The Uplifting Power of a Smile #PowerOfASmile

A smile is contagious. What does a smile infect you of? I dare say happiness. I think everyone will agree that a smile is something that brings on contagious happiness. A smile can make or break your day as well as other people’s days. How would it make you feel if you realized far too many children don’t want to smile or can’t smile due to cleft lip and palate? It’s sad, but don’t lose hope there is an organization out there ready and willing to help more children smile! There is an organization out there that is working hard […]

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6 Tips on Handling Tween Girls During Hormonal Years #tweens #happilyblended #girls

It’s the time of year, your daughter is growing into a miniature adult and it’s no longer just her intelligence that makes you call her a mini adult. The world is changing for you as a parent and your daughter as a young girl as she heads into being more of a young woman, yet still your minor child. The years of hormone changes and getting a menstrual cycle can be challenging. These are the years where the relationship between mother and daughter as well as father and daughter can change in many ways. The hormones may play out in […]

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Get Moving with Wii – Just Dance 4 from Ubisoft

I am excited to share with you all one of the few ways my kids and I work out, well it’s more like having fun with our Wii. Believe it or not, during our fun sessions on the Wii with Just Dance 4 and the title I previously purchased at a store, Just Dance 2, we work up a sweat! I laugh when my daughter is all like “Man Mama this is a work out” and I have to reply “duh, what do you think moving your arms, legs and body is?” .. then I get the eye roll. It’s […]

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June 16th List your Giveways #contest #win #sweepstakes

Each week on Saturday at 12am EST you may list your giveaways here, so go on, list yours today! If you are looking to enter giveaways feel free to use this list as a fun way to enter some fabulous giveaways! Please include the end date of the giveaway when linking up. For newbies you should enter details something like this: Blog Name, Giveaway Item (end date) Here is where you list your giveaways ….

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The Child Who Entertains Himself

As a parent of multiple children, I have been able to witness just how different siblings can truly be.  I only have one sibling, a sister who is four years younger than me, growing up we had to share a bedroom and oh my goodness who we both hated that. You see, I was the neat freak and she was the things everywhere but knows where stuff is sort of person.  Half our bedroom was normally extremely organized and the other half (her half) was rather unorganized and messy. Now, as a mom of three children, I have seen that […]

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