Quickie Review on Odysea Aquarium

The Odysea Aquarium in Scottsdale Arizona is really one of the more amazing attractions in the valley of the sun. The only downside however, is the price. It’s really difficult to afford a membership at the aquarium, let alone take your entire family once a month or so to the aquarium. In my quickie review […]

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Your Ultimate Guide To A Family Weekend At Phoenix Comicon

your ultimate guide to a family weekend at phoenix comicon

Phoenix Comicon is just 14 days away and if you’re anything like me, you’re planning your days out to a “T.” Since being established in 2002 the Con has grown in size and most recently has expanded into more buildings in the convention center area. With over 700 exhibitors, more than 30 geek celebrity encounters, […]

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6 DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Salt scrubs and “decadent” lotions are not what a mom wants for Mother’s Day. Even if you make them, or have your kids make them, moms still don’t want it. Why? Because we would love to see something made with more heart and soul than some beauty gift. That’s not to say a mom wouldn’t […]

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This is What Happens When Schools Take Away Lunch From Kids

This is what happens when schools take kids' lunch - school lunch policy

When I was seven years old my parents gave me money on a loaded lunch card for school lunches. I loved chicken nugget day. The smell of baking chicken would fill the school halls and I would ask for bathroom breaks just so I could sniff the air right before lunch. My parents never missed […]

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10 Gift Ideas For The Geeky Mom On Mother’s Day Under $50

Mother’s day is in a few weeks and as a nerd mom, I’m not terribly interested in anything that involves flowers and candy. I know quite a few moms that are the same way. You see, we nerd/geek moms absolutely love to collect our little pop action figures, lightsabers, and random pieces of art. What […]

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I’m a Mom, and You Can Judge Me

It seems like everyone nowadays has their own opinion about everything, and it’s okay. You are entitled to your own opinion. However, when your opinion turns into mom shaming, that’s a different thing. Of course, it makes us question if we are doing something wrong or if we are a failure of a mom. All […]

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“It’s Not a Lollipop… It’s ZOLLIPOPS!”

Now that Easter is over and baskets have been emptied, we bet you are all “sugared-out”. Well, let us let you in on a secret. Did you know that there are lollipops out there that are actually good for you?  In fact, they help protect your teeth from cavities! Introducing, Zollipops®, “the Clean Teeth Pops™”. […]

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What To Do When You’re A Sick Mom

It was a day like any other. A family member needed me to watch one of their littles for a few hours, I needed to work, Fox was at his newish school, and the grass was growing. It wasn’t until around lunch time that I began to feel a tickle in my throat. My first […]

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Cool off This Summer with Harkins Summer Movie Fun

Let’s face it…summer is almost here. It’s only April and we see already see 90-degree temperatures in our forecast. So, what is there to do with the kids while the sun is blazing and playing outside will leave you in a sweat? Here is a hint…it’s cool, quiet, and relaxing. Now, it may not be […]

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Pee-Kaboo! Potty Training Just Got Easier

Remember the times where you didn’t have to potty train any kids? When you were able to just hold your sweet baby in your arms and swap out a dirty diaper for a clean one? Yeah, those were the times. Then, all of a sudden someone told you “it’s time,” Your life exploded like Alderaan […]

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Rockabye Fox and Mommy: Review of Sleep Zzz Pillows

I love to sleep. I wish I could say the same for my child. Fox tends to toss and turn causing him to wake up in the middle of the night, crawl into my bed, and unintentionally shove is cold bare feet into my kidneys. Most parents understand the struggle and want a quick fix […]

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Bring the Creativity out of Your Kids with Bramble Box

Do your kids have a creative sense? Do they get excited about arts and crafts? The Bramble Box may be for you! Bramble Box gave us a discount on their subscription box, so we couldn’t pass it up! (This blog does contain affiliate links) My 4-year-old likes to do arts and crafts every chance he […]

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