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Time For A Baby: Is Surrogacy the Right Option for You?

No woman likes to hear that she will not be able to conceive a child, however if you are facing the prospect of infertility, this does not mean that you can never become a parent. In fact, there are a number of parenting options available to you, including adoption and surrogacy....
Posted On 08 Oct 2015

New Parents Survival Tips and Sam’s Club New Parent Survival Kit

This post was sponsored by Sam‘s Club, however, the text and opinions are all my own. Having a baby is shocking to our systems in so many ways. There’s the physical aspects – your body goes through a whole lot of stress giving birth and recovering, and you may...
Posted On 25 Sep 2015

How Gerber’s 3rd Foods Lil Bits Help Babies Learn to Chew Textured Foods

Thank you to Gerber for sponsoring this post; all content and opinions are my own. One of the most stressful things for me when I was a new mom was starting solids (and bath time, but that’s a whole different story!). I was worried about everything from what foods to...
Posted On 14 Aug 2015

SIDS and Safe Sleep for your Baby

From the second new parents find out they are pregnant they want to do anything and everything to protect thier unborn baby. This inculdes soaking up all the information they can before the baby is even here. They are bombarded with so much information it is difficult for them to...
Posted On 13 Aug 2015

Hey Moms and Moms To Be! Do You Know Your Pregnancy Terms? Check Out This Guide

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has sponsored this post in an effort to educate consumers and healthcare providers on new gestational age terminology. If you’ve had a baby, you probably associated 37 weeks pregnant with being “full term,” or any time...
Posted On 28 Jul 2015
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5 Tips For Coping With a Colicky Baby

Being a new mom (or dad!) – or second or third time mom, etc.- is exhausting under the best of circumstances. There are seemingly endless diaper changes, round-the-clock feedings, spit ups to clean… and for moms who already have children, sleeping when the baby sleeps is...
Posted On 27 Jul 2015

How Aflac Supplemental Insurance Can Help With You Child’s Summer Safety!

If you’ve ever lived with a toddler, you know how much trouble they can get themselves into in a matter of seconds. It seems almost a given that they will be accident prone. My 1 year 8 month old daughter is no different. Right now she has a small bruise on the back of her...
Posted On 20 Jul 2015

New Neighborhood: How to Help Your Family Adjust to a New Place

Adjusting to a new neighborhood will take some time for your family, especially if you have small kids. Moving to an unfamiliar area tends to be a bit disorienting for everyone. Not only will your family have to get used to all the different street names, but all their favorite...

Have a Reckless Teenager? Consider These 4 Tips

The goal of parenting is to nurture children up to a point where parents are no longer needed. Knowing exactly how and when to start letting go is always the tricky part. Adding to this sense of bewilderment is the ever-present question as to what constitutes “risky”...
Posted On 03 Jul 2015
Starting The Family You Want Easily: Get Results With Astroglide TTC While Trying to Conceive™
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Starting The Family You Want Easily: Get Results With Astroglide TTC While Trying to Conceive™

Trying to conceive (also known as TTC in the trying to conceive world) can be frustrating and stressful, especially when experiencing difficulty in becoming pregnant. My TTC story includes a number of ups and downs, but in the end, my story is a happy one, with two beautiful...
Posted On 29 Jun 2015

Get The Kids Involved This Summer: 7 Great Ideas for Family Fun Time

Coming up with ideas for the whole family to have a good time can sometimes be challenging. Finding activities that are engaging for everyone in the family, whether there are teenagers, young children, or even toddlers can be a difficult task. Here are a few ideas you can use for...
Posted On 11 Jun 2015

Thank Dad With A Gift He Can Truly Appreciate: It’s Grilling Time!

A special thanks to Kenmore Elite Grills for sponsoring this post and giving us a chance to thank our dads! It’s summer time and definitely time to pull those grills out!  But, as we know Father’s day is right around the corner and your dad is probably being all...
Posted On 09 Jun 2015