Babies”R”Us Celebrates Baby’s First Birthday!

Disclosure: This post brought to you by Babies“R”Us. One of, if not the biggest milestones in your babies first few years of life will be their very special first birthday. Babies“R”Us knows how fast that first year can fly by, and is happy to share that they are celebrating Baby’s First Birthday in a big way at stores across the country.All year long, Babies“R”Us stores nationwide are stocked with everything parents and gift-givers need to make … [Read more...]

5 Tips To Keep Summer Sickness Away!

During the summer, kids should be outside! Soaking up the sun, splashing in the pool, attending Little League games and backyard barbeques, and all-around having a good time while enjoying the outdoors. However, in my house, my kids get sick every single summer. Summer colds are inconvenient to say the least. They often interfere with vacations, weekend getaways and awesome outdoor activities. Summer colds are totally different than winter … [Read more...]

Summer Safety Tips From Children’s Mercy

This post brought to you Children's Mercy. All opinions are my own. Did you know that statistics show emergency room visits increase by more than 20 percent nationwide as temperatures rise and kids return to outside play? That is a crazy high jump, but it makes sense. Injuries requiring a visit to the emergency room are common because kids developing bones, which are very unique and different from adult bones, and they fall and get injuries. … [Read more...]

Summer Sun Safety Tips | Neutrogena/MLS #GIVEAWAY | ends 6/3 | #ChooseSkinHealth

Disclosure: This post was sponsored on behalf of Neutrogena via One2One Network. All opinions stated are my own. I can't believe I am saying this, I swear we just took down the Christmas tree... but summer is almost here! During summer we spend almost all of our time outside. We can often be found swimming, searching for shells at the beach, BBQing in the backyard or attending MLS games in our hometown. Summer for us means lots of fun in the … [Read more...]

What Makes A Mother Strong? #ThankYouMom

This post brought to you by P&G. All opinions are my own. Do you know a mother who exemplifies strength in your mind? We've all met a woman at some point who we admire for her strength. Mothers especially seem to be capable of endurance and stamina in the most difficult times, and our sponsor P&G wants to recognize and acknowledge that strength this year. What Makes A Mother Strong? Over the years, as a mother, there have been many … [Read more...]

Family Fun at Worlds of Fun Theme Park | #WOFFirstTimer

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company in conjunction with Blog Meets Brand, and I have been compensated for my participation. All opinions are my own. Worlds of Fun has been a part of my life/memories as far back as I can remember. I have fond memories of visiting the park for my birthday with a few friends and riding the big coasters over and again. So when we were asked if we'd like to attend the opening … [Read more...]

5 Ways To Have Fun While Learning During The Summer

This post is brought to you by Camp Invention and The Motherhood. All opinions are my own. Summer is associated with a break from school for most children, but you don't have to let that mean your kids aren't continually learning. Our sponsor, Camp Invention, is dedicated to enriching children's lives through fun filled STEM focused fun. This list of great summer ideas for continued education is just the beginning of what you can do to encourage … [Read more...]

Ways To Feed Kids Healthy Foods With Menu Planning #CMHMoms

This post brought to you Children's Mercy. All opinions are my own. All parents want to encourage healthy eating habits in their children.  One of the best ways to do this is to menu plan with your kids help each week.  Getting them involved in what they will be eating each day helps you to recognize their preferred foods, while also introducing them to healthier options on a regular basis.  We have some great tips for how to get healthy foods … [Read more...]

Unstructured Playtime Ideas For Kids #PlayWithPurpose

Playtime may seem like something that every child is experiencing on a regular basis, but our sponsor has shown us that in fact, many children do not get to enjoy unstructured playtime. Since some children may live without the freedom to play naturally, we have come up with some great ideas to help you make sure your own children have unstructured playtime on a regular basis. Unstructured Playtime Ideas For Kids Toys R Us is working along … [Read more...]

Choosing Summer Camps For Kids With Special Needs #CMHMoms

This post brought to you Children's Mercy. All opinions are my own. Summer camps for kids are already sending out mailers and information for enrollment, but for some parents it can be tough to decide if their child is able to attend. There are some medical conditions and special needs in children that make it difficult to attend a traditional summer camp for kids. We are bringing you some great tips from Children's Mercy, as well as some great … [Read more...]