How to Perfectly Potty Train Your Toddler

Potty Train Your ToddlerIt’s that time! My 2 year old is ready, I don’t know if I am, but she is! Potty training is not my favorite thing to do…but it has to be done. This being my third child to potty train, I have learn a few things. Here are my words of wisdom so that you too can perfectly potty train your toddler! PS, if you know anything about potty training…nothing about it is perfect. I hope you caught the sarcasm. If this is your first time potty training, good luck! I hope my experience helps you! (more…)

Effective Incentives for Potty Training

effective incentives for potty trainingHaving trained 2 kids how to use the potty and now on my third, I will say that one of the most important parts is the reward system that you set up. Kids like to be praised and they like rewards. Come on, who doesn’t like rewards? I love them! Here are some things to keep in mind when setting up the reward system for your child that is potty training. (more…)

How to Keep Your Resolutions!

It is a New Year! Hooray…moms all across the nation are ready for a New Year. Mommy resolutions have been in the talks since Thanksgiving dinner. We have all discussed how “this” is our last dessert and how “that” was the last time you will yell at your kids. Because, the new year was coming…and things will be better in the New Year. Things will be better and different. Screw it, things will be perfect in the New Year! (more…)

10 Great Gifts for Kids This Holiday Season

great-gift-guideIt’s the most wonderful time of the year. Time for cheer, family and friends, and presents! I love finding the perfect gift for everyone on my list. The best part of giving a gift is having the person opening it. And my favorite people to give gifts to are Tiny Humans! Tiny humans (aka children) are the best. They are so happy and excited to get a gift. The joy and excitement on their face is the best part. This year I put together a fun list of items any child would love! The ages for these items are babies to about 6 years old. Enjoy the list and happy shopping!

(more…)

11 Things No One Tells You About Disney

11-things-no-one-tells-you-about-disneyGoing to Disney has the same affect on a person that giving birth does. During the experience, it is painful and tough…there are moments that you are not sure you are going to survive. Tears and sweat flow from your body uncontrollably. There are also magical and joyful moments. During the whole thing, you think to yourself (and may even shout to your partner) “I will never do this again”. But once it is all over, you forget. You forget the tears, the sweat, the anxiety, and the pain…you look at the pictures and smile. You remember the happiness that went along with the moments and forget the bad. This…this is Disney. Disney will do this to you. It did it to me. I am only a few days Post Disney Vacation and I have already started to plan our return visit. So, here they are…what you should know, but no one tells you! (more…)

Tips for Doing Disney with Little Kids!

Disney with little kidsHaving not been to Disney in about 10 years, I was pumped to head back. I was even more excited to share the experience with my children! We started planning our Disney experience almost a year ago…and I am glad we did! There are 2 different ways to do Disney. The first way is to plan…plan some more…and then have a back up plan. Planning for Disney helps to ensure you get to ride all the rides, meet all the characters, and experience everything you want without having to wait hours in line! Then, there is the second way to do Disney…show up and hope for the best. My personality doesn’t really allow for the “show up and hope for the best” method. Plus, we only plan to do Disney once maybe twice with the girls…so I needed to make the best of the trip! Here are my tips and tricks that can help you! (more…)

Tricks on How to Induce Labor

inducing-laborEach one of my daughters was born either on their due date or early. By the last month of pregnancy I, like other pregnant women, was done. I wanted the baby out. I was huge and uncomfortable. I worked up until I delivered each of my girls…so another plus to having the baby was not having to work for a while. As soon as I hit 38 weeks, I was ready. With each girl, I did similar things to make sure I would deliver early or at least on time! Here are some things that I did that worked!! (more…)

Tips to Make Flying with Kids Easier!

tips-for-flying-with-kidsWe are going to Disney in less then 2 weeks! I seriously can not wait. I have been to Disney several times in my life and I LOVE it there. My husband has been a few times also. But our girls, have never been! I seriously tear up just thinking about them walking into the park for the first time. Everything about Disney is so magical! Everything, except the idea of flying with 3 little kids! This will be the first time my 4 year old and 2 year old have been on a plane. Are you traveling with little ones? Want some tips? Check these out! (more…)