The School Quandary for a Fall Child

Captain Fussybuckets' birthday is in November.  Here in Texas, you have to be 5 on September 1st to start to kindergarten.  So, while one of his cousins and most of his preschool buddies will be starting kindergarten in the Fall, he will not.  He has been in the 4's and 5's class at a two day preschool program since September.  It was the first year of this program, so they were still trying to figure out which class to put the kids in when school started.  The Captain was three when he began the 4's and 5's [...]

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Protect Your Kids From RSV This Season

‚ÄčDid you know that RSV is a common seasonal virus that affects two-thirds of all infants by age one and almost 100% of babies by age two?  RSV is highly contagious and can live on surfaces for several hours or can be spread by kissing, touching, and hugging.  RSV usually only causes mild to moderate cold-like symptoms, but in some babies, it can result in a very serious repiratory infection.  Preemies are especially at risk because of their under developed lungs and fewer antibodies to fight off infections.  There is no cure for RSV and it usually [...]

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Oliver’s Labels for Back To School! {review & giveaway}

My boys are too young for school and besides the Captain's less than two month daycare experiment, they're home with me except when they're at Bible class.  So, labeling things hasn't really been that important yet.  They will be starting to school eventually though, and being a former kindergarten teacher and a daycare teacher, I know how important it is to have kids' stuff labeled!  Parents and kids alike think that the student will remember exactly what their stuff looks like [...]

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Save 20% on Kidorable backpacks! {plus giveaway!} US only

From May 23rd – 31st, you can get 20% off a super cute Kidorable backpack!  Just enter "BACKPACK99" at checkout over at the Kidorable website!  There are many styles to choose from.  Here are a couple of my personal favorites:

Dragon Backpack

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