Orange is the New Black Season 2 Preview!!

Orange is the New Black

It’s finally here! The preview we have been waiting months for. While season 2 premiere of Orange is the New Black on Netflix isn’t for another 2 months, they have finally released the preview of what is to come this season! It’s no secret around here that I’m a big fan of good TV! Not reality-type-crap […]

Give a Book – Get a Book

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While at the Disney Social Media Moms Conference at Disneyland this past weekend, we were lucky enough to be part of the announcement that Disney Jr. is looking to donate 1 million books to U.S. communities in need, as well as present families with free digital books from Disney Publishing Worldwide through their new program, Give […]

Evenflo Recalls 1.3 Million Child Seat Buckles

Evenflo Recalled Buckle

Okay, it is Evenflo’s turn to recall over a million car seat buckles. In February, Graco recalled millions for buckle issues and now we have to check out Evenflo car seats! Here is the information from the AP: Evenflo Company Inc. is voluntarily recalling more than 1.3 million child safety seat buckles due to the risk […]

Wheelchair Bound Children Can Now Walk

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As parents we’re always brainstorming ways to simplify our lives, make things easier and enrich our children’s experiences. One Israeli mom, Debbie Elnatan, has created something magnificent to not only enrich, but revolutionize her son’s day to day life. Debbie’s son has cerebral palsy and in order to help him walk she developed the Upsee. […]

How to Make a Photo Bookmark

DIY Photo Bookmarks

  Kate lives in Seattle with her husband, two children, and two dogs. In a past life she was a prosecuting attorney, but now her idea of a hard cross examination is trying to figure out how exactly all the doll heads ended up in the air vent. She enjoys baking, eating baked goods, smelling […]

Graco Adds 9 More Specific Seats (403,000 seats) to Massive Car Seat Recall

Graco Recall

Last month, Graco has a massive car seat recall. 3.7 million car seats were recalled in that one. Well, Graco just announced that they have added an additional 403,222 seats in this recall, including certain model year 2006 through 2014 Argos 70 Elite, My Ride 65 with Safety Surround, Ready Ride, Step 2, My Size […]

KeyLime Cove Spotlight Video Review

Keylime Cove

A couple years ago we visited KeyLime Cove in Gurnee, IL (just north of Chicago) to showcase everything this Midwest destination had to offer families. During that visit, we didn’t do any video coverage so we knew we had to go back. With a winter that just hasn’t stopped in Chicago, last weekend we decided […]

I’d Like to Kill A Snowman


This is how I feel as we’ve had our millionth snow fall this year in Chicago today! I don’t know this woman but I saw her video on a friend’s Facebook page. She is pretty darn talented and is spot on with this song! Just another fun song for us to be humming as well […]

The New 65 Lb LATCH Rule

65 Latch Rule

On February 27, 2014 (in two days!) the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is implementing what is being referred to as the “65 Lb Latch Rule”.  When this was announced a little while back, many of our readers started to panic just a little and had questions about what this new rule meant to them. […]

How Not To Use An Infant Car Seat (VIDEO)

Infant Car Seat Misuse

  Unfortunately, I have encountered the misuse of infant car seats with parents (even friends and family!) many times. When I kindly  let them know that how they are using their infant car seat is not safe for their baby, they usually just blow me off and do it anyway. I’ve wanted to do this […]