The Most Adorable Baby Pudu You’ll Ever See

Credit: Julie Larsen Maher

Recently, a southern pudu fawn (Pudu puda) was born at the WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) Queens Zoo, and the pictures are just too cute not to share! The pudu is the world’s smallest deer species. Born on May 12, the male fawn is still nursing but will soon transition to a diet of fresh leaves, grain, kale, carrots and hay. The white spots, characteristic to juveniles of many deer species, will fade and disappear as the fawn gets ...continue reading

Find Out Your Perfect Dog Breed {And Enter to Win a $100 Amazon Gift Card!}


As an AKC ambassador, I get the opportunity to share with you the latest and greatest news from AKC!  As might have noticed, their website ( has undergone some major renovations in 2015 to bring you a better digital experience and now it can even help you find the perfect dog breed! For anyone who has ever wondered what breeds are most compatible for them and their family, the AKC offers a 6 questions Breed Selector quiz. The ...continue reading

Tiny Love Cozy Rocker Napper Review and Giveaway

Win Tiny Love Rocker Napper!

Tiny Love sent me this great 3-in-1 Rocker/Napper to review. Here's a quick overview of the many things this seat can do! This innovative Tiny Love® 3-in-1 Rocker Napper features a fun seat fitted with an engaging toy, a rocker that soothes baby with gentle rocking movements, and a flat pad(180 degrees) with raised borders, which makes for a safe and cozy sleeping environment. The Rocker-Napper's versatile seat offers 3 reclining positions. ...continue reading

8 Summer Safety Tips For Families

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This is a sponsored post on behalf of Door Guardian. All opinions are my own. I'm SO happy that summer is here and in full swing! There's nothing I like more than spending a day out in the sun with my family! When you have kids, it's important to take a few precautions during the summer months to keep your family safe! Sunscreen - Skin cancer is a real threat and not one to be taken lightly. I've had my fair share of sunburns too and they ...continue reading

Keep Reading With Books From Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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At our house we have all different stages of readers. My two boys aren't reading on their own yet but they will jump on any opportunity to have Mom or Dad read them a book. My two girls are older and able to read by themselves, although my soon to be 7th grader usually has to have some extra encouragement. Whether your kids need some help sharing in a story or maybe they can dive into the pages on their own, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has books ...continue reading

The Importance of “Dating” Your Children

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Between running the website and meeting the demands of everyday life with three kids, we stay pretty busy. There are so many things competing for our attention and, admittedly, I don't spend as much time with the kiddos as I probably should. This realization hit me when Maggie (our oldest) practically begged me to stay home from my weekly guy's night and spend it with her. I felt sick to my stomach when I realized how badly she wanted time with ...continue reading

Childproof Your Flight

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Thanks to Diono for providing these helpful tips and statistics to help you childproof your flight. Did you know that 80% of plane crashes happen within the first 3 minutes before takeoff and last 8 minutes before landing? Traveling with kids is no easy feat and parents go to great length to keeps their kids’ safe while on the go. And when heading out of town by air, there are many added stressors as you want to ensure your little one will be ...continue reading

15 Things Only Christian Kids From the 90’s Will Remember


If you were growing up in a Christian home in the 90's, there's a good chance you'll know what all of these things are! I hope you like my list of 15 things only Christian kids from the 90's will remember. WWJD Bracelet We all had them - we all wore them. Some of us had a few in various colors! FROG Bracelet These bracelets were lesser known than the WWJD ones - did you have one? I did! MgGee & Me My mom listened to Focus on ...continue reading

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