Captain McFinn and Friends Anti-Bullying Series

Captain McFinn Anti Bullying Series for kids

I thought that dealing with bullying was something I'd be maybe starting to worry about when my oldest child was maybe in grade 7 or 8.  As it turned out, I was wrong.  Bullying can and does exist at almost every grade in school- even with the little kindergarten children.  My  then-kindergarten student was bullied ...

Change your little squirmer with Huggies Little Movers Slip-On Diapers!

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  Do you have a little squirmer at home?  I know that I do and this can pose a REAL problem when it comes to diaper changes.  My little guy is 11 months old and in prime "squirm" mode. He flips, wiggles, kicks and bucks. Anything to avoid a diaper change! I frequently tell my husband ...

Summer Swimming Safety Tips from NSF

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As you know, summer is in full swing and with the summer heat days are often spent poolside with family and friends. However, a relaxing day can quickly become an emergency if proper pool safety precautions aren’t taken. In 2012 the Consumer Product Safety Commission estimated that almost 300 children under the age of 5 drown in ...

New and Improved Huggies Snug & Dry and Overnites Diapers (Giveaway 4 winners)

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 As a parent, or a caregiver of a child in diapers, one of the most important things you want in a diaper, regardless of what kind of diaper you use, is absorbency.  You can have the cutest or the cheapest or the most eco friendly diapers around, but if your diapers aren't absorbent, they aren't ...

Unexpected News as a Mom- How do you handle it?

Alopecia Areata

Earlier this week, I noticed a bald spot on my almost 5 year old son's head.  His friend had pulled his hair the day before...there wasn't even mention of it to me, or his friends mom.  It was kind of matter of fact.  Right after I took this photo, my little guy looked up at ...

Teach kids about money and finances with Tykoon #MoneySmartKid

Tykoon app for kids and money

My kids are getting to the age where they want to buy their own "stuff."  Maybe it's something I won't spend my money on, or maybe it's something they really want and it's not birthday or Christmas time- my husband and I decided that we'd let them start having opportunities to earn some money in ...

Britax B-READY Stroller with Second Seat (Review) #Giveaway

britax b ready 2012

I wore all three of my kids more than I used a stroller, but I'm finding that more and more, as we venture to places that involve walking for long periods of time- like zoos, amusement parks, etc, that I'm wanting what a stroller offers- a place for the kids to get some rest, chill ...

Kids Shoes…a vent and a way to save

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All three of my kids just had growth spurts.  I don't even have to see how much they start eating to know a spurt is coming- I can tell simply by how many times they trip in a day.  All of them have a spurt in foot growth FIRST and then eat everything in my ...

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 ...