What to do when you’ve got puke on your face…

by Erin Widner on January 21, 2015

Yes, you read that right. This is a story about what to do when you’ve got puke on your face. No, it’s not a story about a night of crazed debauchery…quite the opposite. You see yesterday was a much looked-forward to, much-needed “mommy day”. It’s a day all for me. A day when my husband […]

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My daughter’s preschool had an amazing party for Octoberfest. Fortunately, Trinity attends a Montessori school that is respectful of parents who strive for healthy nutrition. Many of the parents choose organic fresh foods over prepackaged processed foods The buffet dinner was filled with fresh fruit but, as standard, it included hot dogs and chicken fingers. […]

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Getting Ink off of Wall Paper…Oh Boy!

by Shannon on July 30, 2012

My daughter is a fledgling artist…anything that can write she loves and she knows know bounds on her canvas. I’ve become incessantly paranoid about seeing any writing utensils out in the open where she can get to them. If I could write only in invisible ink…I would! The other day, she came came running down […]

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She said what?

by Shannon on July 27, 2012

I am utterly in awe at how quickly my daughter, now 22 months, is learning new words. She takes such joy in pointing out new things and telling me what they are. Car Purple Cheeks Eyes Nose Mommy! Mommy! Mommy! Mommy! (so many universal uses for this word…apparently it means: hand me that, give me […]

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Awesome deal on natural sunblock

by Shannon on July 3, 2012

Finding a good, natural sunblock has been an endeavor. This company makes all natural baby sunblock that is free of any parabens and is a moisturizer too! This is a great deal – get $60.00 worth of product for $30.00 Click here for the coupon

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Cooling Off on Hot Summer Days

by Shannon on July 2, 2012

My first thought is how come “rolls” look cute on a baby but not cute on me I don’t know what the heck I was thinking when John and I decided to move back to the East Coast… Okay…it had been 12 years since we lived here. And, it is only for a year. My […]

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Finally! A great organic baby shampoo

by Shannon July 2, 2012

Oy! I have been on the hunt for months for a great, organic baby shampoo that is fragrance free and safe for my daughter. I’ve also been looking for a shampoo that wasn’t full of eye desensitizers or numbing agents like PEG (also an identified carcinogen). I love that it’s fragrance free and is packaged […]

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BPA Threat

Thumbnail image for BPA Threat by Shannon June 7, 2012

As moms, we’ve all looked for the bottles that say BPA free. In this post, I’m going to share some shocking information about BPA and the threatening exposure most people aren’t aware of. What is BPA? Bisphenol A was discovered in the late 1800’s. In the early 1930s the British chemist Charles Edward Dodds recognized […]

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Mother’s Day Coloring Pages

by Shannon April 30, 2012

These are great for our little ones to help them create something special. If your significant other asks what you want for Mother’s Day you can send him/her this way (of course, this would be in addition to a pedicure, manicure and sparkly piece of jewelry!). http://www.apples4theteacher.com/coloring-pages/mothers-day/ Trinity loves to create little special things for […]

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I’m super proud of this cake :)

by Shannon April 30, 2012

Saturday was my 10 year anniversary (OMG!!!!). Yep! 10 years married, I couldn’t even believe it. I still feel like I’m 25 and thanks to good genetics, don’t look a day over 30. How on earth have I been married 10 years? It’s been a great ride…I guess it doesn’t feel very long because we […]

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