7 Ways To Keep Your Child Busy In A Restaurant

71HE7m7V77L._SL1200_

Remember when date nights at restaurants used to be calm, cool, and collected? Even dare I say it, romantic? Ya, I hardly remember those times either. Things sure do change once you have kids. While going to restaurants might be a lot more challenging once you have children, it's still possible to have a great dinner out with your children in tow. Today I'm sharing some fun … [Read more...]

15 Fun Summer Activities For Kids

Summer Activites

Summer is here and the kids are home from school. It's time to get out and get active! Today we're talking about 15 fun summer activities for you and your kids!Beach it up. There's no better summer activity then hitting the sand and ocean at the beach! Don't forget to pack some sunscreen! Ice activities. Have little ones? Activities with ice are the best way to keep … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Screen-Free Summer Activity Guide

notv

With three kids under four, I have to admit, Netflix calls out to me on those hot summer days. Sometimes I just don't have the energy or patience to come up with something new to do or some way to entertain them. Plus, I'd like to encourage imagination and independance through screen-free summer activities that build memories and sibling relationships.If you are like me, … [Read more...]

Review Of ReSqueeze

resqueeze sizes

Today I'm reviewing one of my new favorite products with you. Meet ReSqueeze. Really, this is one of those products that's so genius and simple I wonder why I didn't think of it myself! Visit ReSqueeze Here.Today I'm giving in an depth look at this amazing product that is going to make your life easier and one that your children will love!This fun break down … [Read more...]

Top 10 Worst Playdates

playdate

 My kids want play dates more than they want candy. After a long day at school the first thing my son asks is, "Can I have a playdate?” It's also the first thing out of his mouth at 8am on a quiet Sunday morning. “Can you call Tommy’s mom and ask if he can come over?”  Play dates are a mom’s tool for free sitter time. Time when the kiddos are preoccupied and I can get … [Read more...]

Walt Disney World with Kids Water Tip (VIDEO)

Disney Water Tip

We are at Disney World this week for the Disney Social Media Moms Conference and it is 189 degrees. I might be exaggerating just a wee bit but summer has definitely hit Orlando early this year. If you have ever visited Disney World in the summer, you know that the heat and the humidity can really bring you down when visiting the parks. Standing in line at the rides (inside … [Read more...]

10 Things You Thought You’d Never Do As A Parent

Parenting

Let's face it: there's a 'Before Kids' mentality and an 'After Kids' mentality. Before kids, you have visions of a smiling, happy, easy child that you'll be able to calm when they cry using nothing but your soothing voice. After kids, you become more in tune with reality and you know that that smiling and happy child exists, you just wonder where they've gone when they're … [Read more...]

What To Do WITH The Kids On New Year’s Eve

IMG_7027.JPG

I remember before I had my son I would hunt down the perfect New Year's Eve dress and make plans for hottest night out on town ever. Boy, have times changed. Now you'll probably find me in sweat pants, passed out long before the ball drops at midnight. If you've got kids and aren't able to have a hot date night out with your spouse this year, worry not, because today I've … [Read more...]

Our Travel with Kids Wish List vs. Reality

o-EYE-MASK-facebook

If you've traveled with kids before, you know that you have to be prepared. The waiting, the sitting in your seats, the confined space, it's all a bit pretty much a parent's worst nightmare. What we want to bring and what our kids want to bring are two very different things. Add that to what we can actually bring on our travels? Well, it's really a recipe for … [Read more...]

Kid Friendly Movies Coming Out

Aliens-Search-For-a-Home-in-First-Trailer-For-DreamWorks-Animation-Comedy

When my husband and I were first married, we would see almost every single movie that came out. Things changed a little once we had our son, but now that he is three years old, he loves movies too! Recent favorites include BoxTrolls, Peabody And Sherman, and How To Train Your Dragon 2. Today I'm sharing some kid-friendly movies that are coming to a theater near you … [Read more...]

How to Host a Busy Bag Party

prekbags

So… What’s a busy bag?Here’s the deal. A busy bag is basically an activity that you keep in a Ziploc that your kid can do BY HIMSELF. It should be called “The Heavens Have Parted And Provided You With 20 Uninterrupted Minutes While Your Child Plays Happily Unassisted.” But “Busy Bag” is cuter and catchier.Because these busy bags are self-contained and often contain a … [Read more...]

Halloween Children’s Costume Ideas

IMG_2861.JPG

Dressing up, loads of candy, it doesn't surprise me that Halloween is a favorite among little ones. We've brought you Halloween costume ideas for pregnant women, babies and families. Today, we're sharing some great costumes for kids just incase your kids still need some help deciding what they would like to be.Olaf- from $36.33 If you've got Frozen lovers in your house, … [Read more...]

7 Seriously Stylish Kids We Could Learn From

kidfashion

GUEST AUTHOR: HARRIET FOSTERDesigner child clothing is one of the hottest topics in fashion today. Child fashion often emulates the adult trends, however, children are starting to take the limelight over their parents and become the focus of fashionistas worldwide. Here are 7 super stylish kids whose fashion sense may soon become the envy of many.When buying jeans, … [Read more...]

How To Teach Your Little Ones To Take Care Of Pets

boyanddog

If you've got pets, it's crucial to teach your kids how to take care of them. It also teaches them so many important lessons, most importantly, the importance of taking responsibility. While your children shouldn't be the primary care givers of your animals, there are so many things they can do to help out with your pets! 1. Set realistic expectations. One of … [Read more...]

8 Rompers For Your Little Ones

ef86ca_6ec38117a29048d69a1d3ac5614a86ea

Rompers, jumpers, one pieces, one suits, whatever you call them, today we're talking about them. They not only look adorable, but are great for babies, toddlers, and little kids. Some of them even work on older children! They can easily be dressed down casually for park and play dates or dressed up for back to school outfits or fancier occasions!Roxy- $36 This cute … [Read more...]