Raising Uncommon Kids: 12 Biblical Traits You Need to Raise Selfless Kids 4
“If I wanted my daughter to change, I realized, the change had to start with me.” – Sami Cone This book gives a powerful message – one we often do not think about. I consider myself a very compassionate, kind, and caring person. When I give, I give everything I […]

Are We Raising Uncommon Kids? We Should Be!



This post is sponsored by Forever Connected – all thoughts and opinions are my own.  I am known in my family as “the crazy photo lady” and “Do you really HAVE to get a picture of that?” I love my photos! But even with the 500 (million) photos on of […]

Forever Connected – Bringing Your Photos to Life


monkey music
Making my kids get up and MOVE has never really been an issue, thankfully. They have always been the type to get off their butts all on their own. My son cannot sit for more than 30 mins without moving – he comes by it honestly. But sometimes, even still, […]

Fun, New Monkey Music to Get the Kids up and ...



“How sad it is that we give up on people who are just like us.” — Fred Rogers (“Mr. Rogers”)  I don’t really remember what it’s like not being able to walk. As parental anecdotes recall, I was about two years old when I took my first steps. My parents […]

To Tanzania with Love | The Laurita Spina Bifida Project ...


Are you ready for Christmas? Just kidding. Or maybe not? Some people are wonderful at organizing, list-creating, and shopping throughout the year. Others still haven’t started – and may not start for another few weeks! For us – our kids have really gotten to the age where the big Christmas […]

Simple & Easy Way to Give Back This Season With ...



#GivingTuesday
  Did you know that today (November 29th) is #GivingTuesday? I have partnered with Bloggin’ Mamas and Carter’s to promote Giving Tuesday, a pro-social movement that encourages manufacturers and other participants to support charitable giving on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving. This year marks Carter’s first Pajama Program for Giving […]

Companies Give Back With #GivingTuesday


simply dresses
Simply Dresses is an amazing site! You can get beautiful dresses for every special occasion and the best part is, they are made with really great quality and are affordable. It’s simple and easy, you can find the perfect dress from the comfort of your own home and can even […]

Simply Dresses 30% Off Sale Happening NOW



November is national adoption month. That can mean a lot of things to a lot of people. But it holds a very special place in our hearts. If you know our story you will understand why. If not, you can read a little more about it in our small published […]

Why You Should Consider Adoption


Laura Ingalls Wilder Doll
I think that at least 90% of every person I know grew up either reading the Little House books or watching the Little House on the Prairie TV show. Some people love both, some had a preference of one or the other. But regardless of what your favorite was – […]

Laura Ingalls Wilder Doll Review & HUGE Giveaway!



Laser X Two Player Fun & Giveaway!
Is anyone really ever too old to play laser tag? No, I didn’t think so. I have always been a little fascinated with laser tag games, both in places like Locomotion and the like, and the ones that can be played at home. I cannot even count the number of […]

Laser X Two Player Fun + Giveaway!


  If more of us actually knew the signs of learning and attention disorders, I do not think that so many children would go undiagnosed every single year. It is so sad that we as a community are so uneducated about what those signs are. One in five children struggles […]

Learning and Attention Disorders Just Need to be Understood