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10 Tips for Buying the Right Car Seat for Your Infant

Buying an infant car seat can be overwhelming because it’s such an important purchase.  It’s likely to be the first baby gear item that you use after your baby is born and the item that gets the most day-to-day use during the first year of your baby’s life.  Here are 10 tips for buying the right […]

Win a Philips Avent Toddler Cup Prize Pack {Giveaway!}

Welcome to the Too Cool for Drool Giveaway Hop, hosted by The Mommy Island and The Kids Did It. This giveaway hop is full of bloggers celebrating moms, babies, and kids with some fabulous prizes. Be sure to hop around to all the participating bloggers and win some great prizes!  But hurry – this giveaway […]

Entenmann’s Little Bites & Sara Lee Snacks Make Going Back to School Delicious {Review & Giveaway!}

Disclosure:  I was provided Entenmann’s Little Bites & Sara Lee Snacks to facilitate this post, however, I only recommend products that my family uses and loves! In my house, going back to school means breakfast on the go, and while we’ve tried lots of on the go options, one of my kids’ absolute favorites is […]

South Florida Kids Love & Family Expo {Giveaway!}

It’s that time of year – time for the  3rd Annual Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Kids Love & Family Expo!  You’ve probably seen me post about this event in years past, and my family will definitely be going again this year.  With so many fun family activities all in one place, this is one of those […]

5 Tips for Surviving the First Week of School

Well, we survived!  The first week of school is in the books and my family did swimmingly well…I’m happy to report that not only did I get all of my kids to their respective schools on time each day, but there wasn’t a single backpack, lunchbox, or pair of shoes left behind.  I’m actually looking […]

11 Books to Get Kids Excited about Fall

Well, the kids are back in school and fall is right around the corner.  Are you as excited as I am?  Cooler temperatures, pumpkin patches, and apple flavors…I just can’t wait.  But while I’m excited, my kids are a bit less enthusiastic.  For them, fall means the end of summer and the start of school, […]

Baby Love – The Ultimate Baby Fair & Registry Event is Coming to South Florida! {Giveaway!}

Attention South Florida parents and parents-to-be — Baby Love, the Ultimate Baby Fair & Registry Event presented by Give Wink, is coming to The Museum of Discovery and Science in Fort Lauderdale on September 11th!  Join me and your favorite local radio stations for an elegant evening at The Museum of Discovery and Science in downtown Fort Lauderdale […]

I’m Not a Rookie

Today was the second day of school.  One of the rare school days when we’re allowed to walk our kids through the gates and to their individual classrooms.  It’s a day that most parents revel in.  They want to see their children in their classroom, say hi to their child’s friends, and take pictures of […]

A Letter to my Daughter’s First Grade Teacher

Dear First Grade Teacher, Hi!  We didn’t really get to talk at the Meet & Greet on Friday, but I just wanted to let you know how excited my daughter is to be in your class this year.  I’m sure there will be a few growing pains along the way, but with any luck you’ll […]

Creative School Lunches: A Special Back to School Lunch

Suddenly, it all feels very official – the school supplies are purchased, the teacher meet and greet has taken place, and the first day outfit has been selected…  School starts on Monday!   We’re are as ready as we can be.  Actually the only thing that we were missing for the big day was a […]