Welcome

Hello, and welcome to my Parenting Tips blog. I am a mom of a 3-year-old and a full time online college student. I’ll be happy to share any insight I have on parenting, including dealing with different behaviors, toys I and my son like, other good products, etc. Check back often for updates. Feel free…
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Are Video Games the Root of All Evil?

I recently saw a tweet which gave me the idea for this post. It said “Cut the video games out; video games are neither harmless nor fun, they shred your child’s ability to think critically about the real world.” I passionately disagree with this statement, and here is why. When I was a kid, I…
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Review of Anavita Moisturizing Anti-Wrinkle Cream

Note: I received a free product for testing in order to write this review. All opinions in this review are my own. Statements from the company themselves will be noted as such. I recently received a bottle of Anavita Moisturizing Anti-Wrinkle Cream to try. According to the company, “You can have more beautiful, smoother skin…
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My Experience With Pregnancy and Childbirth

Everyone’s experience with pregnancy and childbirth is different, even from one child to the next. One mom who has five kids might have five vastly different experiences. Five moms of five different kids will probably still have five vastly different experiences. Right now, I only have one child, but I’d like to share my own…
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Magic Sleepsuit November Giveaway

I wanted to let all of you know of this great giveaway that’s going on right now for a Magic Sleepsuit. It’s designed for babies that are too big for swaddling, but still need that feel to help them sleep. If you’re a parent of a baby in this range, check out the Magic Sleepsuit…
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How To Wrap Pretty Christmas Presents

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This is a guest post from Carla, @BusyCityMum.  If you like it, please check out her website at the end of this post. Christmas time is always a delightful period of the year. The anticipation of the day  starts growing very fast from the beginning of December. I can barely contain my excitement so, from…
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Join me in trying out Anavita Moisturizing Anti-Wrinkle Cream to Combat Signs of Aging

Hello all, [img src=”http://www.usfamilyguide.com/blogpromos/383/anavitalogo.png” width=”763″ height=”227″ alt=”Anavita Logo” class=”alignleft”> I have recently heard of a product that sounds like it might be great to keep skin looking young and healthy. I have not yet tried it, but I encourage you to join me in checking it out, and after I have done so, I will…
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Taxi Cab Catastrophe

It is extremely fitting that today is Halloween, because my morning was an absolute nightmare! Have a look at this ordeal and decide for yourself. The following is a log of events that occured on Oct. 31, 2014 between myself and Yellow Cab San Antonio. 6:37a.m. I called Yellow Cab to book a cab for…
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Germs and Hygiene, Obsession and Neglect

Parents often talk about how important good hygiene is in combatting germs and ensuring that kids recover from illness quickly. However, can good hygiene be overdone? Is it really protecting kids from disease? I think even good hygiene should be done in moderation. Too much of it and it is considered obsession, too little and…
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Teachers Should Never Use the Word Stupid

It should go without saying that it is entirely inappropriate for any teacher to ever call a student stupid, regardless of the circumstances. However, some teachers still do. While this post was inspired by a 7th Heaven episode entitled Words, this scenario may occur in real life, and should be dealt with swiftly and harshly….
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