Quick Zip Sheet Review

Changing crib sheets can be such a pain! Especially when the mattress is on the lowest setting. Trying to reach in to get the mattress, taking the sheet off and then putting it back on, is a challenge. Then add the fact that us Moms often have to do all of this in the middle […]

Dr. Panda Teach Me! App Review

Here is another cool iPhone/iPad app for your toddler or preschooler to try out. It’s called Dr. Panda Teach Me! by Tribe Play. The general premise of the app is that Dr. Panda (a lovable, fluffy cartoony-kind of Panda) visits four different lands (Meadow, Jungle, Farm and the Arctic) where he meets different animals that […]

Answering a Toddler’s Question

My toddler’s reasoning has really taken off. Everything is “Why?” Thus, I try, as the modern-doting mother that I am, to answer my toddler’s questions to the best of my ability. I realized that approach, however, can backfire. Being a boy, he is very interested in boy things. Cars, trucks, the remote control and yes, […]

Toddler Teeth

Having a toddler presents many challenges. The most unique one, that I didn’t see coming, had to do with oral development (aka Teeth). On the one hand, a toddler is still teething (those nasty molars!). On the other hand, they are old enough to start brushing their teeth. As always, it is up to us […]

Toddler Friendly Banana Protein Shake

Last week, my Pumpkin Smoothie recipe was featured on the Isis Parenting Blog. Not only because it is healthy, but because it is something that even your toddler can enjoy. A lot of people loved it, so I wanted to share another smoothie recipe that has a great amount of protein and is tasty enough […]

Disney Mom

The day I came back from my Disney Vacation with my husband and toddler, I got this email. (Ironic, isn’t it.) Yup. Rejected. Again. This is the third time I have applied. I am not sure what I am saying (or not saying) that is not getting me to the next round, but I have […]

The Similarities Between Puppies and Babies

When I pulled out the puppy books again this past weekend after we picked up our third family dog (first-post baby), I came┬áto the startling realization that these “How-To” puppy and baby books are similar in many ways. After my son was born, I read lots of books about how to have a happy baby, […]