5 Signs You’re Ready to Let Go of Your Adult Child

I used to think that I wanted my children to stay young forever. There is nothing more amazing than how a baby smells after their bath and nothing more rewarding than seeing your child’s smile when they reach a major milestone. My mind is full of memories of faces covered with spaghetti sauce, fingerprints on […]

15 Easy Ways to Get Active with your Kids

Getting active is important not only for you but for your kids. When I was younger and school was over for the day, I spent my day outside rollerskating, playing baseball and running around the neighborhood with my friends. Unless it was pouring outside, you wouldn’t find me inside. It’s different with today’s kids. There […]

Back to School Checklist for Parents of Tweens and Teens

Looking for a back to school checklist? The kids (finally) go back to school this week!  To say that I’m excited is an understatement. The kids work better with a routine and honestly, working from home is more challenging when your kids are home all day. This is especially true when they are lounging around […]

Back to College Essentials

This post brought to you by Brita. All opinions are 100% mine. We are just a few days away from both kids going back to school.  I can honestly say that I am in no way finished with getting all the back to college essentials on my list but thankfully I have made a great […]

College Planning Tips for Kids with ADHD

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Kaplan Test Prep. I received compensation to write this post, and any opinions expressed are my own, and reflect my actual experience. Sarah is a senior in college and David is a senior in high school this year. That means that this year is going to have some […]

Interactive Storybook Apps

This post has been sponsored. I have always loved to read. As far back as I can remember, I have had a book case full of books.  When my children were little, I always made sure that they had books.  I remember the little plastic bath books and the board books they used to chew […]

Mobile Phone Safety Tips For Teens

This post brought to you by Kajeet. All opinions are 100% mine. When my kids were little, I worried about things like whether their toys were safe and were they hitting the developmental milestones on time.  I looked forward to when the kids were older and I no longer had to deal with diapers, bottles […]

Educational Apps for Kids

This post has been sponsored. Finding educational apps for kids that are also fun can be a challenge.  Learning through play is one of the best ways for children to gain new skills. There needs to be a balance between fun and learning to keep the child engaged and interested.  Finding educational apps for kids […]

Advertising in the Classroom

Thank you, Bing, for sponsoring this post on advertising in the classroom. Are our children aware enough to understand the difference between advertising and reality? Advertising is everywhere.  As an adult, I tend to tune it out. When the commercials come on TV, I fold laundry or talk to my husband. When I’m reading a […]

Moms Really Want Mothers’ Day Relaxation and Help

Did you know Moms really want Mothers’ Day relaxation and help from their family? I have been a Mom for twenty-one years. My kids are 16 and 21, and I have been receiving Mother’s Day gifts for quite some time. Some have been amazing and some have been less than stellar.  Maybe you think Mom […]