Parenting

Sisters Make the Perfect Best Friends

by Chrystal Johnson November 22, 2014

This post was written by me as a member of the Netflix Stream team, for which I receive a complimentary Netflix subscription. Growing up, my sister and I were always very close. We are just under 3 years apart, and we shared a room, so we had no choice but to be A lot of […]

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Making Childhood Memories with Fabulous Christmas Gifts

by Chrystal Johnson November 18, 2014

When I was a little girl, I remember looking through toy catalogs and making detailed lists of the Christmas gifts I wanted. I dreamed of all types of craft kits, Cabbage Patch dolls (I had a dozen of them!) and rock tumblers. Looking back, it seems like the toy choices were so much simpler then. […]

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Treating Winter Ailments Naturally with Little Remedies

by Chrystal Johnson November 16, 2014

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Little Remedies. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Every year around this time, I like to stock our cabinets with as many natural remedies as I can fit in […]

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Tips for Preventing the Spread of RSV

by Chrystal Johnson November 15, 2014

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for MedImmune. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. It’s RSV season! RSV, or  respiratory syncytia virus, is a seasonal illness spread mainly among infants. Most children contract it by the time […]

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It’s Time for the Ultimate Online Baby Shower – RSVP for Your Chance to Win! #UOBS

by Chrystal Johnson November 13, 2014

I keep hearing about how amazing the Ultimate Online Baby Shower is, so I’m thrilled to announce that it’s that time again – and this time Happy Mothering is involved! This is going to be an amazing event you don’t want to miss – here’s your invitation! If you haven’t participated in the Ultimate Online […]

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Easily Observe Your Kids with the Motorola Video Baby Monitor

by Chrystal Johnson November 13, 2014

When Zoë was a baby, one of my favorite gadgets was our video baby monitor. I seriously thought it was the coolest thing that I could watch her from the other room. I remember staring at the monitor making sure she was still breathing. That was 6 years ago now (wow!), and my have video […]

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Share A Meal to Help Turn the Tables on Child Hunger in America

by Chrystal Johnson November 11, 2014

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Unilever. The opinions and text are all mine. When you hear the word hunger, what comes to mind? For me, it’s the TV ads that ran when I was growing up of the starving children in Africa. Any time we didn’t finish our meal […]

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The Benefits of Combining Therapies

by Chrystal Johnson November 6, 2014

Sponsored Article Today, more physicians are advising parents who have children with autism to take advantage of three fundamental therapies. The three types are speech, occupational and physical therapy. This combination of therapies can benefit children with autism. Children can build on the successes they experience in each type of therapy. For instance, the muscle […]

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Teaching My Children About Online Safety

by Chrystal Johnson November 4, 2014

I can’t believe this picture was taken 3 years ago now! As my daughters grow, I have started thinking about the coming years when they’ll start getting online more. How will I teach them about online safety? The fact that I am a blogger that shares our family life openly online complicates how I may […]

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Chatsters Interactive Dolls are a Must Have Christmas Gift

by Chrystal Johnson October 28, 2014

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Chatsters. The opinions and text are all mine. While ​Zoë says she no longer likes to play with dolls, Kaylee is going through an absolute doll craze phase. She wants every doll she sees. She loves carrying them around and pretending they’re her babies. […]

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