Reclaiming My Technology {and Sanity}

baby technology

Hey, baby. Yes, you cute, little, pudgy thing. I am on to you. You are trying to exert your control over me in the only way your seven month old self knows how – you cry. And when you cry I feed you, cuddle you, love on you, and change your diaper to make you […]

How I Taught My Preschooler to Read in Two Days

Teach Read 2 Days

Since I am a college literacy professor, I think people expect my kids to be reading by the time they walk. Fact is – teaching reading is hard. And, since I teach other people how to teach reading all day, sometimes my own children’s reading instruction gets put on the back burner. For a few […]

The Post in Which I Show Off My Cute Kids (and Kids’ Fashion)

UA 2

Disclosure: My boys were provided with outfits from Kids Headquarters and I wanted to share them with you…all opinions are my own and have not been influenced in any way. Confession: I am super picky about what my kids wear. I want my kids to be comfortable while also looking stylish. My mom was always […]

Gourmet Grilled Carrots

Grilled Carrots

Looking for an easy, peasy impress-your-friends grilled veggie recipe? Well, look no further! I am going to share our new summer go-to grill recipe (and a chance to win some AWESOME grill products). I’ve teamed up with Larisha from We’re Parents and 14 other bloggers to bring you grill recipes to help you #grillit this […]

Low Calorie Drinks: Acai Berry Refresher #BrewOverIce

brew over ice

Disclosure: I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® community. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias®, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. I am also participating in a contest as an additional aspect of this campaign.  #Collective Bias #BrewOverIce #BrewItUp Summer in Pennsylvania is like a dream. After […]

July 4th Washi Tape Flag Craft

Washi Tape Flag

There’s a lot of reasons to show off your American pride this week. Independence Day is Friday.  The Americans made the Top 16 in the World Cup (next game is Tuesday!). This craft idea is easy, inexpensive, and can add fun and festive decor to your week’s entertaining. Here’s my 10 minute washi tape American […]

Because I Haven’t Slept…

no sleep

Until December, my husband and I had it good…real good…we just didn’t know it. At a recent barbecue with some neighbors, I admitted that with two kids I felt like I was a good parent – one that had it (somewhat) together – one that could throw cute parties for the kids and spend hours […]