With new technology developing everyday, my daughter has a growing list of gifts on her holiday list. Between the devices we already have at home and the many she would love to add to her collection, it's not an easy task to differentiate between educational opportunities and those that Read More... {Read More...}

Gifts for Creative Kids – Bunchems Alive

Gifts for Creative Kids Bunchems Alive feature

With two daughters and a love for arts and crafts, everyday there is a messy project covering our kitchen table. Glue, paint and glitter spills are common so you can imagine my excitement to find a project for creative kids that doesn't make a mess. A toy that allows creativity to happen over and over again without the need to purchase additional supplies is the perfect gift for creative kids! Bunchems Alive, the 2016 Toy of the Year for Activities, takes a whole new spin on creativity Read More... {Read More...}