Huggies Launches New Slip-On Diapers


If you’ve ever tried to change the diaper of an active toddler, you will feel my pain.  Now that Little Bud has started walking (i.e. running around like a crazy man), he has absolutely no time for diaper changes.  In fact, holding him down long enough to do the “dirty work” is a lot like… Read More

Great Storage Solutions for the Car


Do you ever feel like you live out of your car?  I do.  Let’s face it.  Most of us lead such hectic, on-the-go lifestyles that our vehicles oftentimes end up being our second home.  Between our works commutes, daily errands, and running the kids all over town, many families spend more of their waking hours… Read More

Tips for Avoiding a Road Trip Meltdown


There must be something about a car trip that triggers a baby’s meltdown mechanism.  Oh sure…most children love the car in small doses, and you may even be one of those lucky parents whose little one is actually lulled to sleep by the motion of a moving vehicle.  We’ve all heard the stories about the… Read More

Ideas for Fun Family Stay-cations


I nearly passed out the other day when I filled up my car’s gas tank.  Sure, we all know gas prices have gone up, but this is ridiculous.  I mean, come on – $70 for gas that won’t even last my SUV a full week?  I cringed as I pulled my receipt from the pump… Read More

Tired of Getting Bugged? Try These All-Natural Repellents


Summer’s here, and unfortunately, so are the mosquitoes.  It seems like no matter what I do, I’m always getting bugged by bugs.  Those pesky little critters are constantly swarming around and I get attacked the second I walk outside.  Sure, I’ve tried all the regular repellents.  They seem to work for a little while, but they all… Read More

Got a Flight Planned? Here’s What You Need for the Diaper Bag


We’ve all been there.  It’s time for your summer vacation.  You’ve made all the arrangements; the hotel is booked and the plane tickets have been purchased.  You have everything packed (you hope) and are ready to go.  Or are you?  I don’t know about you, but I never seem to know just what I’m supposed… Read More

Top Picks for Cool Summer Shades


I don’t know about you, but I never leave the house without my sunglasses.  I always keep a pair in the car and have a couple pairs stashed around the house, just in case.  I will admit that they are probably my favorite way to accessorize my outfit, and I secretly feel a little more… Read More

Dear Nosy Rosy…


Dear Nosy Rosy;  I saw you looking at Little Bud the other day while I was at the grocery store.  Initially, I assumed you just wanted to comment on what a little cutie pie he is.  Being the proud momma that I am, of course I appreciate every compliment he gets.  You steered your shopping… Read More

Daycare; The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly


Who knew you had to start looking for a daycare so early?  Little Bud was 4 weeks old and I was searching for a daycare to put him in when I was scheduled to return to work in a couple of weeks.  Every response was the same…he could get on a waiting list, but no… Read More

Baby Gizmo Spotlight Review: KidCo Go-Pod


The KidCo Go-Pod is an ultra-lightweight, portable activity seat that is perfect for parents on the go!  This stylish seat makes it super easy for today’s busy parents to keep their children occupied and happy almost everywhere.  Love the convenience of the PeaPod?  KidCo has raised the bar on travel friendly kid accessories with their… Read More