Keeping munchkin loving her natural hair

Tis’ the season! Hey everyone, quick check in with you guys! I wanted to share with you my two cents on a new Dove™ campaign called Love Your Hair. Even though this post is sponsored, please know that these thoughts are all my own as you know how passionate I am...

Blackbean and Quinoa Salad: Feeding My Picky Kid

So for dinner last night I made a blackbean and quinoa salad served warm with green peppers, tomatoes sautéed in garlic and corn. I topped it with toasted sesame seeds just cause I had some on hand and sprinkled sea salt and lime juice over it all. It was amazing to...

Frozen Party Princess: Munchkin Turns 5

Munchkin turned 5 and it was time for a Frozen party! She got to be a little princess while I celebrated five years of being a mother. Yes, that matters. When we have kids our lives tend to be taken over by them. Nothing is about you anymore, it’s all about the...

Spongebob Games! Munchkin turns 3

Munchkin turned 3 years old recently and I decided it was time for her first birthday party. I always said I would never be the parent to throw a 1yo birthday party as that is a party for the parents, not the child. At 3, Munchkin is fully aware of what a birthday...

Potty-Training Munchkin

Whew boy! For this first time mom, potty training was NO easy feat! In the technological world that we now live in and access to all the information and advice, I turned to Babycenter, an internet parenting resource for best practices. The debate, I quickly realized,...

Munchkin’s Fear of Bounce-a-bouts

At what age do children start to love bounce-a-bouts? Munchkin is two and a half and is absolutely terrified of them even though she gets so animated and excited at the sight of one. Bring her too close and she screams and runs. She was so happy seeing them at the...

Munchkin Twistout

Combing munchkin’s hair is a challenge. Any intricate style you see in her hair was probably done by her daycare. I dunno how they get her to sit still while they do all that. I used to think it was because all her friends were around her, but isn’t that...

Parenting in the Facebook Age

Have you seen this video? I saw it over on Miss Gia’s blog and I see it currently making its rounds on FB. Some 15 year old decided to post a note on facebook lamenting on just how unfair life is that her parents make her do chores. You need to see it:  ...

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