Curly Hairstyle of the Week: Disney’s Belle Twisted Ponytail

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For our curly hairstyle of the week, Princess wanted hair like Belle from Beauty and the Beast. There was no time to put together the elaborate half up half down fancy hairdo, so we went for something a bit more simple. I remember the scene of Belle singing the song, “Little Town” and how cute […]

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An Interesting Conversation With My Daughter


Here I am getting my daughter dressed after her shower when she says something that sends me back in time. “I want to be big like you and Daddy,” she says. “Why?” I ask. “Because I want to be a grown up,” she responds playfully. “Are you sure about that? Being a grown up is a […]

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“Hey, Keep Your Filthy Paws Off My Kid!”


Every time someone touches one of my children I want to say, “Hey keep your filthy paws of my kid!” I do realize that sounds a bit “stank.” But, I can’t stand it when people feel the need to put their hands on my child’s face or hair. I should preface my saying that there […]

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How I Heal My Kids’ Owies and Boo-Boos (Giveaway)


Nowadays, you’ll find my kids chasing after each other. In case you haven’t noticed, Baby O recently started walking. So, you can imagine he’s still a bit wobbly. The other day I received a call that he fell at daycare. My mom and Princess were there to pick him up and saw it happen. Thankfully, […]

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First Day of School: Harder For Parents or Kids?


I’ve heard parents say things like, “I can’t wait for school to start. I’ve had enough!” I can certainly understand that some may feel overwhelmed and need a break from their kids. Believe me, I’ve been at the point where I want to rip my hair out. My four-year-old is constantly running off at the mouth […]

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How to Throw an Awesome Fairy Birthday Party


On the heels of Baby O’s fabulous Baptism and birthday celebrations, the pressure was on to plan on awesome birthday party for Princess. Some people suggested we combine everything into one big bash. But that would have been hard to do considering Princess is at such an active age. Besides, she’s been looking forward to an […]

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How to Make Bedtime Fun With Frozen

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  #FROZENFun #CollectiveBias If you haven’t heard of Frozen the movie, then chances are you’re living under a rock. Princess has watched it so many times that I’ve lost count. Like most kids her age, she knows the songs. Heck, […]

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Biracial hair: 6 Easy Steps for Perfect Wash-and-Go Curls


Summer officially arrives this Saturday. But, it looks like Mother Nature has decided to give us a little preview of the season this week. With highs near 90, Princess has been sporting her curly locks. That said, Sunday has become our designated “hair day.” Here are 6 Easy Steps for Perfect Wash-and-Go Curls 1. Cleanse hair with Shea moisture’s Carrot and […]

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Disney’s Maleficent: Princess Aurora Inspired Twistback

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If you ask Princess who her favorite Disney Princess is, she’d probably say Aurora. The other day all the girls were asked to dress as Princesses, and all the boys as pirates. I resurrected Baby O’s Halloween costume, which actually still fits. I wanted to recreate Aurora’s twistback, as seen in Disney’s Maleficent.   I […]

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Do you think Stay-At-Home Moms Have it Easy?


I can’t front. There are times when I fantasize about being a stay-home-mom. How hard can it be? All you have to do is feed them, change their diapers, and put them down for nap time. You also have to make sure they don’t hurt themselves or destroy the house. Think that’s easy? Think again! […]

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Frozen: 3 Easy Steps for Achieving the Elsa Inspired Braid


Most days Princess requests her curly girl hairstyle, which is pretty much a wash-and-go with some sort of hair accessory. But recently she’s been requesting hair like Elsa from Frozen. I’ll just do a simple braid to fulfill her request. I may even get a little fancy and braid it off to the side like […]

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Celebrating Earth Day in Style


It’s the day after Earth Day, but I couldn’t pass up the chance to write about how Princess celebrated the day – in style. Sometimes I feel like a mom to a teenager, rather than a preschooler. Princess has been wanting to dress herself lately, which is great. I love that she’s becoming more independent. But, it can […]

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Happy Siblings Day!

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When I first heard about today being “Siblings Day,” I was like ‘word?’ I immediately texted my brother and sister, who both had no idea there is such a day. It seems fitting to write this post to not only celebrate being a sibling, but to also my two little munchkins. Last year Princess was […]

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Princess Sings Beyonce’s Love on Top


Ever since Princess was a baby she’s been singing  Beyonce’s “Love on Top.”  The minute I strap her in the car seat she asks for Beyonce. If I don’t turn on the music on fast enough, she loses her mind! This has been going on for the last couple of years now. I thought by […]

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Building Literacy and Imagination With Zoobean *Giveaway*

I’ve always enjoyed reading. As a kid, my mother made it a requirement. I remember getting books from my cousins. There were so many that we ended up turning one of our closets into a mini library. Anything involving Michael Jackson was my subject of choice. You couldn’t stump me on Jackson trivia. I read […]

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