Category Archives: Parenting

Gifts Your Teachers Will Really Appreciate

This week is Teacher Appreciation week. If you are wondering how to show appreciation, I have a few ideas. This list is made with early childhood educators in mind, but will work for school teachers as well. It all depends on the needs of your schools and classrooms. At our center, a handful of parents will bring in food on… Read more »

My Favorites for April 2019

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It’s better late than never, right? Here are my favorite things and blog accomplishments for the month of April. This time, I have another book, a fruit smoothie recipe, Peeps play-dough and several articles. Blog Accomplishments I’m so excited! I made enough Amazon affiliate sales to get my account approved. For those who don’t know, you need three sales within… Read more »

My Favorites for April 2019

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It’s better late than never, right? Here are my favorite things and blog accomplishments for the month of April. This time, I have another book, a fruit smoothie recipe, Peeps play-dough and several articles. Blog Accomplishments I’m so excited! I made enough Amazon affiliate sales to get my account approved. For those who don’t know, you need three sales within… Read more »

The Ultimate HomeMaking Bundle for 2019

For a limited time, the Ultimate Homemaking Bundle is available! Disclosure: I am an affiliate with Ultimate Bundles and if you make a purchase through the links in this post, I may make a small commission at no additional cost to you. What’s Inside? The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle is perfect for busy moms. Whether you work from home, work outside… Read more »

What Mothers Really Want for Mothers Day

For Mothers Day, I want to sleep in. When I wake up, I want a nice breakfast. Then I want to spend the rest of the morning relaxing and enjoying the spring weather. I want to have time to write in my journal and get absorbed in a good book. I’d also like to spend time with Rosebud, just being… Read more »

5 Things You Won’t Learn From A Parenting Book

Since Mothers Day is right around the corner, I’ll be doing a series of posts on motherhood. You’ll get the good, the bad and the ugly. If you pick up a parenting book, you’ll read about what to do to have a healthy pregnancy, infant care, tantrums, potty training and how to create a night time routine. They might even… Read more »

12 Spring Themed Books for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Every season, I like to switch up the books that are out for Rosebud. A couple weeks ago, I brought out the books we have for spring. She still loves some of the board books that she enjoyed last year which is why I’m including them in this list. She knows many of her books by heart and likes to… Read more »

Easter Gifts for Your Fur Babies

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Easter is almost here and by now, you probably have decided what to put in your kids Easter baskets. Maybe you have already put everything together. I have everything stacked up in my closet and will spend the next couple of nights putting items into plastic eggs and filling Easter baskets. Then I remembered that I have nothing for Diamond…. Read more »

10 Easter Gift Ideas for Your Little Girl

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I know most people do egg hunts or fill Easter baskets with candy and other goodies, but when I was a kid, I rarely remember getting Easter baskets. If I did get an Easter basket, it was premade. Usually, my mom would buy me a couple gifts instead of the Easter basket. She thought the premade ones were a waste… Read more »

Rosebud’s Birth Story: My C-section Experience

Did you know that April is c-section awareness month? I didn’t. I didn’t know much about C-sections until about 15 minutes before landing on the operating table, so I thought now would be a good time to share Rosebud’s birth story. The Beginning When I found out I was pregnant, one of my first thoughts was, oh my god! I’m… Read more »