A MOTHER’S PROMISE TO MY CHILDREN

(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = “//connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.5”; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, ‘script’, ‘facebook-jssdk’)); I believe one of the greatest gifts I could ever give my children is a sibling. I am so fortunate to have two siblings myself, and I am thrilled that my little lad and lass will have each other in this crazy journey called life. Having siblings can sometimes be difficult, as many of…

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HOW TO COMBAT DIAPER RASH CAUSED BY ANTIBIOTICS

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Weleda. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. We’ve had a rough week in the Larsen household. For some reason, my little lad, who is two weeks shy of three years old, has decided to bite his baby sister – twice. I don’t think he did it to be mean or malicious, and to be fair, my…

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POTTY TRAINING – WITHOUT THE STRESS

Todays post about my new approach to potty training has been sponsored by CVS Training Pants.  Patience and humor. And coffee. Lots and lots and lots of coffee. That’s how I’ve been getting through potty training my toddler boy. Potty training my son has been a long process, and to be honest, I don’t think we are anywhere close to our destination. I’ve tried several different methods, have potties set up around my home,  set up sticker charts, and even…

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WHY BLOGS NEED SOCIAL MEDIA

Welcome to the next installment of the How To Start A Blog Series – if you haven’t read the previous posts, I welcome you to check them out – here! Once you have found a name, and the domain seems to be available – I’d encourage you to check and see if that name is available on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, etc. If you’re not social media savvy, and want to skip to writing your blog, I understand and will not…

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3 QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE NAMING A BLOG

Alright, so by now you have figured out Why You Should Blog, and Why You Shouldn’t Blog, and you’ve decided that you’d like to continue exploring this exciting world of the blogosphere! (If you are new to my How To Start A Blog Series – you can read other posts here) Our next step is to figure out your name.  Your brand.  Your essence. This step is all about brainstorming. Even though you might be super motivated to start blogging…

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WHAT WILL YOU BLOG ABOUT?

You’re pumped and ready to blog, and feel really motivated – right? Well hopefully you do after reading the previous posts in this How To Start A Blog Series! Great! The next step is to truly solidify what are you hoping to blog about. Here are some tips to help guide you: WHAT TYPE OF BLOG? Will your blog be a journal or personal blog? Or are you more of a how-to, DIY, recipe blogger? Are you blogging because you…

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5 REASONS YOU SHOULDN’T BLOG

In the last blog post, I talked about reasons you should start blogging. There are honestly countless reasons to start, but I also want you to be weary about not starting a blog, for what I think, are the wrong reasons. Because there are, in my opinion, some reasons to NOT blog.  To get this blog ball rollin’ takes time and dedication, so I want to make sure that you really know what you’re getting yourself into before you take…

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