A lot of moms these days seem to be getting into oils. I've been into essential oils since I was a teenager working in a hippie shop that sold oils and part of my job was to educate myself on all the different oils and their purposes. So I've always had a bottle of tea … Continue reading How to Use a Nebulizing Aromatherapy Diffuser
My son has not been the most receptive little reader. In fact, he's been downright combative at times, like when I tried to read him What's Making Walter C. Laugh? and he threw a giant tantrum, and then there was the time he kept shoving poor Sgt. Stubby in the trash. It got to where … Continue reading Book Review: P is for Poop by Ben Luster
This week I updated my 'do with a new set of curtain bangs. The funny thing is, anytime I've had bangs they've always been curtain bangs, I just didn't know they had a fancy name! I have the kind of bangs that will do one thing only, and that's split down the middle. Curtain bangs … Continue reading I Got Trendy with Curtain Bangs
I've been seeing the ABC Mouse ads on TV since Keelan was born and the Disney channel became a constant companion. So when they recently contacted me about becoming an affiliate and giving them a try, I was excited to sign up. They are having a sale right now for 60% off the whole year, … Continue reading Trying Out ABC Mouse Early Learning Academy
Playing a game with a three-year-old is a unique experience. It takes a lot of patience, imagination and a complete lack of concern for following rules. We got this great set of games from Goliath Games and Pressman Toy Company and my son couldn't wait to rip open the box and try every single toy, … Continue reading Do You Want to Play a Game?
When we first moved to our new neighborhood at the beach, I kept running across these pretty painted rocks stuck in random places. At first I was afraid to take them. I'd pick it up and admire it and then put it back, afraid maybe it was meant for someone else. I eventually realized it … Continue reading Spread a Little Happiness with Kindness Rocks
Being mom means being the ultimate multitasker, squeezing things in whenever you can, and trying to do most things with a companion of questionable temperament. My friend Georjie snapped this pic while she was highlighting my hair one afternoon. It's not exactly a glamorous shot, but it's a little peek into daily "mom life." Me … Continue reading Real Mom Life, Making it Work