Preparing Your Child for Standardized Tests


Standardized tests play a major role in public school systems across the United States. Although the practice is controversial, your child could conceivably take several standardized tests throughout the school year. Like it or not, standardized tests are here to stay, at least for the time being, and that means your child will need help [Continue Reading]

10 Things That Never Get Put Away


In my OCD driven nightmare that I call home, there are a million and one things that never seem to stay put away for longer than ten minutes, so we have stopped trying so hard to put them away. After I stopped fighting it, it became second nature to start searching for said item everywhere [Continue Reading]

First Day of Kingergarten

first day of kindergarten

Well folks, today’s the day. The day I have tried so hard to prepare for yet somehow have failed miserably. My eldest child, my firstborn daughter, my sweet, mature, and wise girl has officially started Kindergarten. There is such a flurry of emotions happening in my heart. Every parent who sends their first child off [Continue Reading]

How To Afford A Last Minute Family Vacation

Heraklion at sunset

As parents, we want to provide the world for our children, but this is easier said than done. Hectic schedules, career demands, and life itself seem to get in the way of enjoying time with our families. When it comes to family time, there is no better way to make lasting memories than on family [Continue Reading]

6 Things I’ve Learned From My Oldest Child

6 things I've learned from my oldest child

Life is hilarious sometimes. We have always been told that we are our children’s first teachers, but it isn’t commonly said that they can teach us many things as well. My five year old, Zoey, is one of the most intelligent kids of her age that I’ve ever known. This statement is not based purely [Continue Reading]



These are the faces of only one thing, especially when these pictures were taken. TROUBLE. In a laundry basket, kid, really? The eggs that were being eaten with that spoon were long gone, except for the eggs stuck to the spoon. That is a whole different story. Then always, like clockwork, the cheesy grin appears [Continue Reading]

My Real Life Parenting Challeges with #HuggiesLatino

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This is part of a compensated campaign with Latina Mom Bloggers and Huggies.  However, all opinions expressed are my own. If you’re visiting my blog, I’m sure you’re a parent…otherwise I’m sure I’d be boring you with all of my parenthood chit chat. But I digress, parenting is nasty business and while the stinky diapers [Continue Reading]