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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

Orajel Kids For Teething and Dental Care

This post is sponsored by Orajel™ Kids. – all opinions are my own. Teething isn’t a fun milestone in a baby or toddler’s life – for the child or the parent. Before Sienna started teething, I said it can wait as LONG as it wants! She didn’t get her...
Posted On 13 May 2015

Get A Clear Answer With Clearblue For How You Will Be Celebrating Mother’s Day!

Blake and I have two beautiful children now, but it wasn’t easy getting here. Before I got pregnant with our oldest, Sienna, I had two miscarriages back to back, so when I saw that word – “Pregnant” – on my Clearblue Easy digital pregnancy test, I...
Posted On 06 May 2015

5 Must Haves for Breastfeeding Moms From Burlington Baby Depot: Enter To WIN A $50 Gift Card!

Our frequent readers know that I’m an avid breastfeeder. Being on boobie baby number 2, I’ve learned a few things and purchased a few products that help make breastfeeding for moms everywhere easier. As far as absolute necessities for breastfeeding, the only things you REALLY...
Posted On 22 Apr 2015

Kmart and Joe Boxer Remind Us to Take Some Time to Relax and Chill Hard!

This Post Is Brought To You By Kmart Joe Boxer Inactivity Tracker! How often do you just sit on the couch and do nothing but relax? If you’re anything like me, not often enough. Sure, I’m able to sit on my couch and work, but how often do I get to sit and just relax? With a 16...
Posted On 17 Apr 2015

My Experience With Munchkin LATCH Bottle System for Breastfeeding Moms: Baby Number 2

This post is brought to you by Munchkin LATCH as part of the #LoveLatch campaign. Now that baby number 2 is here (and his much anticipated arrival was 10 days late!), I’ve started on the breastfeeding journey again. This time I was more informed on the possibilities of...
Posted On 14 Apr 2015

The Perfect Mother… We are Celebrating All Moms Year Round and for Mothers Day!

She …doesn’t exist.  She’s a myth contrived by humanity over the ages as some sort of paragon of virtue against which all real mothers are continually compared, unfairly I might add.  And that maternal construction of perfection is continually being altered as the definition ...
Posted On 01 Apr 2015

Celebrate Music Education: Enter To Win Our $50 Paypal Giveaway!

Did you know that March is Music In Our Schools Month? Music plays such an important part in the development and learning of our children.  To celebrate Your Life After 25 is working with Sweetwater Music to promote music education!  As part of our #MomsForMusic promotion for...
Posted On 30 Mar 2015

Baby’s Room: Ideas for Before You Bring Your Bundle Home

New parents often get caught up in huge concerns like how they will parent, financial rearrangements, and working out a different work schedule. With the big disruption in their lives it’s no wonder smaller concerns like decorating the nursery can take a backseat. But it’s...