Parenting

Parenting isn’t for the weak of heart. From pregnancy to tweens, this mom of four dishes about raising kids in today’s world.

The Power of Moms Online

By |February 9th, 2016|Blogging 101, Parenting|

Do corporations REALLY understand the power of moms and the internet?

10+ Best Alarm Clocks for Toddlers

By |January 20th, 2016|Parenting, Technology & Web, Toddler Talk|

In order to keep you up-to-date with the best toddler alarm clocks, we update this post regularly. Last updated: 2/9/16 Technology and Kids - One of our most popular posts involves trying to get kids to sleep and stay in bed with kids alarm clocks for toddlers. If you have toddlers that have a hard time with [...]

Dressing Your Kids Cute Without Breaking the Bank

By |December 5th, 2015|Parenting, Toddler Talk|

3 boys, 1 girl - that's a lot of kids to clothe (don't get me started on feeding!) While I have no desire to spend our expendable income on fancy clothes - I still want my kids to look cute. Cute, you know - while I am still allowed to dress them. My go to [...]

Drones for Kids – Meet the Parrot Airborne Night

By |December 4th, 2015|Digital Kids, Gadgets, Gift Guide, Holidays, Parenting, Technology & Web|

A few months ago,  my 10-year-old announced that he wanted a drone.  "MOM, do you know how cool drones are?" Yes, kid I do. I also know your uncle just paid big bucks for one and crashed it on it's first flight. I love my child, but buying him an adult toy that's nearly a thousand [...]

This is Parenting – LEGOS, LEGOS EVERYWHERE

By |November 16th, 2015|Parenting|

THIS IS PARENTING: That time I finally unpacked the Legos. I should of known this would be a bad idea. #SOML

RECAP: The Sound of Music – Dallas Summer Musicals

By |November 11th, 2015|Dallas, Parenting|

Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens, bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens, brown paper packages tied up with strings, these are a few of my favorite things. Last week, my daughter Z and myself had the honor of attending opening night of The Sound of Music here in Dallas at the Music Hall Fair Park. [...]

Science Podcasts for Kids

By |October 24th, 2015|Science Projects for Kids|

I get emails all day everyday - to be honest, mostly from companies wanting me to promote (for free) things like toothpaste, baby food, toddler snacks, or things of the like. But among the email weeds, sometimes we find great emails from readers and companies that are actually worth while. This email in particular was [...]

Talking Kids and Technology with WIRED’s #MakeTechHuman Podcast

By |October 23rd, 2015|Digital Kids, Technology & Web|

A few weeks ago, I got an email invite to guest on WIRED's #MakeTechHuman Podcast.  We're huge WIRED fans in this house. So being invited to talk about Kids and Technology, my geek heart may have exploded. Along with myself, Jeff Cole, director & CEO of the Center for the Digital Future at the University of Southern California, host [...]

Science Projects for Kids – Quick Sand

By |October 19th, 2015|Science Projects for Kids|

Our friends at YouTube Kids and HooplaKidzLab sent us a kit full of ingredients for several science projects for kids.  Last week, I was down and out. We usually try to go out on the weekends, but I just couldn't so we decided to crack out the ingredients and try out the Quick Sand Science [...]

The Joy of Dressing Boys – 7 Fall Fashion Staples For Boys

By |October 15th, 2015|Parenting|

My 3 sons. I grew up watching that show, but never thought that I would grow up to have 3 sons of my own (and a daughter!) Something that I have grown to appreciate with boys is the ease of dressing them. My oldest son is 10 and still let's me choose his clothes.  My daughter on [...]

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