Tools for Back to School with Boys and Girls Club of America

Boys and Girls Clubs of America

When I was a caseworker with Child Protective Services I was often assigned the task of finding resources for kids and families. One of my favorite resources in the community was always the Boys and Girls Club. I didn’t know about the Club when I was young, but the more I learned the more it […]

Family Fun {Make a Child’s Journal}

child's journal #Snacks4WimpyKid

The Boy and I were looking for some family fun today and we decided we were going to head out to Walmart and pick up some supplies to make a journal for him. He used to make a new journal every month at daycare and it was so much fun to see what he had […]

My boy’s best friend: Good as new {Wordless Wednesday}

Boy's best friend good as new

Last week I delivered some bad news to you all about my Boy's Best Friend and asked for support with your comments for my boy. It was a sad day…not to mention I was headed out of town so I couldn't comfort MY baby. Today, I have good news!! We found Baby's eye!! It turns […]

My boy’s best friend got hurt

boy's best friend

I was putting a bandage on my son's arm this morning before daycare. I was headed out of town on a work trip for the night so we were hugging and kissing and rubbing cheeks (that is his new thing to show love). Then it happened… "Mommy, where's baby?" Last week, my boy's best friend, […]

Twelve Fruits and Vegetables even a Picky Eater will eat

Copy Kids eat fruits and vegetables

Are your kids picky eaters? With my husband being a chef, it is not really an option for our son to be very picky. One of the things we have found recently to help encourage our boy to eat fruits and vegetables is the Copy-Kids DVD.  COPY-KIDSTM EAT FRUITS AND VEGETABLES The DVD features 12 […]

Howard B Wigglebottom Learns Too Much of a Good Thing is Bad

Howard B. Wigglebottom - Too Much Good Thing Bad

My boy has started paying more attention to commercials and asking for the toys that he sees. Hubby and I like to buy for him, but we also know that he needs to learn restraint. As always, the lesson we are teaching when a book arrives, Howard B. Wigglebottom is there!!   Howard B. Wigglebottom […]

4 Ways to Make Bedtime Easier for Toddlers {Guest Post}

Bedtime can be a very difficult time for parents of toddlers. They have loads of energy and constantly want to be on the go – my son does, at least. Even if he is feeling tired, he sometimes doesn’t want to settle down for several hours of rest.   We have tried a few different […]

Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns About Sportsmanship: Winning Isn’t Everything {Book Review}

Howard B Wigglebottom Learns About Sportsmanship: Winning Isn't Everything

Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns About Sportsmanship: Winning Isn’t Everything I know that everytime I introduce another Howard B Wigglebottom book to you all that I say this, but seriously, it happens EVERY time!! This story could not have come at a better time!! Learns About Sportsmanship As you know, my boy started t-ball this year […]

Yo Gabba Gabba! bedding ONLY at Walmart

My boy is a HUGE fan of Yo Gabba Gabba! and we are always dancing and singing and getting the wiggles out before bed at night. He was THRILLED when we received a Yo Gabba Gabba blanket in the mail to announce the Yo Gabba Gabba bedding at Walmart!! This Yo Gabba Gabba! bedding is […]

I’m a Super Dooper Pooper T-shirt Review

My boy is pooping in the potty!! If you're tired of hearing about my boy's poopy problems all the time, then you should be rejoicing with me right about now!! Due in part to the Super Dooper Pooper Spray and Potty Training Book, my son has found his inner Super Dooper Pooper. We've tried it […]