Should You Discuss Kids During a Job Interview?

kids job interview family

I’ve heard that discussing kids during a job interview places you at a disadvantage. There is a stigma that goes along with being a mom looking for work outside of the home. Will she arrive to work on time? Will she bring drama from home to work with her everyday? These are just some of the…

Read More »

6 Embarrassing Things My 6-Year-Old Daughter Said

6 Embarrassing Things My 6-Year-Old Daughter Said

It’s no secret; kids say whatever is on their minds. My 6-year-old daughter is notorious for blurting out comments that often leave us dying with laughter or cringing with embarrassment. Here are six examples of some of the most embarrassing things my daughter has said. 6 Embarrassing Things 6-Year-Old Daughter Said “My butt is sweating….

Read More »

When is Your Child Ready for a Cell Phone?

When is Your Child Ready for a Cell Phone- (1)

I was completely caught off guard when my daughter asked me for a cell phone the other day. I knew it was just a matter of time before she’d ask for one, so I shouldn’t have been surprised. But, I had no idea it would come this soon. I never imagined that she’d be ready…

Read More »

How Long Until I Became a Confident Parent

confident parent

Having a baby doesn’t come with directions. I’ve heard people say that once you give birth, you just know what to do. Let me tell you, that’s not true. Despite all the research I did during my nine months of pregnancy, I was at a loss. Being a confident parent wasn’t easy. Early Parenting Challenges…

Read More »

What My Preschooler Learned From Thomas and Friends

thomas-and-friends-benefits-of-play

I don’t make a habit out of comparing our two kids. But, it was obvious early on that they have completely different personalities. Our daughter has always been a social butterfly. Her brother, on the other hand, has always been a bit more shy. All he needs are his Thomas and Friends toy trains and…

Read More »

How to Blow Up a Balloon Without Your Mouth

how-to-blow-up-a-balloon-without-your-mouth-3

What kid doesn’t love a nice big balloon? But we all know that it can require a lot of effort to blow up a balloon with your mouth. But did you know that you can actually do it without your mouth? It’s true! All you need are a few household items to make it happen. How…

Read More »

Has Halloween Become Too Watered Down?

halloween-costume-biracial-boy-weatheranchormama

Halloween isn’t necessarily my favorite holiday. Why? My siblings and I weren’t allowed to celebrate the day as kids. But, we respected those who did. My parents thought dressing up in costumes was “pure foolishness.” But that didn’t stop teachers from having Halloween parties at school. We got lots of candy back in those days. But…

Read More »

7 Ways to Wear an Infinity Scarf

7-ways-to-wear-an-infinity-scarf-2

One of my daughter’s favorite accessories for fall is the infinity scarf. It keeps her warm on chilly mornings and it also adds flare to any outfit. She came up with seven ways to rock an infinity scarf. 7 Ways to Wear an Infinity Scarf Basic Tie Loop Place the infinity scarf behind the head…

Read More »