#2030NOW For the Future! If Not You Then Who?

Worrying About A Problem is Not a Strategy For Change

This Sunday I will be getting up bright and early and heading into New York for Mashable’s Social Good Summit!  I have spent the last week watching this video over and over and over again.  Every single time I see it chills flow through my body and I get so excited.  It seems absolutely amazing!! […]

Fun Fridays Blog Giveaway Link-Up

Fun Fridays Blog Giveaway Link Up

Happy Friday!!!  Thanks for checking out our Fun Friday’s Blog Giveaway Link-Up! Before you add you go be sure to check out my giveaway Enter to WIN a Convertible Carseat from Safety 1st HERE   I am sure you’re here for our Blog Giveaway Link Up!  CHECK IT OUT BELOW!! Please give us a tweet […]

Thoughtful Thursday: FREE Flu Shots to Pregnant Mothers #MaternalHealth

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It’s almost the end of September and to me that means it’s time to get the kids their flu shots.  I like to be prepared and ready to fight against flu season.  I had the flu once and that one time was enough for me!  When it comes to my kids I am always extra […]

National Play-Doh Day! #PlayDohDay


There are certain things that no matter your age you can just sit down and enjoy.  Play-Doh is certainly one of those activities and it’s great for the entire family!  From toddler to adult sitting and rolling some Play-Doh into a snake or a meatball never gets old.  Last night I sat down with Derek […]

Safety 1st Carseat Tips and #Giveaway

Enter to  WIN  a  Safety 1st Advance 65 Air+ Convertible Car Seat

It’s Child Passenger Safety week and our friends at Safety 1st are helping get the word out!!!  I posted earlier about how to check if your child is in the right seat  AND where to check your seat’s installation!  Now I am sharing with you from Safety 1st about different options of actual car seats!  I […]

Lemonheads Candy #Giveaway


I have been married to my husband for 8 years and I had no idea how much he loved Lemonheads!  I had this wonderful assortment of Lemonheads sent to me and slowly I noticed it seemed like I was eating the Lemonheads way faster then I should.  Finally, one afternoon my husband said, “I can’t […]

Is Your Child In The Right Seat? #therightseat

Is Your Child In The Right Seat? #therightseat

It’s Child Passenger Safety Week!! Did you know that motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death for children age 1 to 13 in the USA? The fatality rate could be reduced by about half if the correct child safety seat were always used.  I have both of my children in Combination Harness to […]

Ultimate A to Z Show and Tell List

Ultimate A to Z Show and Tell List

You know those mornings you finally get everyone in their shoes, you’re about to head out the door and then panic sets in…..SHOW AND TELL!! We forgot Show and Tell!! What letter is it today? Quick what starts with A? Google it, we are going to be late to work!! A to Z Show and […]

The Pros and Cons of the Samsung Galaxy from the Perspective of an iPhone User

The Pros and Cons of the Samsung Galaxy from the Perspective of an iPhone User

Well here I am about 2 months in to checking out the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and I thought it was about time I started sharing some of my opinions with you on the phone so far.  Keep in mind I am an avid Apple user.  EVERYTHING I do is on an Apple, yet I […]

HAVE A PLAN! National Preparedness Month #NatlPrep

Now I am a Mother #NatlPrep

September is National Preparedness Month and According to FEMA, 50% of Americans have not discussed or developed an emergency plan with family members about where to go and what to do in the event of a local disaster.  Does your family have a plan? When I was younger I thought nothing could ever happen to me, […]

Fun with Hasbro


Yesterday Derek started Kindergarten!!  I am so emotional about it all while being extremely proud of the little boy he is becoming.  It’s been so amazing to watch all the aspects of his life changing.  Even the way he plays has been changing.  Lately he wants to be challenged through play.  Building bigger, learning about how things […]

Mini Fashionistas: Pediped Shoes and #Giveaway

Enter to  WIN  a Pair of  Pediped Shoes

My mother taught me from a young age to always be sure to buy well made shoes and sneakers.  She always said “real leather helps your feet breathe” and “you don’t want to cheap out on your feet!” When I took my son, Derek, shopping for his first pair of shoes I was sure to […]