Back to School Today: He’s A Second Grader!

First day of school

Can somebody contact the powers that be and tell them that it’s ok to stop the time?     It’s the first day of school! Time is flying. If it’s not enough that summer is over, I am sending off my littles to new schools this week, which means new friends, new teachers, and a […]

Guess Who Turned 7 + Sky Zone Birthday Party

Birthday boy at Sky Zone, San Diego

  This guy! I can’t believe he’s already 7, why is the time flying by so fast?     We had his birthday party at Sky Zone in San Diego this year, all of his friends are ages 6 – 9, so it was the perfect place for them to jump to their hearts content. […]

My Kids Birthday List…

MJ Underwood at his 5th birthday party

Why is it that the older kids get, the more stuff that goes on their birthday list?     My son is turning 7 in a matter of days, and his birthday list is seemingly never-ending. Every toy and game he sees in the store, every infomercial that comes on (damn you, Party in The […]

Worth A Thousand Words: My Little Girl Is 3

Little mixed girl

  And what a year it has been! This has been her first year of preschool, she loves it. She started gymnastics at the YMCA, celebrated holidays in a fun way with the family and traveled a bit. She is also starting to take an interest into cooking and baking, and loves to run, jump […]

Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids: Homemade Snowflake Ornaments

snowflake ornament Christmas craft

We’ve been decorating the house, shopping for holiday gifts, and even cut down out own Christmas tree this year, so it’s safe to say that my family is into the holiday spirit!     My kids love to get creative with various crafts, so it was only right that we make something that fits the […]

Our Family Photo Shoot: Love Tiny Prints Holiday Cards!

Tiny Prints family holiday photo cards

We took our family photos for the holidays this past weekend and I love how they turned out! I received these holiday cards from Tiny Prints along with a sponsored campaign to create our family Christmas cards this year… Tell me what you think!     We have made it a tradition to take a […]

Winter Clothes for Kids: Holiday Styles from Oshkosh B’Gosh!

Kids wearing OshKosh BGosh holiday styles

I got a chance to get my shop on courtesy of Mom Central Consulting for OshKosh B’gosh. I received a gift card so I could purchase my favorite kids holiday outfits and share them with you all!     I absolutely adore everything about the holidays. The colors, sights, scents, fashions, and family togetherness all bring about […]

Guess Who Lost His Two Front Teeth… {Also, please stop the time from flying by}

All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth, boy with missing top teeth

♫ All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth… ♪♫     That’s what MJ will be singing this year, because he just lost both of them this weekend! They were ready to go, he’s got his permanent teeth growing right in. Big 6 year old! *Sighs* Can we please slow the clock? […]

Kid Covers The Hunger Games Fan Event: My Son Is Making His Media Debut!

Young Reporter MJ for for the Hunger Games Catching Fire fan event in Los Angeles

My son got the chance to head to work with his Auntie in Los Angeles, CA where they covered The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Fan Event on November 17, 2013. This is a guest post by MJ and his Auntie Laurina, maybe my little guy will be ready to jump into the world of media, […]

Fall Pumpkin Patch Fun!

kids at the pumpkin patch brother sister

  We visited Pumpkin Station in San Diego this weekend, the kids had so much fun! The pumpkin patch is an annual Fall family tradition of ours, be sure you take your kids to your local patch and wow them with the big ol’ pumpkins and other fun stuff!   Check out my short video […]