mother’s day Archive


Home Is Where the Heart Is Magnet Popsicle Stick Craft

Do you remember making popsicle stick crafts as a kid? I see a lot activities involving popsicle sticks in my future because we bought a box with 1000 of them! My daughter was ecstatic to go on a mom-daughter date with me to the craft store. We loaded up our basket with


10 Mother’s Day Gifts for Moms Who Love Wine Plus Free Wine Label Printable

Being a mom is one of the most difficult jobs ever. For many mothers (myself included), winding down after a long, hard day with a nice glass of wine is relaxing. Two of my favorite activities to pair with wine are painting and reading. As you’re looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift you might want


Heart Transfer Mother’s Day Card Craft

Moms everywhere will soon be receiving a variety of Mother’s Day card crafts from their children. Some of us will gush, barely containing tears of happiness, making our children wonder what is wrong with us. All year long, my daughter brings home TONS of art projects from preschool. It gets overwhelming trying


Dear Mom, I’m Sorry #PutYourHeartToPaper

This is a sponsored conversation challenging me to think beyond a simple “I love you” for Mother’s Day. So, I sat down to think about my relationship with my mom and want to share my thoughts with you. Dear Mom, First of all, I want to apologize. Only now do I realize


Motherhood isn’t what I thought it would be

Did you have preconceived notions about what motherhood would be like? I did. I thought it’d be loving and wonderful all the time. (I mean, it is but it isn’t all at the same time.) I wouldn’t get mad at my kids. I would cherish every single moment no matter what. I


What is Motherhood? [VIDEO]

Happy Mother’s Day!  I made this little video after asking for your input on our Facebook fan page – How would you describe motherhood in one word. I know that was a tough question.  How do you sum up something so complex in one word? (Video) Hope you all have a lovely day.


Sponsored: What I Love About Motherhood #MagistoMoms

Disclosure: I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Magisto. I received a promotional code for premium features to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. Despite the frustrations and stress that come with motherhood, I really do love being a mom. 


Sponsored: Why I’m Unplugging for Mother’s Day #SocialBlackout

Disclosure: I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for MetLife. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. As we make plans to visit my mom for Mother’s Day, I’ve been pondering what to give her and what I’d like to receive from my own kids.  Not too


Mothers – Give Yourself a Gift [Mother’s Day Deals]

Mother’s Day deals, yay!  Let me remind you that these do contain my affiliate links which may help me buy my mother something nice if you order through me. But first… May the Fourth Be With You! Did you know that all the Star Wars movies were released in the month of


Am I Ready to Do This Mom Thing Again?

As many of you know, we started trying for baby #2 a few months ago. I had some checkups done to ensure my blood sugar levels were normal and I started tracking my ovulation using the e.p.t. Ovulation Calendar app since Aunt Flo was right on time for three months in a


Happy Mother’s Day From Disney/Pixar’s BRAVE

Happy Mother’s Day! Enjoy! Like BRAVE on Facebook: Follow BRAVE on Twitter: In theaters June 22, 2012!


Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: Godiva Chocolatier Coffee

Here at the home of Tales From the Nursery, we aren’t coffee drinkers, but we know plenty of mamas who enjoy their morning cup. Thank you to Mama Does It All for guest reviewing for us! With special flavors created just for Mother’s Day and priced just under $10, gifting Godiva Coffee


Mom ME Time Giveaway Event Grand Prizes: Spa Week Spa & Wellness Giftcards and a Godiva Coffee Gift Basket! 4/22-4/28

Welcome to the Mom ME Time Giveaway Event coordinated by The Maven of Social Media, Formula Mom, and Tales From the Nursery! This event will take place from 12:01am EST on April 22nd through 11:59pm EST on April 28th. Mother’s Day is fast approaching and we want to help YOU find the


Blogger Event: Mom ME Time Giveaway Hop is Still Open for Sign Ups

Sign ups are open until April 17, 2012 or 125 signups, whichever comes first.  Posting information will be sent out to all participants by April 19, 2012 and be posted in the docs of the Facebook group (not required to join).  We also have two wonderful grand prize sponsors!  See all the


My Daughter has Been Captured in Clay! {Review}

There are some really cool gift ideas out there that are perfect for holiday, birthday, and Mother’s Day gifts.  Oh and they are great for the grandparents too!  What on earth could I be referring to?  Well, it’s a special momento.  One that can be cherished simply because it reminds you of


Bloggers: Mother’s Day Gift Ideas Carnival Event – Sign Ups Open

I know we are focused on holiday gift ideas right now, but you can start to get ideas for Mother’s Day now too! It is a perfect time to find what gifts you would like to give to your mother. Makobi Scribe is proud to present Mother’s Day Gift Ideas Carnival Event


Father’s Day Gift Guide: I Want You to Know Me {Book Review}

Disclosure: We received a copy of a book to review. This post contains affiliate links. My husband is the family historian.  The guardian of family photos and documents.  While looking through pictures is fun, the most interesting finds have been old letters that family members had written.  It was a real glimpse


New Mama’s Day: Remembering When I Was Young {Keepsake Bookset}

I love creative gifts.  I really do! Brian is the family genealogist and we plan on passing that torch on to Rissa.  So, I definitely loved the idea of a keepsake heirloom book that includes family memories like Remembering When I Was Young by Carole Carson.  I mean, if we had something


An Ode To My Mother, On My First Mama’s Day

Today is Mother’s Day. Today is my first mother’s day, but Mom, it’s far from your first! I can’t imagine how I changed your lives. I can barely believe how Riss has changed ours. I know we haven’t always seen eye to eye.  We haven’t always gotten along. I suspect I’ll have my


Book Review: More Than Saying I Love You by Dr. Andie

Many women I know struggle with their self-image, myself included.  In fact, I’ve been working on a ver personal (and lengthy) post on the subject.  I hope to share it soon.  One thing I know is that I want Rissa to value herself and not encounter the same self-esteem issues I did