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Our Experience with Weighted Blankets for Kids

After reading the benefits of weighted blankets and seeing so many people rave about them last year, I bought one for myself last Fall. I immediately fell in love with it and have been sleeping with only my weighted blanket, no additional sheet or comforter, since. If there’s one thing that is almost guaranteed, it’s …

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Homemade Pee Pads for Kids Nighttime Potty Training

Nighttime potty training is hard on everyone – this homemade waterproof pee pad for kids keeps sheets dry at night and costs pennies to make! Today I’m tackling one of the toughest parts of parenting a toddler – potty training and specifically nighttime potty training. I would almost guarantee that every parent would list potty training on a list of …

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5 Tips for a Better Snack Station for Kids

This post is sponsored by General Mills. All opinions are my own. It’s my favorite part of back to school, but can also be one of the most stressful parts of back to school… packing lunches and snacks. While we saw our share of lunches and snack times during summer, back to school lunches and …

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6 Things I Learned After Being Diagnosed with Melanoma at Age 26

This post is brought to you by Walgreens and SheKnows Media. The opinions and text are all mine.   There was a day eight years ago that completely transformed the way I live my life. Of course, there have been a few of those days in my life – the day I got married, the day …

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Playroom Organization: 5 Ideas to Make Room for New Toys

Looking for ideas and tips on how to make room for new toys after Christmas or birthday celebrations? Check out these great playroom organization ideas and tips. This post may contain affiliate links. We’re a few weeks into the New Year and if your house is anything like mine, it looks like a Toy Store …

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7 Changes to Help Kids Learn How To Get Good Sleep

We hear all the experts say get more sleep, but one thing that’s so important is how to get good sleep. Just laying down for 8 hours doesn’t always equate good sleep. Here are 7 tips on helping kids get good sleep that can also be applied to adults. This post was inspired by a …

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My Tot Clock – The Toddler Clock Every Child Needs

Does your toddler have trouble sleeping? Wake too early? Help them learn when it’s ok to wake with the My Tot Clock. It’s the toddler clock that not only tells them when it’s time to wake, but also when it’s time to sleep too! When Sophia started having sleeping troubles recently, I turned to Google. …

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4 Simple Ways to Get Your Kids to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Rubbermaid®. When babies age into toddlers, something switches and their eating habits definitely change. Here are 4 super simple ways to get your kids to eat more fruits and vegetables. My girls would eat just about anything when they were babies. We always made it a point to make …

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When Can Babies Eat Yogurt? You Might Be Surprised!

Do you find yourself wondering when can babies eat yogurt? This article is for you! Here’s why your baby should be eating organic yogurt as early as 6 months. This post was created in partnership with Stonyfield.  All opinions are my own. I remember when my baby was a YoBaby… in fact, both of them! …

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Organic Energy Bars for Adventurous Moms

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Clif Bar & Company for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. The holidays are a busy time for families and that’s definitely ringing true for my family this year. The girls are busy with school functions, as well as enjoying special activities to celebrate …

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