• #HondaLove: Going From Sedan To Van

    I wear mommy buns, maintain a blog, enjoy long trips to the grocery store and now, I drive a minivan. To some, owning a van is an eye-opener that they have officially become a “soccer mom,” and yes, it is only the second day and my family had already given me the title, thrown in a few jokes and all. I understand that I am slowly transforming into “your typical mom,” but if it means putting my family first, then I will take it! Driving A “Brick” For some people, getting a minivan is like opting for a brick —

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  • Study Finds Afterschool Programs Help Promote Healthy Eating

    Afterschool Alliance report highlights the role of afterschool programs play in a child’s life. Going back to my grammar school days, I recall staying in afterschool programs with one of my brothers because our school days ended at 2:30 pm and our mom worked across the street until 4:30, sometimes 5. Aside from the obvious getting homework done, we had time to socialize and communicate with classmates. Our parents would either pack us some snacks or we would save one or two from lunchtime. One thing is for sure, whoever was watching us always made sure we kept busy and

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  • Moms Who Motivate

    It is week two of the Moms Who Motivate series and I am so happy to share another five wonderful moms I follow on Instagram and their lovely posts. Feel free to check out the previous week over here. Sometimes you just have to gather your things and DO IT. You may not reach the top all at once, but you will make progress. Smile, because at least he is trying to make you laugh. A mess home makes a happy toddler Always look and feel FABULOUS!

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  • Nestle Says Goodbye To Artificial Coloring And Flavoring

    Chocolate lovers, your prayers have been answered.  Nestle has announced the company will be removing “artificial flavors and FDA-certified colors, like Red 40 and Yellow 5, from all of its chocolate candy products,” according to a news release on BlogsRelease. Nestle plans to replace the artificial coloring and flavor with ingredients from natural sources. “We know that candy consumers are interested in broader food trends around fewer artificial ingredients,” noted Doreen Ida, President of Nestlé USA Confections & Snacks. “As we thought about what this means for our candy brands, our first step has been to remove artificial flavors and colors

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  • #LifeOnCrypton: Join The Crypton Placemat Experience!

    Play, Have Fun, Make a Mess! Messes are no joke, and constantly scrubbing the table after your toddler’s meals can be time-consuming. Luckily, Crypton Fabric has a very interesting experiment going on right now for bloggers. I will be sharing my thoughts in a future post and a video of how messy mealtime can be. So stay tuned for that. How To Join The Crypton Placemat ExperienceThe Crypton placemats were made to be stain, moisture and bacteria resistant, yet soft and breathable. And best of all, they are available for you to try one for free!So, how do you get your hands on

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