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Teaching Teen Drivers Car Safety & Maintenance with Cooper Tires

There are so many things to worry about when your teen is ready to get behind the wheel of a car. I honestly can’t think of another parenting moment we’ve had that is this scary for me. It’s just so entirely out of my control. And car accidents happen to good kids, responsible kids, kids who don’t drink or text or drive with distractions. No

Kids and Giving: Easy Ways to Give to…

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a charity that has been important to us for quite some time. I had the opportunity to visit their home in Memphis last year and learn all about their mission when I became an ambassador for their cause. It was amazing to see first hand all of the ways they are working to save the lives of children fighting

Home Fire Prevention: Keeping Your…

This is a post sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association and Sparky.org. When Dude 3 was two years old, he suffered a major burn to the palm of his hand.   While he can’t even remotely recall it, it’s one of those parenting things that I will remember forever and ever. He has always been my most clingy child and, as a toddler, he

10 Sweet Things to Do When You Visit…

Say the words Hershey, Pennsylvania and pretty every person every where is going to think of the same thing: chocolate. But the town named for the creator of arguably the tastiest chocolate ever made, is home to more than just chocolate. It is a spectacular destination for a romantic getaway or a fun family vacation and it is an enticing location no matter the season.

The One Piece of Clothing I Can’t…

The ladies of Take Time for Style asked me to join them for the annual Moms Do Fall Fashion tour again this year. via GIPHY Initially, I thought I’d pass because no one wants to hear another mom talking about her comfy, soft Lula Roe leggings. With their unlimited stretch. And their flattering, lump hiding patterns. You’ve had enough of that I’m sure. But then

Your Child’s First Glasses: How to…

Disclosure: Dude 3 is an ambassador for Libery Sport. We receive compensation and eye wear as part of our partnership with their brand. I remember the day Dude 3 failed his eye exam and the pediatrician like it was yesterday. He was five years old and it is burned into my mind, probably because he failed his hearing exam on the same day. Two deficits

10 Affordable Accessories You Need to…

My budget is wrapped up in things like mortgages and new home décor. I put my Stitch Fix on hold and I have forced myself to walk through Marshall’s to the home goods sections without even glancing at the clothing up front. Which means my fall style game is a little 2016. But, just because I can’t have pretty new things, doesn’t mean you can’t

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