Getting Ready for Kindergarten

Disclosure: This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Del Monte, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #DelMonteBTS http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV. As our summer is coming to an end, the reality of my first born starting kindergarten is beginning to hit home ....more

Books to Teach Cultural Diversity to Young Children

We live in a culturally diverse country with people from all different parts of the world. Teaching your child about cultural diversity at a young age will help children to understand the different cultures and traditions that are celebrated by the many different people around them. Here are a few book titles you can read to your child to help teach these lessons ....more

Eleanor’s Last Day of Pre-K

I thought I should share Eleanor’s last day of Pre-K photo before she starts kindergarten in just two short weeks. Where has the time gone? Can you see the difference in just one school year? ...more

Books to Teach Kindness to Young Children

Kindness is a trait that ought to be taught to young children. A great way to expose your young child to the concept of kindness is to not only lead by example, but to read books about it as well. Here are a few books that are great teaching points on the topic of kindness ....more

Books to Teach Forgiveness to Young Children

All of us do things that require forgiveness. Because of this, learning how to ask and give forgiveness is an important skill every child needs to learn. A great way to do this is to use your child’s love for books to teach important lessons on forgiveness ....more

$100 Amazon GC Giveaway

Since the last giveaway did so well, I’ve decided to go ahead and make this a monthly giveway. So be sure to check back on the first of every month for a chance to win a $100 Amazon GC! Enter via the Rafflecopter form below ....more

I’m Enough. And So Are You!

Disclosure: Thank you to The Mrs. for sponsoring today’s post and reminding me that I’m Enough! Last weekend at BlogHer, I had the opportunity to see a new band The Mrs., perform their debut single, “Enough“ ....more

Weekend Fun with Dad

Disclosure: I participated in an Ambassador Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Banana Boat® Sun Care. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. This weekend while I was at BlogHer, the kids were able to spend a lot of quality time with Paul ....more

Books to Teach Honesty to Young Children

Teaching your child about honesty is something that every parent should do. It can be so easy for children, and adults, to tell little white lies or half-truths in order to get out of trouble, but this is not the way to go. Read these books on honesty to your young child and encourage them to always tell the truth, even when it’s hard ....more

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Birthday Invitations

Someone’s got a first birthday coming up and I’ve been scrambling to plan a party. Since Joshua just loves Mickey, it seemed only fitting to throw him a Mickey Mouse Clubhouse themed party. I googled ‘Mickey Mouse birthday invites’ and came across several ticket-themed invitations, so I decided to roll with that idea ....more