Potty Training with Smart Bottoms’ Lil Trainer

I loved using natural fibers to cloth diaper, so I was a little apprehensive when it came time to potty train D. Luckily, Smart Bottoms continues their quality line of organic cotton, made in the USA products with their Lil Trainer. Smart Bottoms sent me a Lil Trainer to try out with D., which is […] The post Potty Training with Smart Bottoms’ Lil Trainer appeared first on lo-wren ....more

Wordless Picture Books That Inspire Reading

I’ve shared how I amassed a large children’s library on a budget, and even attempted to share our current favorite reads...more

Mason Dixon Children’s Goods Launch

One more week of our countdown celebration! Six lucky winners so far and our last #mdgoeslive giveaway will be announced Monday! #masondixonmade #launchcountdown #kidsbrand #kidsfashion @bazaart A photo posted by @masondixonmade on Jul 25, 2015 at 3:55pm PDT If you’ve followed lo-wren for any length of time, you know my affinity towards work at home […] The post Mason Dixon Children’s Goods Launch appeared first on lo-wren ....more

8 Ways to Build a Children’s Home Library On a Budget

Books hold great importance in our family of avid readers, so creating a children’s home library was a given when I found out I was pregnant with my son. Over the years I’ve discovered ways to support my voracious reading habit and build a nice book collection without putting a major dent in my wallet. […] The post 8 Ways to Build a Children’s Home Library On a Budget appeared first on lo-wren ....more

5 Things I Learned from Bringing Up Bebé

When I found out I was pregnant, shortly after making a huge out-of-state move for my husband’s company, I also found myself out of work. It was just one year after the publishing world collapsed and mass layoffs abounded; independent bookstores were closing at insane rates across the country, and big box store Borders abruptly […] The post 5 Things I Learned from Bringing Up Bebé appeared first on lo-wren ....more

What to Expect® When You’re Expecting: Bestseller Milestone!

I’ve written about a myriad of parenting books, but have yet to write about great prenatal books…until now. What to Expect® When You’re Expecting...more

Kinsights Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

Are you looking for an easy and efficient way to stay on top of your kiddos’ health needs this summer and beyond?...more

The Baby Sleep Site Giveaway

Welcome to the Baby Sleep Site Express Sleep Plan giveaway! I had the opportunity to try the Express Sleep Plan myself — you can read about my experience HERE. The Baby Sleep Site is a one-stop site offering resources and assistance for all things adolescent sleep ....more

The Baby Sleep Site: Express Sleep Plan for Tired Parents

If you’ve followed my blog for any length of time, you know that I had an excellent experience sleep training...more

How To Raise An Adult

By now you know that I really enjoy parenting books, especially those dealing with the psychology of parenting (and early childhood). So many of my recent parenting reads have dealt with the toddler years, so it was refreshing to receive a review copy of former Stanford dean, Julie Lythcott-Haims’ How To Raise An Adult: Break […] The post How To Raise An Adult appeared first on lo-wren ....more