How to Stop Toddler Tantrums with One Question?

Let’s face it there may be nothing worse in the world than your toddler having a tantrum in public. It usually happens when I’m shopping. My kids change from adorable little people into crazed monsters. If they see any sort of toys, candy or books they turn into a crying mess because they can’t take it home. They cry so hard I find people in the store giving me judging looks...

Having Trouble Sleeping? Sleep Tips

Recently, I was having a ton of trouble sleeping. I would fall asleep fine but then I’d get woken up at midnight or 1 a.m. and then couldn’t go back to sleep…like all night. I found myself being awake from 1-5:30 a.m. and trying over and over to get rest. I was tired, frustrated and feeling desperate for my body to get some rest. The only thing I didn’t want...

Disney on Ice with Toddlers-Worlds of Enchantment Review

Recently, we went to our first Disney on Ice show in Phoenix and it was a total hit. We went to World’s of Enchantment that included Mickey & Minnie, the Toy Story Cast, Cars, the Little Mermaid and the Frozen cast. Since my kids are 2 and 4 I wasn’t sure they would really enjoy the show. When we walked in the building we were overwhelmed by the amount of...

Top Things to Do in Las Vegas with Toddlers

Recently my husband and I have been dying to go on vacation. We were racking our brain trying to figure out a good place to take my 2 and 4 year old that they haven’t been before. Since we live in Arizona we go to California and Colorado for most of our trips. We really wanted some place different and new. We kind of stumbled upon the idea of Vegas...

Decorating My Toddler Girl’s Room

My almost 2 year old has never slept in her own room. She’s been in our room pretty much since she was born. She sleeps in her pack-n-play and then crawls into our bed every night. I decided enough is enough and she needs to be in her own room. I ordered a trundle bed so she could sleep on the bottom bed and we wouldn’t have to worry she’d...

Mommy Confession: Life After 30

Recently I read this beautiful letter, “To the 30-Something Moms.” If you haven’t read it do yourself a favor and do it immediately. You can find it here: I have to say this letter really made me think. What’s my 30 year-old-life really like? Here’s a short glimpse of it. Friends, I rarely get more than four hours of straight sleep night. I wake up at 6 a.m. and put...

Toddler Activity-Fairy Garden

Summer is here and if you’re like me you are frantically looking for things to keep your toddler busy. I recently made fairy gardens with my toddlers and they were a huge hit. There are several places that now sell fairy garden items including Hobby Lobby, Jo-Ann Fabric and most garden stores. You can find everything from fairy slides to fairy chicken coops. The items are so cute but they...

Essentials For The Newborn Baby

I’ve had several friends who are expecting ask me what items they need for their newborn. When you walk into the baby stores you can feel overwhelmed and flustered trying to navigate through what’s actually needed for the baby. With celebrities flaunting their expensive baby products and clothing it can seems like that bundle of joy is really a giant bundle of money. Well here’s the truth…YOU DON’T NEED ALL...

Best rides for Toddlers at Disneyland & California Adventures

We went to Disneyland!! That’s right folks, we took our 3 year old and 1 year old for a week-long vacation to Disneyland and California adventures. I can safely say I have my Disney fix for another year or so. Despite the long lines and complete exhaustion at the end of every day…the trip was truly magical. We learned some things along the way so I thought I’d share my...