Squeeze Breakfast In On The Go, Don’t Feel Guilty About It

Kellogg's Frosted Mini Wheats with fresh berries for breakfast

  I am exhausted. From the looks of it, she is too.   Since school has started, it has been, well, interesting. Adjusting to this new schedule has been hectic, it seems like we all have something happening all at once. As my kids are carted back and forth from school to sports, and from moms […]

Back To School Reading: Disney Junior’s Give A Book, Get A Book

Disney Junior

  Y’all remember when I told you all about my time at the Disney Social Media Moms conference? There were so many things that I got insight from, so much to see and do. It was an amazing experience, whether it’s Disney Parks, Disney Channel, or their animated films, or other media outlets, Disney always […]

5 Ways To Make Shopping Easier With Kids

Chievres Commissary ribbon cutting

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf Sears. Wait till you read about this kid friendly, time saving shopping tip!     Got kids? Need to go shopping?   Shopping for clothing, groceries, appliances, and essentials is inevitable, but can be a challenge when you’ve got the kids in tow. Life waits […]

The #Ferguson Protest: What Am I Supposed To Tell My Son?

SWAT police and protestors come face to face in Ferguson, MO

If you knew nothing about the current situation in Ferguson, Missouri and I showed you this picture, what would you think it was from?     This photo looks like it’s a scene from the 1960′s. As most of us have already heard, this is happening NOW, in August of 2014, and it’s sickening. There […]

5 Ways To Save on Back-To-School Shopping for Clothes and Supplies

school supplies, flickr, stevendepolo

Prepare for the kids to go back to school on a budget, learn how to get all of the essentials without breaking the bank.       Back to school already?! YES! Walk through any store and you’ll see it, the school supplies have been out for a few weeks. I’m not ready for it. NOPE. […]

How To Talk To Your Kids About Stranger Danger

never talk to strangers

  I don’t know what hit me, but I found myself awake at 3:30am this morning just thinking. First it was about baseball, my son’s team is in the Pony World Series so we’re at the fields every day and it’s pretty exciting! With tons of other spectators, families, aunts, uncles, cousins and grandparents around, […]

When Should Your Kid Get A Phone?

smartphone cell phone clipart

This post brought to you by Kajeet. All opinions are 100% mine.   That depends.     I have always said that they could have a smartphone when they are teenagers. I think that my kids have to show that they can be responsible, using the phone at the appropriate time, place, and for the […]

A Letter To Mixed Race Children

african american mixed cute kids

Dear Beautiful Mixed Children,   You’re growing up and probably noticing that many of the people around you look a little different. See, you are mixed like me, and that can mean so many wonderful things. You have multiple heritages that you represent, so you’ll get to experience various foods, customs, ethnic practices, and some […]

10 Chores for Preschoolers + A Printable Chore Chart!

Kids chores, doing the dishes

    Preschoolers are at this perfect age where they are inquisitive, searching for independence, and actually WANT to help and love and cuddle.  As they get older, there is this constant struggle to be independent. “I wanna do it by myself” is my daughters #1 line these days. I think 3-4 years old is the […]

5 GOOD Things About Joint Child Custody and Co-Parenting

african american mixed cute kids

Everyone talks about how terrible divorce is, how hard it is on the kids, and how much it sucks to split child custody.     It’s true, splitting custody with another parent is tough. As I begin to wrap my head around this whole no-longer-married-live-alone-share-kids life that i’m living, I realize that there are actually a […]