Making Life #BetterforBaby with a Pledge & Lots of Prizes!

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This review and giveaway was made possible by Double Duty Divas and Pampers. I received product free of charge, but all opinions are 100% mine. When I had my first son, my life changed in so many ways. No longer was I think a carefree, selfish, "do as I please" person. I now had a little one that depended on me, and all of my decisions weren't based on what *I* wanted...they were based on what … [Read more...]

Our Trying to Conceive Story…

When James and I decided to start trying for children, we didn't think it would be quite as hard as it was. We got started, and when conception didn't happen after a few months, we started to feel a little unsure. Two more months went by (for a total of six months), and the two of us became concerned. I had a yearly checkup scheduled so I discussed the lack of pregnancy with my doctor. She … [Read more...]

Embracing Parenthood’s #UnscriptedBeauty with AVEENO

I'm looking rough and James and I were running on 3 hours sleep, but this is a beautiful first photo of our complete family!

I participated in a Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for AVEENO. I received product samples as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. I think all parents can agree with me on one thing: raising kids rarely goes as expected. When my first son was born, I had all these grand plans. I was going to raise the perfect child, in the most perfect ways, … [Read more...]

Have a #Saucesome Family Dinner with Ragu #ad

Family Dinner

Dinner time is a very special time in our house. Before we had kids, James and I decided we would make sure we all sat together at the dinner table, enjoying our meal and good conversation with our kids. Fast forward almost five years, and we are doing just that! The four of us always sit down to dinner at the table, so we can spend some quality time together. Busy weekdays can be hard to find … [Read more...]

10 Airplane Activities for Kids

10 Airplane Activities for Kids

My four year old loves all modes of transportation, and that includes airplanes. He can't wait to fly for the first time, but until then, we will enjoy airplane activities for kids on the ground. Below are ten of the best activities I've found around the web, so feel free to try them with your kiddos! 10 Airplane Activities for Kids First, we have to start with how to make a paper … [Read more...]

Spread the Love with Huggies #UltraHug

#UltraHug Selfie

When it comes to community projects, the ones that help children and families always find the closest spots to my heart. Kids usually cannot change their situations, so it's up their parents and those around them to make things better. I recently heard about how Huggies is spreading the love with an exciting new sweepstakes for your favorite community project. About the #UltraHug Selfie … [Read more...]