$1 Kid’s Movies At Regal Cinemas

$1 movies

What are you doing on Tuesdays and Wednesday this summer? We’re heading to $1 movies! Yep, that’s right! Regal Cinemas is blessing us mamas and dads with a deal we can’t refuse! Here’s the schedule … Week 1 Hotel Transylvania The Smurfs 2 Week 2 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 The Pirates: Band… Read More

YOU can help #BringBackOurGirls


The horrific abduction of 236 Nigerian girls from a boarding school to be “sold” is not just a story, it’s real life. If you’re on the Baby Gizmo site, you might have a daughter, a niece, a sister, some young girl that you know and love. Now imagine a revolting, excuse-of-a-man ripping her away from… Read More

Think Twice Before You Touch!

Look don't touch

It’s something a pregnant woman experiences all the time: she’s out in public and a well-meaning stranger excitedly reaches out to pat, rub, or touch her belly. Annoying? Yes. But in Pennsylvania, it can also be illegal. Recently, a pregnant woman in central Pennsylvania pressed charges against a man for repeatedly touching her belly even… Read More

New York Times Book Review’s 10 Best Illustrated Children’s Books for 2013


Not sure what to get a special child in your life for the holidays? You could never go wrong with a good book! The New York Times Book Review recently announced its annual 10 Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2013. The books were featured in the November 10 Sunday Times Book Review in a special Children’s Book section. The Book… Read More

Hot New 2014 Baby Products As Seen On Good Day Chicago

2014 Baby Gear

Expecting parents rejoice because 2014 is looking to be a huge year in the baby gear world.  From new strollers to new carriers and high chairs, there will be plenty of products to go gaga over next year. I shared some of my favorite picks on Good Day Chicago this morning, and if you missed… Read More

Flying Nannies

Flying nannies

We’ve all been there in some shape or form: You’re on an airplane with your young child, you still have a few hours to go, and he is having a meltdown, refusing to touch any of the toys and books you brought for him. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could have someone else entertain… Read More

National Costume Swap Day

costume swap

Just a few weeks until all the little goblins and ghouls come knocking at our doors! And in preparation, October 12th is officially National Costume Swap Day. So … set your sewing machine aside, mamas, and find a swap near you! You’ll save yourself time and money. And if that doesn’t make you excited for… Read More

Bringing Home Baby on WGN-TV in Chicago


Today I headed back to WGN-TV in Chicago to do a great “Bringing Home Baby” segment and you know what? We didn’t mention the royal baby even once! That is self-control at its finest! Products featured in the segment… Bringing Baby Home You can’t leave the hospital without a car seat. It’s important to also… Read More

Best Backpacks and Lunch Boxes as Seen on Good Day Chicago

Back to School

School starts here in Chicago in only four short weeks! That’s right, the summer is more than half over already! Since the kiddos are going to be heading back to school soon, it’s time to start thinking about back-to-school shopping. I had the pleasure of going on FOX Good Day Chicago this morning to share some… Read More

Fun and Safe 4th of July Activities for Kids

4th of July

Fun and Safe 4th of July Activities for Kids – As Seen on FOX Good Day Chicago This morning I made a visit to the set of FOX’s Good Day Chicago to share five fun (and safe!) 4th of July Activities for Kids. While fireworks are fun to watch, let’s leave them to the professionals… Read More