The time I gave up nothing to be with my everything…for love

J&J Campaign Manifesto

When I was little, and well into my teen years I hurled angry, hurtful words at my dad.  "You aren't my FATHER" I would scream, when he'd try to parent me.  And worse.  As I grew older and matured, though, I started to see clearly and understand.  My dad was my father.  He is my ...

Make Every Day a Big Day Starting with Breakfast #PCBigDay

frosted mini wheats big day

Schools' ending, summer's almost here....and kids will be free to play, to camp, climb, crawl, kick, swim and all kinds of other fun things for the summer. Scholastic and Kellogg's Frosted Mini Wheats have created a "Big Day" campaign where they challenge parents and kids alike to make every day a "Big Day."  Sounds easy ...

My Mother’s Day Plans include unplugging it all #SocialBlackout

social black out mothers day

It's Mother's Day weekend and as much as I love you all, dear friends, I won't be online much.  Especially not on Sunday, Mother's Day itself.  Why is that?  I want to unplug, unwind and just chill.  All day.  I won't lie, it will be hard, because I've always got my phone right there, or ...

Huggies Designer Wipes Tub – Function Meets Fashion #HuggiesTester

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I am so excited to be an Official Huggies Tester and share with you an exciting new product!!!  Huggies Wipes Designer Tubs are a fun and fashionable way to store your baby wipes.  These tubs are the ultimate in Function Meets Fashion and one of my top picks.   Just because we are moms and often accumulate a lot of "stuff" in ...

Mombo Nursing Pillow #Mombo (Giveaway)

mombo nursing pillow

This post brought to you by Comfort and Harmony. All opinions are 100% mine.   All nursing moms know that a comfortable nursing pillow is a MUST.  I was so excited to learn about the new Mombo from Bright Starts.  This nursing pillow has some wonderful and innovative features that will make nursing more comfortable for baby and mom! "Moms love ...

Dillon Rogers Kid’s Signature Bracelets (Giveaway)

Dillon Rogers Kids Signature Bracelet

When I was asked if I wanted to review Dillon Rogers Kid's Signature Bracelets, I knew they would make the perfect gift for mom this Mother's Day!  This completely customizable leather bracelet features your child's actual signature on the leather making it one of a kind.   Each bracelet can hold up to five names ...

Great toys for summer fun OUTSIDE

ideas for outside fun with kids

Now that the weather's been nicer (finally!!) we've been outside more and more each day.  The kids are filthy and exhausted at the end of each day, and honestly, so are we parents. We've been doing a lot of landscaping work out of necessity because we had to remove 24 trees this past fall/winter for ...

What time is the right time to talk about long term care?

long term care

This post is part of a series brought to you by Genworth Financial.  What time is the right time to talk about long term care? The answer, my friends, is really, right now. There's not a set time frame, but I can tell you from my own life experience and that of my friends, that ...

Tia Mowry’s all new Circle of Moms video series in partnership with Kia

Tia Mowry hosts the fun, enjoyable new Circle of Moms video series in partnership with Kia, along with her Circle of Moms friends Diane and Stacy.  I was asked to watch the latest video from Circle of Moms by POPSUGAR and share it with you.  When I opened the video I was quite pleasantly surprised to see ...