Kids, Parenting

Are Single Parenting Classes a Thing?

So.... My husband has been out of town this week in Washington D.C... Now, usually I'm the one traveling for work so when he told me a few weeks back that he was going to be the one gone for 5 days, naturally my competitive self-started singing the song from Annie Get Your Gun "Anything you can… Continue reading Are Single Parenting Classes a Thing?

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Christmas, Gifts, Uncategorized

Hurry Giveaways End TONIGHT!!!

The 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways ends TONIGHT! All giveaways will close tonight, 12/13/16 @ 11:59pm. Make sure you take a moment to following the instructions on the rafflecopter links to enter each giveaway. GIVEAWAY REVIEW... Day 1 - The WooHoo2.o® Outdoor Inflatable Lounger Day 2 - Orbitkey transforms your clunky set of keys to neat & organized in minutes. Day 3 - Want… Continue reading Hurry Giveaways End TONIGHT!!!

Christmas, Gifts, Health, Uncategorized

On The Seventh Day of Christmas…

Day 7 - UNICEF Kid Power Band What a great idea for kids!!! The UNICEF Kid Power Band, not only does it help your kids stay active but also helps to save lives. The UNICEF Kid Power band empowers kids to get active, go on fun missions with famous champions and send lifesaving therapeutic food packets to… Continue reading On The Seventh Day of Christmas…

Christmas, Gifts, Uncategorized

On The Forth Day of Christmas…

Day 4 is for the kids... or the kid inside you!!! Djubi...The Slingshot Catch Game Djubi (joo-bee) is the slingshot toss game that takes the classic catch game to a whole new level. Each racket has a soft mesh net for catching and a hook on top to launch the included foam balls. Slip a ball’s… Continue reading On The Forth Day of Christmas…

Christmas, Gifts, Holiday, Uncategorized

On The First Day of Christmas…

Where do you WooHoo? Need a fun gift idea for the kids? This gift is the perfect indoor/outdoor gift for younger kids, teenagers or adults! The WooHoo2.o® Outdoor Inflatable Lounger sets up quickly without a pump. It's ideal for outdoor lounging, camping or fun at the beach. Heck, my kids would set them up in the… Continue reading On The First Day of Christmas…

#GivingTuesday, Health, Hydrocephalus, Kids, Parenting, Thanksgiving, Uncategorized

#Giving Tuesday

  November 29th was the Global Day of Giving. Yes, after you've probably spent way too much money on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday (not me, unfortunately, I haven't started Christmas shopping yet) we now have the kick off of the charitable giving season known as #GivingTuesday. We decided to give to a non-profit association… Continue reading #Giving Tuesday

Christmas, Holiday, Kids, Parenting, Uncategorized

Trees…Tinsel… and Three Kids

Yesterday we took our annual trip to the Wisconsin Tree Farm to pick out the O'Brien Family Christmas Tree... not to be confused with the Griswold Family Tree. Daniel and I are the perfect mix of picking a tree that has no business being in our modest size home. I always go for the tall ones… Continue reading Trees…Tinsel… and Three Kids

Kids, Parenting, Thanksgiving, Uncategorized

FRIENDSgiving And A Two Year Old…

Today we are not only celebrating Thanksgiving Day but also a birthday! I can't believe our caboose is now two years old. This time two years ago I went to my routine checkup at the doctor's office. Only this time... I didn't get to leave! I'll never forget the words that came out of the… Continue reading FRIENDSgiving And A Two Year Old…

Kids, Parenting, Uncategorized

“Mom…I’m Bored!”

It's been two days... 48 hours that my two older kids have been out of school, that's it! I can't even count how many times I've heard, "mom... I'm bored" over the last two days. When I was 8 and 10 I used to spend hours outside or down the street playing with my friends.… Continue reading “Mom…I’m Bored!”

Parenting, Uncategorized

Hostage Negotiating

Can I get an Amen? Does anyone else ever feel like this? My really good sleeper (child #3) did not get her nap in yesterday and it was torture on all of us. We attempted to take her sleepy self to my older daughter's basketball game and it was like wrestling an alligator to get… Continue reading Hostage Negotiating