3 Tips for Parenting Through the Tantrums


If you’re a parent, then you know what it’s like to have your child throw a tantrum. Most often times, tantrums happen at the most inconvenient times. As a parent, I can say that my first instinct is to want to run sometimes, however, I should probably stick around to deal with the tantrum. Here are some ideas for helping yourself parent through those tantrums. Stay Firm It’s so easy to give in whenever we’re embarrassed by our children screaming {Read More}

4 Back to School Homework Tips

Back to School Homework Tips

In a few short days, I’ll be sending my son to kindergarten for the first time. I’ve never really had to pay attention to anything that deals with “back to school” so I’m extra nervous. Although my son will not have a ton of homework, I’d like to establish a great homework routine with him. I thought I would share some of my best tips for back to school homework solutions. #1. Make a Homework Center Kids learn best whenever {Read More}

Big News from Thomas & Friends – Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway


We received Thomas & Friends trains and books to facilitate this review. However, all thoughts and opinions are my own and 100% honest. I’m sure you’ve walked into a toy store with a Thomas & Friends train table set up and have seen tons of kids around it, playing with all the trains, tracks & other fun pieces. I know my kids have always loved the displays and being able to try out all the different trains and pretending to {Read More}

Strider Sport Balance Bike Giveaway


Welcome to the Strider Sport Balance Bike Giveaway! Hosted by: Momma Lew Co-Hosted by: A Life In Balance Do you have a child who is struggling to learn to ride a bike? Did you know that a Strider Sport Balance Bike can help a child as young as 18 months learn to ride a two-wheeler? You can read Momma Lew’s review here to find out all about this great bike to help your child gain the balance and confidence they {Read More}

Rio 2 is Coming to Blu-ray/DVD on July 15th! #Giveaway #Rio2Insiders


We received a copy of Rio 2 in exchange for this post. All thoughts & opinions are my own. My kids were all fans of the first Rio movie and couldn’t wait to see Rio 2. When we were sent a copy of our own to check out, they were not disappointed! The cast of the animated hit comedy Rio returns – along with a new flock of all-star voice talent, including Bruno Mars, Kristin Chenoweth, Andy Garcia and more – in {Read More}

Celebrating Extraordinary Kid’s with Stanford Children’s Health #YourExtraordinaryKid


Kids are extraordinary every day. It’s not just the big momentous occasions, like graduating from elementary school, or the huge milestones, like learning to walk on their own. Every day, our kids do things that make them extraordinary. That’s my son Ryan in the picture above. He’s 6 years old and just finished kindergarten. When Ryan was 3 1/2 he started taking speech therapy classes because we couldn’t understand probably about 90% of what he was trying to say. It was {Read More}

Planes: Fire and Rescue Clothing Available at Kohl’s


I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Kohl’s. I received a promotional item to facilitate my review. The last time we went to the movies, we got to see the preview for the new Disney movie Planes: Fire and Rescue, which will be in theaters 7/18. However, you can get ready for the movie before that! Available only at Kohl’s, the Jumping Beans collection has some adorable Planes: Fire and Rescue clothing that is perfect {Read More}