Are you attending this year’s online Mom Conference?

Register for this year's The Mom Conference for FREE

Are you going to The Mom Conference? The Mom Conference is next week, from Tuesday, October 13 through Thursday, October 15, and it’s 100% FREE to attend online! Amy McCready is one of my favorite parenting “experts” with her no-nonsense style and über-practical advice, and she’s just one of 20 amazing authors/speakers who will be participating. No mom […]

Weekend reading: October 3, 2015

Two year olds are the best

From Instagram: And again I say…I love this age SO MUCH!  We spent the latter half of this week obsessively checking weather forecasts after a Wednesday forecast calling for 5-8″ of rain in our area! Thankfully, that number dropped steadily as the hours and days ticked by, and I think when all is said and done, […]

Breaking the silence for pregnancy & infant loss awareness month

Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month

These days, it seems like October is everything awareness month, and I think that’s more obvious on a social media site like Facebook, where everyone is sharing their favorite causes—whether it’s breast cancer, spina bifida, down syndrome or another equally worthy topic. In addition to those above, it’s also the National Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month. […]

On authentic sponsored posts and which brand partnership has been my favorite


In my 7 years of blogging, I’ve done quite a few sponsored posts and campaigns—from private collaborations like my work with Plant Therapy and King Arthur Flour during last year’s 101 Days of Christmas—to bigger campaigns through companies like TapInfluence, who helps connect bloggers with companies through online media kits, simplified assignments, and a dedicated […]