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A busy mom’s cleaning schedule!

Thank you so much Grab Green for sponsoring this post! All opinions are 100% my own.     Cleaning is something I am not a fan of. There are a select few who might really enjoy it. I, on the other hand do not. When I taught 1st grade I was not home all day and would have to pick up after the kids were in bed and on the weekends. We had a cleaning lady come once a month…

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Making the most of your time with a 4 month old.|| #ForBetterBeginnings

A huge thank you to Playtex Baby™ for sponsoring this post, and for helping to make this #PlaytexMom’s work from home life a little easier! The opinions and thoughts listed are my own.       The days seem to creep up on me earlier and earlier. The reason being is we have transitioned L to her crib from her Rock “N” Play and out of her swaddle… two items that helped her sleep REALLY WELL. She was comfortable in her tightly…

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Celebrate Friendship with Pasta!

  This post is sponsored by Skinner Pasta!   Friendship is a mutual bond between people. It’s something that brings people together. I am so grateful for the people in my life currently. Blogging has given me the chance to meet some amazing women. They are my tribe and who I talk to every single day. They are there for me when I’ve needed them the most.     In celebration of National Friendship Day, Skinner® pasta, the No. 1 Pasta…

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Making connections over coffee

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of The J.M. Smucker Company. The opinions and text are all mine. I’m partnering with Folgers® at Walmart through the Share A Cup & A Story campaign to create personal connections within my community         Connections. They are made when two people have something in common. Many times people will make an impact on your life. If you take steps to get to know them. You know almost instantly…

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How to encourage a learning environment for your 3 month old.

This post is sponsored by Gymboree!  The toys were provided by Skip Hop and Tomy. All opinions are 100% my own! This post contains affiliate links, and I receive a commission if you make a purchase using the links in my post.   Leighton is almost 4 months now and she is starting to grab things! She loves touching fabrics that are soft and make a sound when rubbing them. She laughs and smiles so much now and it’s the…

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These are the days.

Thank you Gymboree for sponsoring this post and a huge thank you to phil & teds for Leighton’s amazing stroller.       The days are super long especially if have nowhere to go. Staying home hasn’t been too hard. This is my second day not teaching. Obviously I will still be teaching my children at home…but won’t be teaching in a classroom setting anymore, at least for a while. Would I go back? Yes, when the timing is right.…

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How to establish an after school routine

This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com on behalf of Single Edition Media.     Well school is in full swing! The days of sleeping in late, watching TV all day, and having no routines are over… Well at least in our house they are. I was actually ready for my kids to head back to school. I am all about routines and schedules. My teaching 1st grade days are done and now I get to be more involved in my kid’s lives.…

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New seasons are hard.

Well school starts on Tuesday for my little guy. He’s headed to 2nd grade and I am not headed back to the classroom. I wrote this post in March and announced I wasn’t going to go back to teaching after  7 years. This decision seemed like the right one for our family of 5. I had always wanted to stay home with my kids and be that mom that was able to attend every field trip and be present in the classroom but my…

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Adding imagination to your nursery!

This post is brought to you by Mouse + Magpie and The Motherhood. All opinions are my own. Your imagination can take you to so many places you’d never dream of. A child is full of creativity and I want to foster that starting at an early age. I am so glad I stumbled upon Mouse+ Magpie  Mouse+ Magpie is a child inspired, adult curated collection of delightfully designed products and furnishings created specifically for little people with big imaginations!…

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2 essentials for successful potty training

  Potty training…. 2 words all moms love to hear. Haha! When it came time to potty train Oakland I expected it to be extremely hard, especially since I had never done it before. I had everything I needed. Stickers, little potty, reward chart,books, wipes, timer, candy,juice, salty snacks, toilet paper, and a lot of underwear.   We did the naked method where he wore no clothes for two days straight. I set my timer for EVERY 15 MINUTES. He…

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