10 Reasons I Love My Husband More as The Father of My Children 

How can you really know what your husband will be like as a dad? You can have countless discussions about how you will raise children, what you will name them, whether or not they will be allowed to watch cartoons containing violence, etc. The truth is, you never really know. I don’t even know if I […]

3 Ways Parenting a Spirited Child Can Bring You Joy

 Spirited, intense, even difficult, call it what you wish, it all boils down to the same personality type. The one that can make you want to scream with frustration and giggle with delight, pound your head against the wall with exhaustion then melt into a warm and welcome embrace, or explode with sadness and burst […]

5 Tips for Easing Toddler Transitions

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of ATracker by Wonderapps for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Transitions can be the source of many toddler meltdowns. If you’re a parent of a toddler, you’ve been there. Often giving up a desired object or activity for a sometimes less desirable activity (i.e. […]

Life With a 4 Year Old: When You Never Know What They Will Say Next…

One of my favorite things to post to my personal Facebook page is mini conversations with my 4 year old. I find them to be generally hilarious and highly entertaining, now clearly I’m biased, but I hope you enjoy them nonetheless. My son turned 4 in 2015, and with that came a whole host of new […]

10 Ways to Become a More Positive and Present Parent in 2016

There are days where I feel like I have this parenting thing under my belt…and then there are days where it just completely gets the best of me. Ironically, those days actually have very little to do with my children and are more a product of outside stressors wearing on my patience, or a severe lack […]

Kindness Candy: Spread Cheer this Holiday Season and Teach Kindness

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Too often this time of year we hear stories about how poorly people can treat each other. It always amazes me that people have the audacity to say or do rude things to one another. I don’t want this post to be negative, and I do see good in people […]

Gift Guide for the Active Mind: Ages 3-6

Does your child have a mind with wheels that never seem to stop turning? I’m sure it is one of those qualities that you absolutely adore, however, you are probably constantly trying to find ways to engage them and keep them occupied in a constructive way. My 4 year old falls in this category. His mind […]

Gift Guide for Toddlers: Toys That Inspire Dramatic Play

Do your kids love to play pretend? I always feel like the 2-3 range is kind of a tough age to buy gifts for. They are quickly outgrowing the baby toys and are not quite big enough for some of the smaller piece toys or those that are catered for a more mature attention span. […]