5 Things Parents Need To Know About Playmation

In August I got a first look at Playmation, and as soon as I saw it in action I knew my girls would be totally into it. So I was excited to receive an advance copy to review with my family. Playmation is unlike anything you have seen before, and it is so much fun! […]

Spend More Time Playing In The Water, Less Time Cleaning It

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of the HTH® Brand. I received promotional items and HTH® products and/or compensation in exchange for my participation. The opinions and text are mine. Now that both of my girls swim like fish, we have spent a lot of time in the pool this summer splashing, […]

Cool Kids Off With An Easy And Wholesome Frozen Treat

When it is hot, hot, hot outside my kids crave something to cool them down. (Doesn’t everyone?) One of my favorite go-to snacks on a hot day is a frozen Yoplait Go-Gurt. They are easy to keep on hand, my kids love them and I feel good about handing them all of the goodness of yogurt in […]

SayAhh! Sore Throat Home Exam Aid

“Mom, my throat is dry and scratchy.” Sigh. That’s how it starts in our house, with a quiet whisper of a “dry” throat. That’s my clue that a cold is about to make its way through the family. But the question is, will it be a small cold or something bigger? I am never sure. Thanks to […]

Back To School Fashion And Gymboree Let’s Color Together ~ $75 Giveaway

As the summer winds down the excitement grows, it’s back-to-school time! And that means back to school shopping for crayons, pencils, back-to-school clothes and the most important outfit of all the first-day-of-school outfit. It’s kind of a big deal around here, and my daughters love hunting for all of their supplies and clothes for the […]

PERK Vent Wrap – So Discreet You Won’t Know It Is ~ Giveaway

This post brought to you by PERK. The content and opinions expressed below are that of The Suburban Mom. Pop quiz: Which would you rather your car smell like? A gym, leftovers or a tropical paradise? I am not even going to pause for an answer, I can read your mind. Tropical paradise it is, […]

Organizing My Makeup Drawer: Clean First For The Best Finish

I am slowly but surely working my way through the house trying to set things straight and get organized. I’ll be the first to admit that I am not the best organizer, but I am trying — and succeeding bit by bit. This week’s project was my makeup drawer. Let’s take a look at the […]

Save On Clean Dishes With An Offer From Finish® And Jet Dry®

I have a confession to make. I can’t stand emptying the dishwasher. When my husband goes out of town, we use the clean dishes out of the dishwasher and let the dirties pile up in the sink until it is overflowing. My poor husband is left to empty the dishwasher 9 times out of 10. (In […]

10 Practical Baby Shower Gifts

Do not get me wrong, I adore all of those sweet baby gifts like baby clothes, blankets, decorations, baby shoes, etc. But as a mom of two I also very much appreciate practical gifts. With the first baby I was clueless as to what I needed, so practical gifts from experienced moms were a lifesaver. […]

5 Tips To Streamline Your Back To School Morning Routine

Oh summer how you tease. These days we have at least an hour before we have to be out the door, and that’s on days we actually go somewhere. But in less than a month the girls will be back to school, and we will have 30 minutes from wake to out the door. (Unless, of course, I […]

Box Tops for Education: An Easy Way To Support Your School

You save Box Tops for Education for your students’ school, right? It is the easiest way to support schools with a monetary donation that doesn’t cost you anything extra. Just clip Box Tops off General Mills products you already buy, save them in a bag and send them to your students’ school. I started clipping Box Tops before kids, […]

Highbrow Educational Videos Make Summer Learning Fun

Who else is having a great summer? Our days are spent swimming, crafting, playing games, building forts, etc. Everything a summer should be. But in between all of the fun, there is a lot of downtime. When not playing with her dolls or reading in her free time, my K loves to be on the […]

Weight Watchers Ice Cream – A Sweet Summer Treat

This post brought to you by Weight Watchers® Ice Cream. The content and opinions expressed below are that of The Suburban Mom. I have a major sweet tooth – major. Every night after the kids go to bed, I crave something sweet. It is a battle because I am also trying to get myself in […]

The Build-A-Bear Honey Girls Rock!

This summer Build-A-Bear will welcome three fashionable friends to its line up — the Honey Girls. With brightly colored fur and fancy glitter outfits this trio of pals is ready to rock.   The Honey Girls band includes Teegan, Risa and Viv three best friends who share a love of music and a message about friendship and positive self-esteem. Each […]

Rest Easy Knowing All Is Well With The Levana Keera Video Baby Monitor + Giveaway

Every time one of my girls gets the slightest cold they get a cough that lasts and lasts and lasts. Out of nowhere two days of sniffles turns into two months of coughs. And, of course, their cough is always worse at night (and during nap time). Over the last two weeks we have been […]