School Shootings: Should Parents Be Informed Even When Plans Fall Through?

When school shootings are planned but the would be shooter commits suicide instead should the other students parents have a right to know?

Meet Dash the Robot You Have Been Dreaming Of

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free When I was a kid, I always dreamed about having a robot. I didn’t want the ones that were available, I wanted a robot that could talk, light up, and interact with me. In those days it was a dream but as with many things, the kids of today have the real thing, the robot we {Read More}

Ad How to Rock your Back to School Morning Routine

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. All opinions are entirely my own. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ReimagineYourRoutine #CollectiveBias   This Summer has been very relaxing, my daughter and I have slept in late every chance we got. We have taken advantage of not having to be anywhere early in the morning and have slowly started each day without worry. {Read More}

9 Life Changing Pieces of Advice I Wish Had In the Early Stages of Motherhood

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FreeToBe #CollectiveBias My greatest accomplishment is raising my daughter, I have given it my all since the very beginning and I am proud to raise such a wonderful person. Although I wouldn’t change a thing I do wish I knew these 9 life hanging pieces of advice in the early stages of motherhood. Take More Photos-  One of my biggest regrets so far through {Read More}

Tips for Creating a Healthy Bedtime Routine

 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BeeYuckFree #CollectiveBias When I was a kid, bedtime was the worst time of the day and I did everything I could to avoid it. Now that I am thirtysomething, I can’t wait to get to bed at night but much like myself as a kid, my daughter wastes as much time as possible putting off her bedtime! Thankfully I have found a system that {Read More}

How to Take Your Housekeeping to the Next Level

I have always kept my home as clean as possible even when I was a kid I would do the majority of the housework. I wouldn’t call myself a neat freak but I would say one of my favorite hobbies is housekeeping. I used to work for a commercial cleaning company when I first moved out on my own. I originally took the job because I needed to pay my bills but it wasn’t long before I realised housekeeping. I {Read More}

Discipline at School, Where Do You Stand?

As a parent, I understand the need for discipline and have used many techniques in the past. I have yelled, screamed, taken things away, and given time outs, depending on the situation. I always try to make sure the punishment fits the crime and that it becomes a learning experience rather than a power trip. I have taught my daughter that if she is good, she gets rewarded, if she is bad, she gets punished. Seems simple enough to me. {Read More}

The Adventures of Petey Pots and Pans

The Adventure of Petey Pots and Pans is fun story for kids that is not only a lovely story but the story behind the book is lovely as well. Dr. Bashir, the author of Petey Pots and Pans is a pediatrician who understands the nervousness that comes with children visiting the doctor. After getting vaccines and check-ups kids would receive a free book courtesy of Dr. Bashir. This became so popular with the patients that they eventually ran out of {Read More}

Simple Lunch Ideas for School

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FuelTheirAdventures #CollectiveBias It feels like the Summer went by faster this year and I can’t believe it’s time to get back to school! Since the time has past so quickly I don’t feel like we are going to get back into the routine as smoothly as we would like. To make sure we get back to our schedule I have created some Simple {Read More}

Set Your Kids Up for Financial Success

My daughter has been saving money her whole life and I feel I have always tried to teach her how to be smart about money but I recently learned some tips on how to set your kids up for financial success that I have never implemented before. They forced me to take a closer look at my own outlook on money and showed me a new approach to take when teaching my daughter about it as well. I have always {Read More}