Bathtime (& a Giveaway from Company Kids)

Bath time is a blast for most kids. Some of mine screech when they get their hair washed, but for the most part, they love to splish and splash. And for some reason, fun bath accessories do make things more interesting. Bath toys, tub crayons, and cute bath towels are things that young kids embrace […]

Messes & Motherhood (& A Giveaway from Munchkin)

Motherhood is messy. It’s rich, it’s character building, it’s sometimes quite comical. But, there are messes, nonetheless. Sometimes the messes can be fun. And sometimes not so much. But, someone’s got to take care of it. And why not you? But, doesn’t it give you some wonderful tales to tell? Win with Your Woes From […]

Meal Planning with The Fresh 20 (A Giveaway)

One of the things that we’ve already determined about new moms is that they need help in adjusting to a new baby and a new season of life. They also like to know that meal time is going to happen everyday. Oh my! I remember how ravenous I was in those early weeks! A new […]

Nursing & Maternity Giveaway from The Modest Mom

A few months ago, I shared with you an elegant, long skirt from The Modest Mom. I’m looking forward to upcoming festive events this winter to wear it. I was really impressed with the workmanship and the design of my custom-made, ruffle skirt. The Modest Mom specializes in modest apparel for women, during all stages […]

Traveling with a Baby

Photo Source: Janel Piersma One of the things that we’ve embraced about parenting is that life is different with each season and with each new addition to our family. If you expect life to stay exactly the same, you’re going to be disappointed. However, if you go into it with the mindset that you’re on […]

Feeding Your Baby Solids (& A Giveaway from Happy Baby Food)

There is no shortage of ways and methods to feed your baby. Solids at three months? Solids at six months? One food at a time? Breast or bottle? Having now seen six children from birth to toddlerhood, I’ve tested out several methods. What I’ve learned is that what works for one kid doesn’t necessarily work […]

Staying Hydrated (& A Giveaway from Filtrete)

Photo Source One of the good habits to develop when you’re a busy mom, pregnant, nursing or otherwise, is to stay hydrated. That can be difficult when you’re being pulled in many directions with multiple demands on your time. The baby’s fussy and you find yourself a captive audience in the rocking chair. Pregnancy nausea […]

Mentors, Chocolate, & A Giveaway

Photo Source: Paul (dex) Mrs. Marcy, Ms. Berge, Madame Stephenson, Michelle, Kathy, and Karen — these women don’t really know each other, but they all have something in common. Each was a mentor to me over the years. They helped me along this road, called life. Each played a significant role: my second grade teacher […]