I’m Terrified Of Having A Second Child – Part 1: Money #BringingInnovation #CollectiveBias

 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BringingInnovation  #CollectiveBias I’ve got to tell you, I am absolutely terrified of having a second child.  There are two things that scare me most – the first is the money.  Yikes.  We’re barely getting by with one kid, how the heck are we going to handle another?  Second – the emotional stress.  Everything has been really tough with my first child.  But because…

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7 Ways To Prepare Your Child For Their New Sibling {guest post}

Ask any parent in the world to choose between their children and they’ll never be able to do it! Things are no different for my husband and me. Our little boy and girl are extremely dear to us, and we love them more than our lives – irrevocably and unconditionally. Though we parents know that all our children are equally precious to us, little children can tend to get insecure about the arrival of their new sibling. It is, therefore,…

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So Long Winter – My Family Is Ready For Spring!

Today’s blog post which celebrates spring has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PurellWipes #CollectiveBias I’ll admit it. I love snow. Truth be told, I probably love it more than anyone else I know (besides the fictional character Lorelia Gilmore – who, by the way, may or may not be my spirit animal.) But I digress… Yes, the winter was fun. Our family went sledding and made snowmen…but this year the snow was a little…

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Eggo Waffle Bar – Our Favorite Breakfast for Dinner

 This Eggo Waffle Bar shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EggoWaffleBar #CollectiveBias I’ve been really good recently about eating a delicious filling breakfast over the past few weeks, and have also made sure to feed Tall Dad and Rhys the same! Our go-tos have been Eggo Waffles with peanut butter, eggs, and lots of delicious fruit. Well last night, I just didn’t feel like cooking dinner. I was tired, my…

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April Showers Bring May Flowers Fun Snack

My Easy and Fun Snack of April Showers Bring May Flowers Rice Krispies Treats  – which just so happens to be perfect for an April or May baby shower or bridal shower – has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #KreateMyHappy #CollectiveBias I am so incredibly happy that spring is finally starting to appear here in Rhode Island! The birds have been outside singing their songs, and the crocuses are popping out…

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The Top 10 Tracks Of Music To Play Your For Your Baby/Child {guest post}

I’ve finally started to like hanging out with Itty Bitty.  Trust me, he’s been no day at the park. Between the terrible birthing experience, and then the colic, and then the even worse sleeping habits, he’s really tested my mettle. But, now that we actually have a chance to hang out and enjoy each other’s company, a favorite pastime of ours is to sit down and listen to music together.  Maybe it’s because we played all different kinds of music…

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Immune Support Tips for Busy Moms

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias and its Advertiser. All thoughts and opinions are mine and mine alone and should not be construed as medical advice. #24HourEsterC #CollectiveBias You know the phrase “when Mom’s happy, the household is happy?” Well in my family, it’s often true! Lucky for Rhys and Tall Dad, I’m generally a pretty happy Tall Mom – especially when this busy on the go teacher/mom has proper immune support! Having a day home from school…

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Easter Planning: Menu, A Disney Junior Easter Basket And A New Game

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DisneyEaster #CollectiveBias I have heard birds singing songs outside of my window for a week straight. This has truly been music to my ears. I was afraid that the snow would never start to melt, and that we were entering a Game of Thrones-like multi-year winter. One of the surest signs of spring, in addition to the singing birds, are all of the Easter…

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What Dad Needs to Pack for the Hospital Bag

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #MySignatureMove #CollectiveBias My pregnancy is slowing creeping to a close, as I have officially entered my third trimester.  I’m really excited, not just to meet my new baby, but actually for the whole birth process. Sure, my first birth didn’t go exactly according to my birth plan, but I think because of that, I am much more prepared this time.  I’m planning on doing many…

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