Think Walgreens for Back-To-School Immunizations + Tips for Anxiety! #GiveaShot #CollectiveBias

Get A Shot, Give A Shot

Disclosure:  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias Back-to-School time means back to the doctor in every mom’s world for vaccinations. Not sure about you all, but we spend SO much time at the doctor these days for check-ups between me and my three […]

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Miles’ Birth Story: Third Child Charm

Meeting Miles

Last Wednesday I went in for my midwife appointment at 40 weeks, 5 days. She swept my membranes for the third time. THIRD time’s a charm, right? I was dilated to 4cm and 80 percent effaced. But where was my baby?! After she reassured me it would be literally a day or two, I went […]

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Are You There God? It’s Me, Still Pregnant. {40+ Weeks}


Friday was my due date. I was really hoping I would be sharing baby boy’s birth story by now, but alas, here we are…3 days overdue so far. If you’ve never gone past your due date, you probably don’t really get how this feels. Friday was a tough day overall since I’ve had plenty of signs that labor […]

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Get Your Cape! The Super Run Ann Arbor is September 6, 2014 {+ Giveaway ENDS 8/17} #TheSuperRunA2

Super Run Ann Arbor Discount Code

You guys. I seriously cannot WAIT to lace up my running shoes once this baby is here…So I was ecstatic to learn about this SUPER awesome race perfect for getting kiddos involved and pumped up about fitness! This is a sponsored post, but all opinions are my own. ABOUT: The Super Run will be in Ann […]

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Revisit TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES Films Next Week For FREE At Emagine Royal Oak

TMNT at Emagine Royal Oak

I don’t know about you all, but I loved Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles growing up {specifically, I wanted to be April}. I love that it’s coming back around and Kinley is even starting to take an interest in it and recently even picked out a TMNT toothbrush because she thinks they are awesome. I mean, […]

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Family Fun in Southeast Michigan in August 2014

Family Fun in Southeast Michigan in August 2014

Oh man…It’s just about AUGUST! How crazy is that? This summer has flown. Hope you all are getting out and having fun before school starts back up! Here’s some ideas for family friendly things to do around Ann Arbor, Detroit, Flint, Lansing and the surrounding areas in the month ahead. Mark your calendar and be sure […]

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Letter To My Daughter On Her Second Birthday: My Dear Karina

Karina, Age 2

My Dearest Karina, It’s hard to even write Karina, because to me you are Kar, Kar-Boo, Karina-Bo-Bina, Kar Bars, sugar booger, and more. Seriously, your list of nicknames may be slightly out of control. But truly, they seem to sum you up well: You are a little spark plug, and I can’t believe you are […]

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Love the Pinkalicious Books? Check Out Pinkalicious The Musical In Detroit November 21-23, 2014

Pinkalicious Artwork

If you have a child in the 3-8 years old age range with an active imagination, this will be one show you do not want to miss! We absolutely love the Pinkalicious book series in our house and rent them from the library often. Even though Kinley LOVES the color blue and doesn’t like pink […]

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Looking For A Stroller? Consider The Urbini Omni 3-in-1 Travel System #MC #UrbiniBaby

Urbini Omni 3-in-1 Travel System

I participated in a Blog Blast on behalf of Mom Central for Urbini. I received information from Urbini to facilitate my post as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Please note: I only applied for this opportunity because I genuinely love this stroller and shopping for baby at As […]

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Enter to Win Family 4-Pack Passes for Oakland County Waterparks {4 Winners!} ENDS 8/5/14

Oakland County Waterparks

I received my own passes from Oakland County Parks and Recreation to the waterparks for the purpose of this post. Mother Nature’s thermostat has been cranked these past few days, which means one thing: WATER FUN. We are lucky to have tons of lakes, splash pads and more in this area, but two mega fun Oakland […]

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Bucketfilling from A to Z Book + Bucket Fillers Inc. Giveaway with Two Prize Packs {ENDS 8/8/14}

Enter to win a prize pack from Bucket Fillers, Inc.

I received a copy of the book Bucketfilling from A to Z from Bucket Fillers, Inc. in exchange for the post below. All opinions expressed are my own. I recently had the opportunity to check out the children’s book, Bucketfilling from A to Z, and again I am impressed at the latest children’s book from authors Carol McCloud […]

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Disney Planes Fire & Rescue Review #FireAndRescue

Planes- Fire & Rescue

Image from Disney press materials On Monday, I had the opportunity to attend a sneak peek of Disney’s latest movie — Planes: Fire & Rescue. To be honest, I was excited for the excuse to go to the movies with my big kid {Kinley, age 3.5}, but not terribly excited about the movie. After all, […]

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