It’s National Boys & Girls Club Week! | Open Door Tour | #sponsored

It’s National Boys & Girls Club Week! | Open Door Tour More than 4,000 Boys & Girls Clubs opened their doors to serve millions of kids across the nation and on military installations overseas by offering a place for them to grow and have a great future. Those are some amazing statistics and that is why I partnered with Mom Central on behalf of the Boys & Girls Club of America to promote National Boys & Girls Club Week. I will be … [Read more...]

Getting Organized with Fellowes Bankers Box | #GetOrganized #BankersBox

I am happy to announce I am a Fellowes Bankers Box Stackable Storage Ambassador Program. This is a two month program with a fun giveaway included and next month I will show you my “after”! Since I started blogging, I’ve been having issues with “clutter” stacking up. It’s not bad clutter... it’s stacks of product that I need to review, or have reviewed and put away for gifts later or items that magically arrived at my doorstep. My front hall … [Read more...]

Get a Fresh Start To Your Finances

Get a Fresh Start To Your Finances My husband and I just had a financial chat with my 16 year old just the other day. He just got his driver’s license and will be starting his new job in the next few weeks. Our hopes for him are that he will not squander (ok, initially he probably will) away everything he earns and be responsible with his money. If we knew at the age of 16 what we know now about our finances, we could retire millionaires (anyone … [Read more...]

Kids and Medication Safety | Prevention For Safe Kids Worldwide

Kids and Medication Safety | Prevention For Safe Kids Worldwide It was about 18 years ago, but I can still remember it like it was yesterday. It was a busy morning... Dad had already left for work and I was busy getting myself together and Kaytlin ready for her day with her babysitter. She was only three, but a very smart and curious three. Our family had gone through a round of colds so the Dimetapp was in an easy to access spot in the bathroom … [Read more...]

Little Remedies | Less Is More This Cold and Flu Season

Little Remedies | Less Is More This Cold and Flu Season The cold and flu season caught us off guard this year. Ethan came down with a stomach flu that knocked him off his world for a few days. This time of year can be a stressful time for parents of infants and young children as they need to take extra precautions to keep their kids healthy. The Little Remedies® children’s wellness brand has partnered with well-known blogger and mom of two, … [Read more...]

It’s RSV Season | Do You Know What to Look For? | #RSVProtection

The hype is everywhere about the flu... everyone is worried and doing their best to prevent it. But did you know that it is also RSV season? The RSV season typically runs from November through March, so during the winter months parents should be especially careful to watch for signs of RSV. RSV typically causes mild to moderate cold-like symptoms, but in some babies it results in a serious respiratory infection. Those most at risk for severe … [Read more...]

Febreze Deliver The Holidays Winner Announced

Remember back in November when I told you about Febreze’s Deliver the Holidays contest? Febreze was looking for someone that couldn’t make it home for the holidays so they could deliver $10,000 and all the special holiday memories of home to the one lucky winner. On December 24th, Febreze announced the winner of their holiday contest, making one family's dream come true! It’s so hard to be away from your family anytime, but the holidays are … [Read more...]

Aggressive Mobile Adware aka Madware | The New Mobile Annoyance

If you own an Android phone, listen up. Madware, or aggressive mobile adware, uses aggressive techniques to place advertising in your Android device’s photo albums, calendar entries and push messages to your notification bar. Madware can even go so far as to replace your ringtone with an ad. Why should you care? More and more kids are using smartphones and, as a result, at increased risk for encountering madware. According to a recent … [Read more...]

Tips For the Holidays | Wax Cleanup & Removing Food Stains

Tips For the Holidays | Wax Cleanup & Removing Food Stains I absolutely love this time of year. It’s a time to celebrate love, joy and family. Sometimes the rituals can cause a little stress, though. Here are a few tips from Whirlpool and OurKidsMom’s house to help ease the stress so you can enjoy the company. While you are decking the halls with festive lights and bringing out the holiday dishes and silverware that have been tucked away … [Read more...]

Join The Fun With Febreze and Share Your Holiday Memories

Last week Febreze asked What is your favorite memorable Holiday Decoration growing up? I remember how tall my grandmother's tree seem to be... as a child I thought it was nearly 8 foot tall. It always made me smile. My grandmother passed her tree on to me when I got married. It still makes me smile, but it doesn't seem quite as big any more! On December 3rd, Febreze started sharing their Memory List on their Facebook page to highlight the most … [Read more...]