Swimming Pool Safety PSA #PoolSafely

swimming pool safety psa

Today I'm going to talk a little about swimming pool safety.  Part of owning a swimming pool includes safety, and there are some things that folks often overlook or just don't think much about.  Safety isn't just about watching swimmers, not swimming alone, or not swimming while intoxicated (nor supervising swimmers while intoxicated).  Swimming pool ...

Why potty training isn’t fun #PullUpsPottyBreak #ad

what i hate about potty training #pullupspottybreak

This is a sponsored post about potty training and why it isn't fun written by me on behalf of Huggies Pull-Ups. If there's one part of parenting I'd honestly outsource if I could, it would be potty training.  It's been one of my least favorite activities to date, and quite honestly, my kids kind of did ...

Polly Pocket Zipline Adventure Pool to the rescue!

polly pocket zipline adventure pool

Disclosure: I participated in a campaign with  Mom Central Consulting for Polly Pocket toys. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating.   It's summer, it's hot, my kids want to swim all day long.  We have a pool here at the house and we're doing 6 weeks ...

Making home safe for baby (and kids…parents…pets) #HealthyBaby

seventh generation products

This post about making home safe for baby is brought to you through my affiliation with The Motherhood. About 4 years ago I hosted a Healthy Baby Home Party here with some MOMS Club friends.  Last week, I attended another- virtual- Healthy Baby Home Party with Seventh Generation, Stonyfield and Healthy Child Healthy World, along ...

Beating bedwetting blues for BetterNights

goodnites bed mats are discreet #betternights

This shop for bedwetting supplies is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and GoodNites, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #BetterNights  http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO. I was a bedwetter until the 4th grade. I've told you that before.  I remember my mom trying all kinds of things.  My body just wasn't ...

How many people around you are feeling depressed? #lifescript #ad

lifescript logo depression facts

This is a sponsored post by me about feeling depressed and depression on behalf of Lifescript.com. Before I really begin this post, take a moment and really think about this question: How many people around you are feeling depressed?  Sadly, it's probably far more than you think.  Did you know that 1 in 10 adults in the US suffer from ...

10 reasons why I’m not SuperMom and why I never will be

10 reasons why I'm not supermom

10 reasons why I'm not SuperMom and why I never will be 1. I get annoyed with my kids.  If I lived with you, I'd probably get annoyed with you too.  (To be fair, I'm fairly certain I've annoyed them at least twice in their lives...it was a really long time ago and I'm sure they've ...

I’m co-authoring the Be Out There ebook! #BeOutThere

be out there

This post announcing my participation in the creation of the Be Out There e-book is part of an ongoing relationship with The Motherhood and the National Wildlife Federation.  We'll be talking a lot about getting families and kids outdoors and ways to make it fun so that kids WANT to Be Out There. The launch of the ...

#AsthmaSense Twitter Party TONIGHT 6/18 9pm EST #win Prizes including #ipad ! #ad


I was asked to co host the #AsthmaSense Twitter party tonight at 9pm EST and I'd love for you to come join us tonight for the party! We'll be talking about SoundAsthma's AsthmaSense app and giving away fun prizes!!   Follow your hosts: BrettBMartin, AMomsTake and SoundAsthma and follow along with the hashtag #AsthmaSense RSVP below