You may have noticed that since becoming a parent, your style has probably altered somewhat. Whereas before, you’d have had the time to sit and straighten your hair in the morning and apply your makeup, now you may just get enough time for the standard ‘shove the hair into a bun and hope for the best’ look. You likely won’t be skipping about on five-inch heels just to go to the shops, and you … [Read more...] about Fashion Advice for the Busy Mom
Taking your bundle of joy to the dentist, doctor, or even to get their hair cut can be a nightmare for any parent. Young children hate their personal space being invaded, especially by strangers. It can be an even more troubling experience if they haven’t been to the doctor or dentist before, and don’t that what will happen might be uncomfortable or painful. This isn’t exclusive to children – as … [Read more...] about How to Have an Easy Dentist Trip with Your Child
For the uneducated here's a definition from the Urban Dictionary: A BitchGirl is seemingly normal and usually very nice, but when drunk gets angry and flies into sudden, unpredictable tantrums or rages. Usually used to describe an angry, drunken, alter ego and while in this state should only be addressed as such. Can often be found wandering the streets of Scranton Pennsylvania - or currently in … [Read more...] about BitchGirl For Hire – Nobody Will Read This Shit Anyway
At least once - at least once - every family should treat their kids to a New York Christmas, by which we mean use your kids as an excuse to unleash that inner Home Alone lover and enjoy the ultimate Christmas city. In terms of yuletide magic, there really is nowhere better to blow your children’s minds, so why not embrace the privilege of spontaneity and start planning to make the trip this … [Read more...] about Every Kid Deserves a New York Christmas
Moving home is a stressful experience at the best of times - as I’ve covered before on this blog. However, throw a few young children into the mix and that stressful experience can turn into a nightmare. Not only are the logistics of moving day almost impossible to plan properly when you have little ones biting at your heels, but there is barely time to get organized beforehand. With this in mind, … [Read more...] about Smooth Moves – Moving Home When You Have Young Kids
What are your kids doing this Summer? For many of us Summer time with the kids is a time to enjoy the outdoors, the sunshine and if you're lucky the ocean. As much as kids love Summer holidays, keeping them busy can be a real chore! If you've not got the luxury of a Summer camp then it's up to you as parent to find things for the youngsters to keep busy with. Failing that, your kids might spend … [Read more...] about 15 Summer Activities to Help the Kids Appreciate Nature
Buying presents for children might seem relatively easy to begin with. But then suddenly everyone else seems to have the same idea as you. Or each time a birthday, or Christmas, or another special occasion comes around, your choices get more and more limited. Children only need so many teddy pairs, pairs of shoes and all-in-ones. Think outside the box a little and impress your kids, or your … [Read more...] about Win Extra Brownie Points with These Unique Gift Ideas for Kids
I had the opportunity to review a Bluebee Pals plush toy through a sponsored campaign with Kayle Concepts and Mom Select. All thoughts and opinions are 100% my own as always though! So, let's get down to the fun stuff! What is Bluebee Pals? I can hear you now doing the same thing I did. "What the heck is a Bluebee Pals?" Bluebee Pals is a huggable plush toy that sings, reads and … [Read more...] about Bluebee Pals at Toys ‘R Us
Let VeggieTales creator Phil Vischer and a bunch of hilarious new friends explain the entire Bible to your kids in this groundbreaking fast-paced and fun-filled DVD series. Includes TWO 25 minute episodes: God’s Perfect Timing - Buck Denver and crew learn about the 400 years between the Old and New Testaments and how Jesus arrives at just the perfect time & The Messiah Has … [Read more...] about What’s In The Bible Series: Jesus Is the Good News!
Disclosure: I received a promotional copy of this book to facilitate my review. All thoughts and opinions expressed below, however, are 100% my own. Most of the time, I totally love my kids - I really do. Other times however, I am ready to just throttle them when they don't want to listen, when they don't do their chores, when they don't clean their rooms. Most of the time, after endless … [Read more...] about PLAY The Discipline Solution
No sooner were the boys off the school bus (we weren't even in the apartment yet) when it started: "Mom! Can we please ride our bikes outside for a little while? Please?!?" "Yeah, Mommy, please?" piped in Tre. I couldn't say no (naturally) and figured after they were out in the cold for a while it would wear them out and maybe they wouldn't fight and argue so much when they came in (yeah … [Read more...] about Evel Knievel Rides Again!