Parenting

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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Brighten Your Child’s Lunch with Funkins Reusable Napkins {Giveaway}

by Chrystal Johnson October 26, 2014

Last year, I used far too many plastic baggies in Zoë’s lunch, and I felt bad every single time I did it. This year, I have made a very concerted effort not to send any disposable items in Zoë’s lunch box. I’m proud to say that 2 months into the school year, not a single […]

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Get Crafty Without the Mess with PomTree Kids {Giveaway}

by Chrystal Johnson October 25, 2014

We tend to get really crafty around here during the holidays – and we love to bake. There is always some sort of a mess from whatever project we’re working on, so it’s nice when I come across projects the girls can do that aren’t so messy. We recently received a couple of adorable craft […]

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Hours of Fun in the Little Tikes Shady Jump ‘n Slide Bouncer

by Chrystal Johnson October 21, 2014

#spon: I’m required to disclose a relationship between my blog and MGAE. This could include MGAE providing me with content, product, access or other forms of payment. It never fails. Every time we drive by a place with a bouncy house, the girls freak out. “Mommy, look a bouncy house! Can we go, can we […]

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Kaylee’s First Day of Pre-School

by Chrystal Johnson October 18, 2014

I have gone back and forth on whether to send Kaylee to pre-school for a while. After we sent Zoë to Kindergarten last year, Kaylee started asking about going to school. I thought about sending her last year, but decided against it. When Zoë started First Grade this year, the questions started up again. Kaylee has really […]

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Natural Baby Care Products from Baby Mantra

by Chrystal Johnson October 17, 2014

I participated in Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Baby Mantra. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. I have always used natural skin care products on my daughters. I built up a stash of them before Zoë was even born. It […]

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Simplify Your Holiday Shopping with the Brilliance Award Winners from Brilliant Sky Toys & Books

by Chrystal Johnson October 14, 2014

Do you ever feel overwhelmed looking at toys when you’re trying to pick out a Christmas gift? I know I spend way more time than I’d like to trying to choose the perfect present. To make shopping for kids easier, Brilliant Sky Toys & Books came up with the idea to sort through the 10,000 kids’ […]

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5 Tips for Acting Like a Real Life Princess While Watching the Sleeping Beauty DVD

by Chrystal Johnson October 14, 2014

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. (#CollectiveBias). and its advertiser (#DisneyBeauties). All opinions are mine alone. Disney movies are huge in our house right now since my girls are 4 and 6. So when we heard that Walmart was celebrating the release of the Sleeping Beauty Diamond Edition Gift Set, which includes […]

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Preparing for the Perfect Minnie Mouse Slumber Party

by Chrystal Johnson September 29, 2014

This shop for #JuniorCelebrates has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. (#CollectiveBias) and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Attending your first slumber party is a right of passage for little girls. I was eight the first time I was allowed to have one of my own, and I will always remember it. Zoë […]

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Choose Safer Candy This Halloween with YumEarth

by Chrystal Johnson September 28, 2014

Can you believe that Halloween is just a month away? I guess that means I need to start thinking about costumes and plans for Halloween for the girls! It will be here before I know it. Are you getting ready for Halloween yet? Are you prepared for all of the trick or treaters to descend […]

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