Get Ready for Back to School With a DIY Chalkboard Notebook!

There’s no better way to get your kids excited for school than to customize their back to school gear! And what’s even better? Something that they can doodle all over, write assignments on, erase and do it all over. What you’ll need for this fun and easy chalkboard notebook is: – Chalkboard paint (I used […]

Toy Inventors Connecting Families on a New Level with FamZoom

Charlie and Maria Girsch have teamed up with the Ronald McDonald House Charities in a crowdfunding campaign called “Donate Dollars for iPads for Ronald McDonald Houses.” This campaign offers an amazing new way of connecting with Ronald McDonald House families called FamZoom. The beauty of FamZoom is the ability to let both ends interact in […]

5 Potty Training Tips for Every Parent

It’s a stage in toddler-hood that every parent can’t wait for, and at the same time, dreads. That’s right – potty training! Today we have five helpful tips to try to make the potty training processes easier for parents. Sing their praise and make them proud of their accomplishments – Make sure they know how […]

On Turning 2 – Parenting Lessons from My Child

Two, yes two – my baby, my firstborn is going to be two. She has a lifetime ahead of her, but how did two years go by so quickly? Birthdays are a time to pause and remember, to be grateful and also a time to look ahead with expectation. As I look over these past two years, I am amazed at the little girl my baby has become. I’m amazed at the journey I have walked as a new mom and I’m grateful for what I have experienced and learned

Turn a Memory Into a Fun Gift for the Whole Family

Today we wanted to share a fun way to incorporate a memory and picture into your house for your entire family to enjoy. One of the best gifts I’ve ever received was a set of coasters from my mother with pictures from our trip to Italy. They are something that I use just about every […]