Skip the Training Wheels! Strider Balance Bike Review

A sample product was provided at no cost to facilitate this STRIDER Balance Bike review. STRIDER Balance Bike Review We are a big outdoors family, which means my husband is excited for when our son can go out and do things with us, especially bike riding. So, when our son started getting older and enjoyed… [read more]

Outfits You’ll Love – The Children’s Place 2016 Spring Line!

Disclosure: Thank you to The Children’s Place for providing a gift card to help facilitate this post of The Children’s Place 2016 Spring Lines for kids! I am sitting here working on my computer and I am dreaming of the warmer weather of spring.  Right now it is snowing here in Utah. Again!  I am… [read more]

The Importance of a Sleep Schedule for Your Infant and Toddler + Candide Baby Crib Mattress Review

Sleep Schedule for Your Infant or Toddler A lot of modern parents balk when they hear the words “sleep schedule”. Actually, I’m not sure balk is strong enough language. How about this: A lot of modern parents scorn the phrase “sleep schedule for your infant”. I think of myself as a balance between the progressive parent… [read more]

Get creative with Shopkins Kinstructions and Activity Toys – Review

Disclosure: A sample was provided to facilitate this review. All opinions are honest and are my own. I have two daughters, one 8 and one almost 4, and they are obsessed with Shopkins.  And I mean obsessed! Shopkins are super cute, tiny characters that live in a big shopping world!  These cute little characters come in… [read more]

Ultimate Smartphone Protection for all of Life’s Adventures from Pelican Pro Gear Cases – Review

Disclosure: A sample was provided to facilitate this review. All opinions are honest and are my own. With our busy active lives out there I have come to the conclusion that I needed a cell phone case that can offer me the ultimate smartphone protection.  There was this one time I was trying to take… [read more]

Repair Dry, Damaged Hair with Re-Moist Hydrating Hair Mask – #HolidayGiftGuide

Disclosure: A sample was provided to facilitate this review. All opinions are honest and are my own. Winter can be rough on your hair.  Especially here in Utah where the air is so dry! Then when you start using blow dryers and flat irons the damage is brutal!  I try to do what I can… [read more]

Just Dance 2016 for Endless Family Fun and Fitness – #HolidayGiftGuide

“Mom! It’s Just Dance! Please, can we get it, please!!!” This came from my 5 year old and 8 year old sons just last week as we walked through a store. Generally, asking mom to buy things when we are out shopping is frowned upon. In keeping with living frugally, we try to stick to… [read more]

Give the Gift of Pley LEGO Rental – #HolidayGiftGuide

Disclosure: I was provided a Pley LEGO rental subscription in exchange for this blog post. My boys love to play with LEGOs. Unfortunately, we only have a few LEGO sets because the big sets my son always asks for are just so expensive! We have bought him a few sets, but our general rule for gifts… [read more]

Ideal Family Friendly Compact Grand Piano from Casio – #HolidayGiftGuide

Disclosure: A sample was provided to facilitate this review. All opinions are honest and are my own. Making music isn’t only fun, but it’s also a way for families to learn, grow and create great musical memories together. Casio’s new Compact Grand Piano  CGP-700 is a family-friendly piano that adds flexibility and fun to keep kids… [read more]

How We Messed Up Our Kid’s Teeth and What We’re Doing To Fix It #Listerine

Disclosure: I taught my child the importance of oral health care with LISTERINE® Smart Rinse, as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars #LISTERINE We are no strangers to dental drama. Learning proper dental hygiene for yourself is one thing. Learning proper dental hygiene for your kids is an entirely different ball game. Ironically, our… [read more]

A Look at The Children’s Place 2015 Fall Fashion for Kids!

Disclosure: Thank you to The Children’s Place for providing a gift card to help facilitate this post!  I’ve been shopping at The Children’s Place since I was expecting my first child over 8 years ago. Even before I shopped there, I went with my mom when she shopped there when we were kids (can you… [read more]

Get the Kids Out of the House and Outside with the Lil’ Monkey Climber

Summer break may be over, but that  doesn’t mean your kids days enjoying the outdoors need to end. Now that the kids are back in school it is even more important that they get good outdoor play and exercise each day. Exercise not only strengthens their little muscles, builds coordination and motor skills, and gives… [read more]

T-Fal Excite Cookware Review + Garlic Shrimp Pasta Recipe #Tfallback2school Contest and Giveaway

Disclosure: I received samples to facilitate this post. All opinions are honest and are my own. The new school year is upon us, yet again. The days of warm nights by the campfire and sunburns at the pool are being replaced with textbooks and essays. While I will miss the warm weather, I love the… [read more]

Keep your kids Entertained for Hours with My Friend Teddy – Review

Disclosure: Samples were provided to facilitate this review. All opinions are honest and are my own. Do you remember a few weeks ago when I introduced you to My Friend Cayla?  She was a fun interactive doll! If you haven’t heard about her you should check out My Friend Cayla review here.  We had so much… [read more]