In Tips on
June 29, 2016

6 Free Apps To Teach Kids a New Language

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Confession time. I studied Spanish in high school for four years, but I don’t remember much of it now. I wish I could recall phrases and words when I travel or have conversations, but it has all faded away.

It’s different for our kids today—with an ever increasing global economy, learning and retaining a new language is more important than ever. It’s also a great boost to college and job applications. The great news is that the best way to learn a new language is on something your kids probably love—their mobile devices. Check out these six great apps for learning a new language. Read more

In Fashion on
June 23, 2016

LeBron is Bringing Back the Dad Cap

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After waiting 30 years for a championship in Cleveland, there was no doubt that I would be at the Cavaliers Championship Parade yesterday. We watched Kyrie jump on a truck, JR prancing around with no desire to locate his missing shirt, and LeBron parading in a Bentley with his wife, 2 sons and adorable baby girl.

What caught my eye was that LeBron wasn’t wearing a Cavs hat, but a 6 panel unconstructed claspback cap. Read more

In Mommyhood, Tips on
June 21, 2016

20 Questions to Ask when Interviewing a Babysitter

I’m sharing #Luvs in my life as part of a LUVs sponsored series for Socialstars™

Babysitter questions - what to ask

He ran out of the bathroom completely naked after his bath and charged right into his sister’s room. She pouted and whined that he was in her room. “Mooooooooom!” At that very moment, he looked at her, then looked at me, then peed on her bedroom floor.

Sometimes you just need a night out. No kids, just you.

But even for the casual, once in a while, need a night out childcare, finding a sitter can be tedious, and honestly a scary process. Even if it’s just for a few hours, you’re still leaving your kids with someone other than you and an interview/meet up is necessary. Read more

In Mommyhood on
June 17, 2016

Special Father’s Day Offer

Sponsored by Melt

Are you like me, waiting until the last minute to figure out something to get your hubby for Father’s Day? I recently wrote about the importance of understanding your partner’s love language, and for mine, it’s touch. Melt: Massage for Couples is a video series that teaches you how to massage your partner. So when the kids are in bed on Sunday night, surprise him with a very special Father’s Day massage.

**EXPIRED** Melt is bundling its foot massage videos for FREE with the Melt video series for a total of only $99 now through Father’s Day ($171 value). This offer is just for you guys and includes lifetime access to the entire Melt video series and a 60 day money back guarantee. The foot rub is your little bonus that he can give you after Father’s Day is long gone.

You can snag this Special Father’s Day Offer here. This offer ends Sunday.

Regardless of how you celebrate him his weekend, I hope you and your family have a happy Father’s Day!

In Giveaways + Events on
June 13, 2016

$25 Amazon OR PayPal Cash Giveaway – Winner’s Choice!

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It’s summer! Maybe you need a new swimsuit, or sandals, or sunglasses. I personally can’t wait to pick out a new pair of sunglasses (don’t tell my husband though because I already have like 100 and he’ll go crazy if he sees another pair!).

I’ve teamed up again with a group of great bloggers to bring you great prizes for this sunny time of year as part of the Summer Lovin’ Giveaway Hop, hosted by Lindsey Blogs and Viva Veltoro. You could WIN something great for summer, so be sure to hop around to all the blogs listed at the bottom of this post to increase your chances of winning a Summer Lovin’ prize. And don’t forget the amazing Grand Prize on the host blogs too! Read more

In Mommyhood, Tips on
June 13, 2016

3 Steps to Make Your Husband Feel Special

This post is sponsored by Melt.

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We popped the carrier out of the car and walked into the day care center. It was nice, clean. The staff was friendly. The children seemed happy. But we couldn’t shake that feeling. We just couldn’t leave her. We couldn’t do it.

That day we decided we were going to downsize to a one-income family. One of us would quit our jobs and stay home with our newborn daughter. We looked at our finances and our career paths and decided that it would make the most sense if I continued to work and he stayed home. Read more