The Mom Village
One of my favorite projects each year is the book we do benefitting a different organization. Last year, we worked on a book together called the Mom Quilt. The proceeds from the book went to build a well in Kenya for the Mercy House. This provided not only clean drinking […]

The Mom Village – Encouraging Moms Through Stories


“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


Get Foreclosure Help Now Before It Is Too Late
No one thinks it can happen to them, but it does happen. I am talking about foreclosure. It is a nauseating word, but it happens every single day to millions of American families. While there are signs that the country and the housing market are recovering from this most recent […]

Get Foreclosure Help Now Before It Is Too Late