Work Smarter, Not Harder

Playing with his Pop Up Shape Sorter while mommy gets some work done at her portable office

As part of a sponsored post for Socialstars, Playskool is helping me work smarter, not harder. #PLAYSKOOLCREW Do you ever have one of those days where you can't find a place to sit in the family room? A day where the toys begin creeping out of the toy compound- also known as the place feet go to ... [ Read More ]

It’s Only a Matter of Wine

Talk to your friend about that time you almost peed yourself over a bottle of wine and flowers in a recycled period pad wrap

It's only a matter of wine before you meet a boy who does things to your lady bits. It's only a matter of wine before those things make tiny humans. It's only a matter of wine before you realize your episiotomy permanently changed the look of the playing field. It's only a matter of wine before ... [ Read More ]

Surviving the Summer with Two Kids Under Five

Playskool's new Play, Stow, and Go! toys are perfect for keeping babies occupied while their older siblings play at the park

As part of a sponsored post for Socialstars, Playskool is helping me survive the summer with two kids under five. #PLAYSKOOLCREW When school let out, I was bit of a rookie mom. You know, wet behind the ears and eager for the freedom that came with summer break. Summer break meant I only had to ... [ Read More ]

When Incontinence Meets Confidence

1 in 3 women deal with incontinence, so why don't we talk about it more

As part of a sponsored post for Socialstars, I’m sharing how Poise Thin-Shape pads are building up my incontinence confidence. #RecycleYourPeriodPad Say it with me... incontinence. Incontinence is not the scary word people think it is. In fact, it's just a fancy way to say light bladder ... [ Read More ]

My Baby Has a Formula Allergy

Before and after picture of a baby with a formula allergy rash

My experience with Maverick's formula allergy and bloody stools is sponsored by Huggies and their new Snug & Dry Ultra Diapers. At first I thought his rash was from all of our snuggles. After all, he slept in the valley of my breasts. He nursed... at my breast. He even buried his head in my ... [ Read More ]

DIY Thor Hammer

How to make a Thor Hammer out of period pads #RecycleYourPeriodPad

I created this DIY Thor Hammer using old period pads, as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars, to explain why Poise Thin-Shape pads are better for your light bladder leakage. #RecycleYourPeriodPad Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor. Are there even ... [ Read More ]