3 things to keep in mind while gift shopping for kids {#ChosenByKids}

3 things to keep in mind while gift shopping for kids- Mommy Snippets

With the holidays right around the corner, choosing a gift for a child can tend to get a tad bit overwhelming, even if it involves shopping for your own kids. As a Mom to an 8 year old daughter, 4 year old son and 7 month old daughter, I understand and want to encourage you to stick to this helpful strategy... 3 things to keep in mind while gift shopping for kids  . 1. Pick a gift that is practical- We generally buy the kids Christmas … [Read more...]

“Showering” your hostess with love {Bridal Shower Hostess Gift Idea}

Bridal Shower Hostess Gift Idea

I love gifts that involve a play on words. So when I was sent an assortment of Softsoap body washes I thought these would make the cutest inclusions for a gift basket for a B.F.F., a special baby shower hostess or better yet a bridal shower hostess.  . "Shower" the hostess with this fun and affordable bridal shower hostess gift   You can choose to make a gift basket with an assortment of body washes or choose a fragrance you know … [Read more...]

Homemade remedy for a sore throat

Homemade remedy for a sore throat

A few days ago my son woke up with a sore throat. Being 4, he's not a fan of warm water and salt gargling so I had to think of another way to soothe his throat besides downing warm liquids. I decided to brew an age-old remedy that has worked great on my throat. All the ingredients are 100% natural and 100% safe for a child to consume. The spice aspect takes some getting used to but when you mix the concoction with lemon juice and honey, it really … [Read more...]

How to enjoy an affordable Disney vacation during the holidays {+ $50 Paypal/Amazon Giveaway}

How to enjoy an affordable Disney vacation during the holidays

If you've been following through our #SpiritualFrance journey, I'm sure France is on your mind right now. If you have kids in school, odds are you can't think of traveling very far till their next set of summer holidays. Next fun option?... Disney! With Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the corner, you can be sure prices will be pretty steep but here are a few tips to make sure you save a few buckeroos. How to enjoy an … [Read more...]

Encouraging a child to make a difference

You are never too young to make a difference

I love that my children love to dream. The hows and whys are never thought about. They just dream of achieving something and hold onto that hope. While all that is wished for cannot be practically put into motion, there are those little seed dreams we can water. I strongly believe that a child is never to young to make a difference in the world and it's our responsibility, as parents, to encourage that drive when we see it slowly … [Read more...]

Helpful advice, for Moms, for the new school year!

Helpful advice for Moms, for the new school year!

A new school year can be stressful on kids but just as hard on Mom too. (Yes, Dad you're included in this. I'm just using "Mom" as a representative here.) Three months of summer vacation can throw any solid school routine out of the window and when a new school year begins you feel just as lost as your child! So here's some helpful advice, for Moms, for the new school year...   1. Shop smart and don't spend a bomb on … [Read more...]

3 things to remember, for your Texas baby, this Fall.

Tommee Tippee Fiesta

We're heading into the last quarter of the year and here in Texas it's "hot as a boiling pot!" (Something my 8 year old coined up!)It looks like we will have quite some time to wait before cooler weather rolls in. And if it will be anything like last year, Fall will just be a warmer, less than killer, version of summer. Whew, thank God for air-conditioning!So here's some Mommy-to-Mommy advice for y'all...3 things to remember, for your Texas baby, … [Read more...]

5 ways your baby can have a more natural lifestyle.

Burt’s Bee Baby Bee collection

Becoming a parent has been one of the best things that has ever happened to me and Hubs. Our children complete us in a way we've never known and experienced. Every decision we make is weighed in thought and prayer because we know the outcomes don't affect us alone but our children too. When we had our first-born,  we made the choice to give her the best. This naturally followed when her brother was born and just recently, her little sister … [Read more...]