Metastatic Breast Cancer- Changes Our Lives Instantly #MBCProgress

Cancer is a cruel disease. It enters our lives like a thief in the night. It changes our lives instantly when it affects us, a family member, or a friend. Cancer has struck our family more than once and we’re lucky to be able to say two of my aunts have both conquered breast cancer. […]

This Little Birdie

Now that the kids are back in school, I get to refocus my efforts of fun and entertainment solely on Isabella. She’s 3, and she’s not quite big enough to go to school, even though she desperately wants to and often finds herself dressed up and ready to go, right down to the backpack, “I’m […]

Iams #SoGood Event

Most animal (dog) lovers look at their four legged friends as more than a “pet”.. they are family.. and in most instances another child. In our home, I’m known as the “food nut” because I believe you truly are what you eat. Therefore my toddler only drinks organic milk (or water), eats organic veggies, doesn’t […]

Keeping Kids Busy In The Summer

Keeping kids busy in the summer is all that stands between a nice, calm mother and one who has locked herself in the bathroom to escape. I love my kids and I love spending time with them.  Sometimes, in the summer, I would love to have just a few minutes to enjoy a quiet cup […]

Eco Friendly Lessons for Children

Eco friendly lessons for children are important to me.  As parents, we spend a lot of time teaching our children things we feel they will need to know when they get older.  We teach them their colors and how to count and spell.  We teach them to say please and thank you and to always […]

Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Active Family Project #FamilyPlay

  As a mom of two girls, I’ve always been a firm believer of maintaining an active connection with your children. Most importantly I needed to be just as involved with their teenage activities, as I was when they were toddlers. The Active Family Project takes this same perspective and helps to directly connect families […]

Easter Eggs That Last Forever- How to Blow Out Easter Eggs #TBCcrafters

When you have children, your collection of artwork and mementos can fill a museum and there’s no way to display all of the beautiful treasures created just for you. I like to use holidays to decorate using my children’s gifts to decorate. We have been blowing out eggs for Easter for 28 years and we […]

Teaching Your Teen To Drive In The Snow, Tips For Winter Driving

If you live where it snows in the winter, then you know driving in the snow can be tricky. You also know you need to adjust how you drive in the different types of snow. We prepare our children for everything we can think of in life and when they hit the road we hold […]

Bring On The Toys! The Biggest Day of Holiday Play Made Us Feel Like Kids Again #TBTBholiday

The holiday season was in full swing last Saturday at Manhattan’s Yotel in New York City. Bloggers and their families weathered the cold rainy day and came out to have a little fun at The Big Toy Book’s “The Biggest Day of Holiday Play” event. The party hosted by ToyInsiderMom Laurie Schacht had something for […]

Family Date Night Out Twitter Party RSVP #KidsLiveWell

The holidays  are approaching and you have less time and much more to do. To get the quality time you need, plan a  family date night out.  The Kids LiveWell program lets you relax knowing  you can easily find healthier choices when eating away from home. Join us on Thursday November 15 at 8pm ET with […]