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Children’s Book Review and a Giveaway: Aida Brown Finds Her Crown

(Note: I hope you love this book as much as I do! Just so you know, I may receive a small percentage of sales from the links on this page.) I am always on the lookout for children’s books that not only tell a good story, but also provide teachable moments. So you can imagine… Continue reading Children’s Book Review and a Giveaway: Aida Brown Finds Her Crown

Family · Moms · Play

Games for Preschoolers That Are Sure to Cure Boredom

It has been said before, and I shall say it again – I am not a huge fan of playing with toys with my kid. I love my kids, but my idea of quality time is not holding a Batman figurine while running all over creation pretending to fight bad guys. Does this make me… Continue reading Games for Preschoolers That Are Sure to Cure Boredom

Family · Gifts · Moms

Nine Unique Valentine’s Gifts for Men

Giving gifts to those we care about can be fun, but challenging. It’s easy to do the usual flowers, cards and chocolates. But flowers wilt, cards get stuffed in drawers or thrown away, and chocolate makes you (me) fat. The hubs and I tend to get each other techie gifts or items related to our hobbies and interests. Gifts like these are so much more personal than the typical Valentine’s Day fare, and last longer than a week!

baby · Family · Moms · Photography

Cake Smash Photoshoot Made for the Ultimate Hipster Kid

This post is just a little delayed considering baby G turned one in November. Whoops! Adorable pictures of babies enjoying their first cake smash never go out of style though, so I’m sharing them anyway. This birthday made me emotional. G is probably our last kid, and I had a hard time accepting that his first… Continue reading Cake Smash Photoshoot Made for the Ultimate Hipster Kid

baby · Family · Learning · Life · Parenting · Play

Entertaining the Littles Without Losing Your Mind

I am not a Pinterest mom. If you are a Pinterest mom – mad respect. Making homemade play-dough, slime and setting up activity stations are all well and fun for those with the patience to do so. I am not one of those moms. Don’t get me wrong, I love playing with my boys. If… Continue reading Entertaining the Littles Without Losing Your Mind