Talking with your girls about their period #KotexMom

I started getting my period when I was 10 years old. Fifth grade- in March, to be more exact. My parents were gone for the day- and remember, this was before the era of cell phones...they were at Power Squadron classes and who knew when they'd be home.  I was home with my brother B ...

Little Love Buns Cloth Diaper Supplies Review & Giveaway (Guest Review)

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After cloth diapering for over two years, I’ve tried a lot of different laundry routines. One thing I love to experiment with is laundry detergent, so I was happy to try out Little Love Buns detergents and wipes bits! Dallas, mom of three and creator of Little Love Buns has been cloth diapering for years, ...

Sprouts™ Serve it! My very own dish set #Giveaway

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My kids love cooking- either with role play or actually helping me to cook.  Either way, this always, always goes better when the dishes, bowls and utensils they are using are the appropriate size for little hands... and little foods.  The new Sprouts™ Serve it! My very own dish set offers a way for kids to ...

Summer Vacation Plans

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I just realized that it's the 23rd of May and I need to get our summer plans going.  Of course, we don't actually DO that much, or rather, travel that much, but we still like to have a lot of fun.  I have plans to visit children's museums and splash parks, the Bronx Zoo, Storyland, ...

I like to call this one, WHAT was she thinking? (Wordless Wednesday)

the things kids do

Sometimes, as a parent, you really just have to sit there and wonder what on earth could possibly be going through their heads.  This is what our 6.5 year old came down to get help with at 9:30 on Sunday night. 45 minutes it took me, to get that mess undone.   What have YOUR kids done that ...

Stop & Shop and Produce for Kids® Partner to Help Connecticut Children

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Produce for Kids® is launching its annual Get Healthy, Give Hope campaign with 16 major supermarket chains across the country, including Connecticut Stop & Shop stores, to help raise money for local children’s cancer research. Launched May 4, 2012, shoppers like us can support local children’s cancer research programs and get healthy at the same time.  Thanks to the annual ...

Parenting can be tough.

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Last week, my 6 year old came home from school and told me that a child in her class wrote "I hate you (name)" on the whiteboard for everyone to see.  She was very upset for her friend who's name was on that whiteboard, almost in tears as we talked about how that must have ...

8 Tips for Bringing Baby Swimming (#Giveaway)

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Get more swimming in every Sam's® Club Pack of Huggies® Summer's pretty much here (although today is definitely an exception in CT) and with summer comes lots and lots of water play for people of all ages, including babies.  Babies swimming need to have a diaper on, to contain any...um...messes they may produce while in the ...