Archive of ‘motherhood’ category

review of the new Olay Brightening Eye Cream | #o

help with tired mom eyes

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Olay. The opinions and text are all mine. If you’re a mom like me, I don’t even have to explain this concept of tired eyes to you. Moms do it all, from working, shuttling kids, making meals, wiping bums, kissing boo-boos, you name it.

our bedtime rituals include reading stories | #bedtimestories

our bedtime rituals with dream cloud

This post is sponsored by Dream Cloud, in partnership with the Pajama Program. As always, all opinions expressed here are my own. In our home, the bedtime routine is full of many small rituals. I guess you could say that our bedtime routine in and of itself is a ritual. I’ll be honest, sometimes it

our visit to SEALIFE and LEGOLAND at Arizona Mills | #summer #indooractivities

squeezing the most out of summer

As a kid, I remember summer seeming like it always went by way too fast. Now having kids of my own, it flies by at a dizzying speed! As a mom, I always have grand plans of all the fun things I want us to do together over summer break, and most of the time,

the crazy before the calm at our house during bedtime |

sharing our bedtime story

In honor of Mother’s Day coming up this weekend, I’ve teamed up with The Company Store to share our family’s bedtime story. I’ll be honest with you guys. Most nights, our bedtime routine is anything but. As you might guess from this first pic, it’s mostly chaos! Between after school activities, homework for my oldest,

what we're doing differently for potty training the third time around |

toddler transitions the third time around

Lately we’ve been working on a lot of toddler transitions with our third little bird. Well mostly just two big ones: moving to a “big boy” bed, and potty training. You would think this being our third time that we would have it all nailed down, right? But it’s funny how every child can be

new years update and goals |

a new year update

I thought it was about time for a new year update. I’ve been meaning to write one since the new year began, but It’s been a slow start. We were passing around a bug that might have been the flu between Christmas and New Year’s, in addition to some various other yuckies. In my mind,