Back to School with Maryellen Larkin

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Thank you to American Girl for sending Quincy the new BeForever™ character, Maryellen Larkin to celebrate her journey to Kindergarten! Before I even saw a photo of Maryellen Larkin, the latest BeForever™ addition to American Girl, I saw an Instagram photo of her school set. I got really excited because Quincy is starting Kindergarten this […]

Normal is a Laundry Setting.


I cannot begin to tell you the number of times I’ve heard or read someone refer to a child with Autism has not normal or unhealthy. It’s infuriating. It’s insensitive. It’s a lot of things.

Back to School? Get Homework Help Desk!

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This is a sponsored post about Homework Help Desk. When I was in school, if I wanted homework help I had to stay after school or hire a tutor. It wasn’t always practical and sometimes it could be really time consuming just to get a simple answer. Times have certainly changed with school curriculums, expectations […]

Ziploc® brand Makes It Easy to Pack Lunches

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In just under a month, Sebby and Quincy head back to school. For the past two years, I’ve packed Sebby’s lunch for him instead of him buying a lunch at school. Now that Quincy is going to be in kindergarten, I’m developing a system for easy to pack lunches.

After School Snacks & Activity Ideas {Plus a LeapFrog Giveaway}

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I can’t believe the kids will back to school in less than a month. Soon the summer days of never ending trampoline bouncing, swinging on the swingset or playing hide and seek will be over. While Sebby is used to full day school, I know it’s going to be an adjustment for Quincy, even with her savvy preschool experience. I’m coming up with a few easy go to after school snacks and activities for them when they get off the bus each day. Check out my tips plus learn about a great offer from LeapFrog and P&G.

My Breastfeeding Journey


August is National Breastfeeding Month. That doesn’t mean though we need to stop thinking about breastfeeding at the end of the month. The way I see it, we need to be supportive of breastfeeding moms 12 months out of the year. Don’t get me wrong, I think its pretty awesome that so many things are […]