Identifying Bedwetting vs. Night time potty training (Prize Pack Giveaway)

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I wet the bed until I was in fourth grade.  My parents tried everything they could- limiting fluids, waking me to pee at night- everything.  My oldest had wasn't fully night trained until she was 5 1/2 years old- she day trained at 21 months.  I was told by more than one medical professional that ...

Britax Stroller Board

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In March, I got to head to NYC to have brunch with Britax and check out some of their new strollers and accessories.  One of those accessories is one that we're still loving- and using- the Stroller Board.  The stroller board attaches fairly easily to most strollers and can hold up to a 50lb child...which ...

Tips to prepare for the chance of the “first” period starting at school #KotexMom

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School's back in swing, kids are full on with schoolwork, homework, afterschool activities, etc.  They are busier than ever.  Given how busy schedules are, it's a great time to also help your daughter prepare for the chance that her first period may happen when she's at school. We've talked about what to expect a bit, but ...

Rice Krispies Make Mornings Better (Giveaway)

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Here's something I bet you don't know about me.  My all time favorite cereal is Rice Krispies.  With milk, without milk, in a bowl, in a cup, out of a baggie...it doesn't matter. I love them.  Rice Krispie treats? Yes, please.  Obviously I love the taste of them, but I've grown to love them even ...

Show off your Shield-Sneeze-Swish moves ($100 Amazon Giveaway)

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OK friends.  It's September, and just about everyone is back in school. I know a few schools don't start until the 10th but for the most part, everyone's back into the swing of things...including sharing germs.  Kids in school=shared germs.  There's no way to avoid it.  It happens every year.Kleenex's Back to School Website has ...

We had “The Talk” today. The period talk. #kotexmom

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So my daughter has been eyeing a little pink cosmetic bag that arrived a few weeks ago that's been in my closet.  She's also been uber-inquisitive when I've had my period lately, noticing I'm in the bathroom more frequently, products more noticeable, etc.  As part of the Kotex Ambassador program, we received these little bags ...

Take the Huggies Easy-On, Easy-Off Challenge!

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Each of my kids has hated diaper changes.  Screaming, squirming, squealing in delight when they squirmed away from me- these are the memories I have from diaper changes.  My kids could squirm away from any change and out of just about any diaper in no time at all, no matter how little they were.  Babies ...

5 Things I Never Thought I’d Say

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There are many phrases parents don't expect to utter until they have children....here are a few of my current faves!  Parenting sure is fun sometimes! 1. Please don't cut the cat's hair...your sister's hair... the dog's hair...mommy's hair.... 2. Please don't put stickers on your penis. 3.Please don't feed the cat waffles. 4. Please don't feed the baby the dog's food. 5. ...

GoodNites Disposable Bed Mats Coupon and Giveaway (4 winners)

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I am still in disbelief that all three of my children are potty trained.  Now, my oldest has been accident free for 18 months, and my just about 5 year old has one accident a year?? But my little one, who just turned 3 last week...she's just not ready to be dry overnight.  She's frequently ...

Fairy Tales Hair Care Rosemary Repel Lice Prevention Giveaway

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It's here, friends. Back to school time. Back to germs...and the increased risk of LICE. I kid you not, just typing those words makes my skin crawl and my scalp itch. I had lice once, in 2nd grade. I remember my mom putting all my stuff through the washer over and over again, bagging my ...