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Finding Gifts for Fidgety Kids That Go Beyond Spinners

Everyone has sensory needs, preferences, and aversions that are entirely their own. Sensory processing describes how each of us uses all eight* of our senses to experience and interpret the world. (*That’s not a typo, there are more senses than you learned about in grade school.) As a mom of...

REALITY MOMS PARTNER: A Fridge that Makes Coffee

It really is absolutely incredible how much technology has wiggled its way into our daily lives. Being connected to any and everything is really the way not just my family but most families live. Every year I chuckle at everything on the market wondering for many years – what if...

REALITY MOMS PARTNER: New Wireless Plan for Families

Can you believe it? For the last ten years, I have never switched wireless phone plans! I know. I know. A lot has changed in ten years and there’s a lot more out there now. When I had the opportunity to test out a brand new cell phone AND plan I jumped...

Summer Survival Guide: Backyard Toys

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Oh ya know, another day of hustlin’. HA! Just kidding, but I adore Jennaphr Frederick not just cause she lets me hang with her on TV – but cause she’s just FREAKING FUN!! So is Karen Hepp and of course Mike Jerrick. They are...

No Shame in This Summer Game: Noddy Toyland Detective

This is a sponsored post. Our story with the app is 100% our opinion. I know, It’s summer and we’re not exactly supposed to let our little dudes and dudettes put their adorable faces into a device to deplete their brilliant brains, right?  But I promise this is one that...

Freshest Fast Food Salad on the Planet

  This is a sponsored post in partnership with Wendy’s restaurants. All parts of our story are our own! Food is always a struggle with being a working mom of two boys with hungry stomachs. Trying to get them fed before their game is nearly impossible and grabbing fast food...

Tech Talk iRig Recorder 3 #Ad

This post contains affiliate links. One of the great things about what I do for a living is that I get the opportunity to test out the latest & greatest in the travel/tech & toy worlds.  Sometimes I come across a product that really hits on ALL of those things...

Bulletproof Mom

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. Clearly, I have seen a bulletproof vest before. I mean, haven’t you? You know…the one that police wear. It’s bulletproof.  Little did I know that they would come in motherly sizes too one day.  But here before you, I have the truth in my bulletproof...

#RealMomGiftGuide: Gift Ideas for Dads

This post contains affiliate links. Every time I watch the movie with the Grinch in it, I always think about that dreaded neck tie that ends up in the post holiday trash.  I pretty much re-enact that entire scene to my family to remind them that it’s NOT all about the...

#ToyTuesday: Jakks Pacific Construction, Tsum Tsums, and Big Figs

This post contains affiliate links. #RealityMoms is back again at the NYC Toy Fair with our friends from Jakks Pacific!  I absolutely love this company as they have some of the most fun kids products available this holiday season!  From Big Figs to COLOSSALLY Big Figs with the latest Star Wars and...