Dear Mom Who Couldn’t Breastfeed – World Breastfeeding Week

Dear mom who couldn't breastfeed - a letter from during World Breastfeeding Week #WBW2014

Dear mom who couldn't breastfeed, First, I want to say thank you so much for supporting all the breastfeeding moms out there during World Breastfeeding Week. You have no idea how much your support means to all of us. Sometimes it's hard to come by. I just read your story and it broke my heart. I am so sorry that you feel that you're a failure because you were unable to breastfeed your little one. Something you may not realize is that I support YOU, too. We all make different choices as parents, … [Read more...]

Leaving Work to Become a Stay at Home Mom and Fighting Feelings of Inadequacy

Leaving Work to Become a Stay at Home Mom and Fighting Feelings of Inadequacy: The Day I Became Hope from thirtysomething - #parenting #mom #SAHM #life

The Day I Became Hope from thirtysomething If you're my age, or younger you may not get this reference. thirtysomething was a television show in the late 80s, early 90s, written for my parents' generation. It's a drama, moderately funny, and most of the characters are full of  what many people now call "first world problems." With all that being said, it's still a decent show and better than most of the crap on TV now. My husband disagrees. He hates thirtysomething because he says the … [Read more...]

Toddler Bingo – a Toddler Comic

Toddler Bingo -

Toddlers have a few things, okay more than a few things in common. Here's a toddler comic bingo sheet to play with a glass of wine. … [Read more...]

Doctor On Demand Review and Two Giveaways

Doctor on Demand Review and #Giveaway from - $200 Target GC ends 07/22

**Granolaish was compensated for this post. All opinions are honest and my own.** Sometimes we get sick or need a doctor at a time or place where it's not exactly easy to find one. Doctor On Demand solves this problem - it's an app that you use to video call a board certified and US licensed doctor and receive real medical advice. It's available in the Apple App Store and Google Play. Each call is about 15 minutes long and costs $40, which is around the same cost as a co-pay. Now, Doctor On … [Read more...]

LifeLock: Protecting Your Credit and Future #LifeLockSafety

LifeLock Review #LifeLockSafety from

**This is a sponsored post, Granolaish was compensated and offered a LifeLock membership in order to facilitate this review. All opinions are my own and honest.** I can remember the ad campaign from LifeLock's launch very well. The announcer put his social security number on a bus (I think it was a bus) and paraded it around town saying it was safe from theft because of LifeLock. I remember thinking, Wow, how is that possible? He's crazy! Since college I've used a competitor's credit … [Read more...]

Indoor Climbing for Toddlers: ECR4Kids Review & Giveaway


**I received an ECR4Kids Slide and Crawl set in order to facilitate this review. All opinions are my own and honest.** If you're like me you have a rambunctious toddler who likes to climb, so I'm planning a series of posts about indoor climbing options. I love that Sunshine enjoys exploring, but unfortunately she constantly tries to give me a heart attack by finding the highest place she can. I was really excited to review the ECR4Kids Slide and Crawl because it reminds me of the … [Read more...]

Wholly Guacamole at 7-Eleven: Snack Pack Review and Giveaway

Yum! Wholly Guacamole Snack Packs! -

**I received a 7-Eleven gift card in order to facilitate this review as well as some Wholly Guac swag, all opinions are honest and my own.** If you're looking for a quick snack, you can now find Wholly Guacamole at 7-Eleven! Okay, I know what you're thinking, what am I going to do with a big container of guac? Well, my friend, this isn't their normal guacamole containers that you find in the grocery store. 7-Eleven now has Wholly Guacamole snack-sized guacamole packs that are only $0.79 each … [Read more...]

Nuby Grip n’ Sip Clik-it No Spill Review & Giveaway

Nuby Grip 'n Sip Review & #Giveaway from

**I received a Clik-it Grip n' Sip Cup in order to facilitate this review. All opinions are honest and my own.** We can never have enough sippy cups. My daughter is still breastfed, but she loves water! She also has to have juice with a liquid iron supplement at least once a day. The Nuby Grip n' Sip is a great, functional cup. It works for babies 4 months and older, and has Nuby's Clik-it technology so in one click you know it's going to be spill free! So far I haven't had any leakage from … [Read more...]

Recovering from Lyme Disease and other Tick Illnesses

Recovering from Lyme Disease and other Tick Borne Illnesses: An Emotional Impact - #lymedisease awareness month 2014

I thought my recovery from Lyme disease and other tick borne illnesses was over. I spent a few years getting diagnosed, then treated, and was mostly better by spring of 2012. One day I'll share more about that journey, but for now at least it turns out I am still recovering emotionally.Last night I was pulling at something itching on my shoulder when I realized it wouldn't come off and became concerned. I told my husband to look because it was either a scab or a tick. Please be a scab, please be … [Read more...]

Combi Go and Grow Walker, Play Table & Chairs Giveaway

combi #giveaway ends 06/05/14

It's that time of year again and we're celebrating MCO's 2nd blog-birthday! Mommys Craft Obsession started in May 2012 and their birthday bash has become their most anticipated event of the year! We are so glad that you could join us for this event! We highly recommend that you bookmark the open giveaway page by clicking on the image below then adding it to your bookmarks bar! During the next week you will have the chance to enter to win some amazing prizes from items for YOU and things for your … [Read more...]


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