How to Get Luxurious & Trendy Maternity Clothes for Less

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I participated in a Blog Blast Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Bella Gravida. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Let's face it: maternity clothes can be a bit pricey. So it's not unusual to find expectant moms sporting oversized shirts or pants to get comfortable and avoid shelling out tons of cash for clothes that will only be worn for a few months. (Heck, when I was pregnant with my first, I only splurged on maternity leggings because I knew they were a must!) Luckily, there's a solution that's just sprung up: Bella Gravida, a new wardrobe … [Read more...]

Get Kids School-Ready with LeapFrog’s LeapPad Platinum & Word Whammer {Review}

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As a LeapFrog Mom Ambassador, I receive products, promotional items and educational material to use and share as I see fit. However, any opinions expressed by me are honest and reflect my actual experience. This post contains affiliate links. It's no secret that my son can't get enough of playing with the family's iPad or iPhone -- I mean what kid does? Even though I've made numerous attempts to keep electronics use to a minimum, it's natural for him to gravitate towards them in this tablet-dependent day and age. So when he is playing with electronics, I like to be sure it's educational … [Read more...]

How to Throw a Potty Training Party {Kandoo Giveaway}

I'm teaming up with Kandoo to share a fun way to celebrate the potty training process, plus a chance to win one of 50 Potty Training Prize Packs. Scroll to the bottom of this post to enter to win one of 50 Potty Prize Kits from Kandoo! Hosting your own potty training party is easy! Whether you're getting your little one excited to start using the potty or you're celebrating a big success, a potty training party can add some fun and excitement to the potty training experience. 1. Invite Your Friends A party is always better with friends. Invite all of your potty training (or … [Read more...]

Introducing the World’s Purest Baby Wipes #WaterWipes

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I participated in an Ambassador Activation on behalf of Influence Central forWaterWipes. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. As moms of babies and toddlers, we always want what's best for our little ones -- especially when it comes to their delicate skin. Whether it's changing a newborn's diaper, cleaning up sticky fingers and cheeks after ice cream or messy paint activities, having safe, chemical free wipes handy in every room of the house is a must! Even when I'm not at home, I try to choose the best baby … [Read more...]

12 Fun Ways to Keep Kids Cool in a Heat Wave

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The tail end of summer often means enjoying the last few weeks with the whole family before school starts, bbq'ing or taking the kids to the beach one more time. But we often forget how hot August can get...especially recently with temperatures surpassing 90F!!! Talk about a heat wave! So what do you do when it's scorching hot outdoors and you've run out of ideas to keep the kids cool? You get a little creative with what you have lying around so the kids can beat the heat! Water Activities to Keep Kids Cool One super easy way to cool down right in the backyard is with a … [Read more...]

Staging Your House to Sell with a 15 Minute Renovation {#15MINRENO}

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We're in the process of selling our home, and if you're in the same boat I don't need to tell you how stressful it is...especially with little ones around. You clean, they make a mess. You clean up the mess, they make more of a mess. Whether it's wiping down sticky fingers from walls and appliances to mopping up spilt milk or cookie crumbs. It's a never-ending cycle that can test anyone's patience. Sure the toy clutter is one thing you'll also have to tackle constantly, but what really gets to me is finding a way to keep the house spotless given only a moment's notice before a … [Read more...]

Nuby Clik-it Flip n’ Sip with Weighted Straw Cup {Review & Giveaway}

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Do you find yourself playing the game of the "missing sippy cup" often? In our home, it seems to be part of the daily routine. Rummaging through cabinets and drawers...under beds and toy bins to find misplaced cups and lids. It's a frustrating part of the mommy life. So when I find a sippy cup that I absolutely love -- I try to make sure I always have tabs on it's whereabouts throughout the day. May sound a little crazy, but it's the best way I've found to never lose it! The Nuby Clik- it™ Flip n’ Sip w/ NEW 360 Weighted Straw Cup is one of those sippy cups! Here are a few things I … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Overcome Mom Guilt

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Moms have an uncanny knack to feel guilty about almost anything related to their children. If you are a stay at home mom, you might feel guilty that your kids don't get enough time playing with other kids. If you are a working mom, you might feel guilty that you're not there for them enough. The mom guilt needs to stop and the only thing that will overcome mom guilt is you. Since these feelings all come from inside of you, there is no one else you can blame for making you feel guilty. No matter how much you think "society" or "your family" makes you feel that you are not enough - the … [Read more...]

Top Reasons Blogger Bash Was Very Much Worth It

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I had the pleasure of attending my first Blogger Bash last week! And although it took a bit of schedule rearranging, scrambling for babysitters and train and cab-hopping -- it was definitely an event not to be missed. While I'm certainly not a newbie to the whole conference thing, this was my first real networking with the big brands experience. Throughout the two-day conference, there were various opportunities to meet with brands, play with the hottest toys coming to shelves and connect with fellow bloggers. There was plenty of food, giveaways and swag to go around. The organizers did … [Read more...]

4 Tips for Traveling with Kids


Whether it's during the summer or anytime of the year, chances are likely that you're going to be traveling. And when you have kids in tow, this can be quite the memorable experience... in both good ways and bad. I'm here at Mommy's Bundle today to share 4 tips for traveling with kids to make traveling more enjoyable for everyone involved. Of course there's no guarantee that they (or you) are going to enjoy every single moment of this trip, but hopefully these tips will help out. 1. Take Advantage of “Sleep” Hours. When traveling with young children, you will find it very beneficial to … [Read more...]