****Thank you to The Baby Sleep Site for sponsoring this post so I could share the scoop on the best bedtimes for babies and toddlers with all of you!**** Any mama out there ever feel a bit clueless with how to best care for those kiddos? Oh wait, what’s that? ALL the hands are raised? […]
Top 6 Tips to Help Your Baby Sleep
I am a mom of three. My older two kiddos are 8 and 10 years old, so I, like, totally have this mom thing down. Well…okay, if we’re being honest, I’m still learning daily, by the minute. But, with two older kids who NAILED sleeping as infants (I’m talking sleeping straight through the night by three months and taking […]
Easy Way to Make Money at Home
***Disclosure: This post about how to make money at home is sponsored by Survey Sampling International in conjunction with Blog Meets Brand and I have been compensated for my participation. All opinions are my own*** Long about oh, an almost exact seven years ago, I found my world completely upended. That nifty two-salary gig my husband […]
Should You Keep Your Baby Up Late For Summertime Fun?
I would say getting your child to sleep through the night is one of the biggest head-scratchers as a parent, but let’s be honest: when you are going on night upon sleepless night, you’re not just scratching your head, you’re sobbing in repetitive fantasy of burying yourself under the covers–perhaps for a week. My kids are […]
I’m Watching You!
We are entering a new stage in our household: independent play in our rooms. To those of you with older kids, this probably doesn’t sound like a big deal. For those of you with kids younger than my 3 yr. old and 5 yr. old, your mind is blown, “How does this even happen?!?” But […]
Back to School and Back to Sleep!
I’m a big fan of sleep. I like it. Of course, I don’t get enough of it; so I spend a large portion of my time distance-worshiping it, but that’s okay. Gives me something to dream about, right? Largely, I have been successful at passing my love of sleep onto my kiddos. While naps have […]
Guest-posting on Wife to Mom
I was thrilled that Shara of Wife to Mom asked me to guest post today! Her blog is chock-full of great stuff ranging from DIY to parenting to recipes to working from home (she is a professional blog designer with her own design studio, www.SimplyCreativ.com). Her tagline is “Life as it happens” which is a […]
Let’s be honest–we all do this from time to time. In truth, probably a good, healthy shout-out to self-discovery in our modern times. But don’t be fooled–this is no joke. Maybe not a bad idea to fortify oneself prior to typing in your own name. Case in point: not shocked to see all my latest […]
I have managed to hold out on facebook, but have now somehow landed on pinterest.com and am, basically, obsessed. It’s so fun! It’s so organized! It’s like a shiny new toy for SAHMs with no purpose in life! I get to create boards (categories) and put pins (pictures of things I like found online) in […]
Pureed Pea Shards
They exist, trust me. I know b/c I make my own baby food. In theory, this is a good idea. In practice, actually not a totally horrible idea either. It can’t be that bad–I can’t make ANYTHING, but even I can jam some fruits and veggies in the blender and pour the concoction into ice […]