Seven Reasons My Father Is My Hero! Help #KeepTheGoodGoing

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of New York Life for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. My goal is to be an amazing parent to my children, the way my parents were to me.  I want to keep the good going for generations to come.   Keep Good Going: My Grandfather Do you have someone in your life who has inspired you, a tradition that has been passed down from … [Read more...]

As Seen on TV Products What Shines and What Falls Short

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 So Many Surprises and So Much Fun I am sure if you have children that there are certain television commercials where your children become very animated. In our house these favorite commercials usually end with our children jumping up and down and screaming “I want that”....ALL DAY LONG!   The As Seen on TV brands are some of their favorite commercials because they offer such unique … [Read more...]

5 Things My Son Loves About The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turltes: Mutagen Mayhem

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 The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Are Back Again in Mutagen Mayhem which had a Release date of March 11, 2014 I can not begin to express how thrilled Huxley (my four year old) was when we received Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles:Mutagen Mayhem to review. He jumped up and down and begged to watch it soon after it had arrived.  You can purchase your own copy for just $9.99 from Target. … [Read more...]

6 Real-Life Lessons About Outdoor Games For Families.

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You don’t have to wait for summer to play outdoor games for families. Kids love simple activities such as throwing or kicking a ball around. With spring break & summer holidays just around the corner, my kids are becoming more antsy the closer it gets to their time off from school, us parents will be wondering how we’ll keep our little active babes entertained. Being outdoors is great for a … [Read more...]

Get The Party Started With Rollick!

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As someone who loves to entertain, there is one area I am lacking in.  While I usually have all the food and beverages taken care of, I always seem to have trouble coming up with something fun for my guests to do.  Thanks to The Game Chef, who provided me Rollick for review purposes, I can now make my parties complete.   GET THE PARTY STARTED, WITH ROLLICK! I admit, there … [Read more...]

Are You Getting the Most Out of Your great diaper bag?

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My goodness I can’t begin to tell you how many diaper bags I have been through!! Picking the right diaper bag can be over whelming and exhausting especially since there are so many different styles to choose from. Are you getting the most out of your great diaper bag?? When shopping for a diaper bag I ask myself some simple questions like, Will this hold everything? Is it too heavy? Is it … [Read more...]

Your children will have hours of creative fun!

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Summer is just around the corner and the children will be on summer vacation soon. I want to be sure my kids stay active and busy! We have our outside activities already planned, the inside activities can always use a fresh, new , fun approach. This is why I love Skwooshi. My kids will have hours of creative fun all year round!! Kids love to mold and create without a doubt! I love any toy or … [Read more...]

The Evenflo Platinum Symphony DLX All-In-One Car Seat!! Baby’s Got A New Cadillac,

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OMG!! I can’t begin to tell you how awesome the Platinum Symphony DLX All In One car seat from evenflo is! We call it baby’s new Cadillac! They broke the mold on this one! Evenflo has designed this awesome car seat’s securing latch system to be easily installed by anyone. I kid you not, even my mom, at the young tender age of 79, can transfer & install this bad boy in her car with ease in … [Read more...]

5 Helpful Tips To Help Your Kids Have Fun Sharing A Bedroom!

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Your kids can have fun sharing a bedroom! My goodness I remember growing up with 5 siblings in a two bedroom home. Boy was it cramped!! Having one brother and 4 sisters, guess who got a room of their own?? UGH!! My sisters & I had to share a bedroom with two sets of bunk beds. Yep, it was crowded! We never had our own private space. So of course we would have to compromise, make sacrifices and … [Read more...]

Master Lock “Protecting All That You Love and Care About”

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I’m excited about the warmer months which are just around the corner, but I worry about the forest fires that often come along with them where we live.  It seems like we have one big forest fire every year before the rains hit.  In 2012, a fire broke out in my hometown, people were evacuated from their homes, and many lost their homes.  Everyone was able to get out of their homes … [Read more...]

Mouthman Hoodies “RRaWWR!” Chomp On!!

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We love Mouthman Hoodies, RRaWWR Chomp on! My Niko is a huge fan of animal print/designs. Actually most of his wardrobe, from socks & underwear to his hats, consist of some sort of animal, mammal,dragon, dinosaur, “you name it” design, so finding unique and original clothing for him can be challenging to say the least!! So, imagine how excited I was to have found Mouthman hoodies! No … [Read more...]

Learning To Read? Reading Eggs Makes Reading Fun #ReadingEggsUS

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If I have learned anything being a mommy to four children, it’s that all kids are different.  They walk different, talk different, like different things, and of course learn differently.  Where one of my children excels, another one may struggle, and it's my job as their mother to support and help them understand things when they are struggling.  My oldest daughter loves to … [Read more...]

JourneyBee Portable Crib Pop, Play & Travel!

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The wonderful folks from PishPosh Baby sent me The journeyBee portable crib to review. It is a portable crib that makes life a little easier for us parents on the go! I have to say my Life revolves around travel, pop & play with a 7 month old in the home. My daughter works nights & sleeps in the day so I’m one busy Mima traveling back & forth with a 6-year-old & a 7 month old to … [Read more...]

5 Personalized Gift Ideas for Valentines Day That Are Affordable

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This post brought to you by Treat.com. All opinions are 100% mine.   When I think about gift ideas for Valentine’s Day I think about spending time with my husband, but it isn’t long after that I start thinking about all of my loves ones.  When it comes to Valentine’s Day gifts I want to get something for everyone I care about.  While I am looking for my husband I look for gift … [Read more...]

Choosing An Infant Formula That’s Right For Your Bundle Of Joy!

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This post brought to you by Sam’s Club. All opinions are 100% mine. My youngest is 3 years old, and it’s breaking my heart.  I don’t want her to get big, she was so cute when she was little.  I mean she still is, but it’s hard to watch your children grow up, but I am excited that my husband and I finally decided that we wanted to bring another baby into the world.  I cannot tell … [Read more...]

20 Things To Do On Valentine’s Day With Kids

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I admit it, when I think of Valentine's Day the first thing that comes to mind is spending time with my husband.  However, it doesn't take but a few seconds and I start thinking about things to do on Valentine's Day with kids too  I do think Valentine's Day is a day for my husband and I to spend time together, but I also know we have 4 children who love spending time with their parents too. … [Read more...]

5 Reasons To Let Your Child Learn To Play The Electric Guitar!

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Are your kids into music? Is it all they talk about? Are they interested in learning to play the electric guitar? Maybe you know an adult that wants to learn how to play? Do they already know how to play but maybe need a new guitar? If you said yes to any of these questions then check this out.  If you have been kicking around the idea of whether or not to get your child a electric guitar, or any … [Read more...]

10 Of My Favorite Inspirational and Motivational Quotes About Life

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There is nothing like Inspirational and Motivational Quotes about life to help you through the hard times.  I don’t know about you but when I feeling down I often search for inspirational quotes about life that remind me to look at the brighter side of things, or remind me that there is something good that comes from everything.  Without the bad times there would be no good times.  Seriously, how … [Read more...]