Showing posts from March, 2017

It's Poison, But not like BBD

* I was compensated by the CHPA's Educational Foundation, KnowYourOTCs, but all opinions are my own.

For years I considered myself to "in the know" when it came to all things medicine related. Because my parents are in the medical field I thought I had a pretty good handle on all the nuances of handling over the counter meds. I never knew how much I didn't know until I had kids of my own and was suddenly hyper aware of all the things that could go wrong. 
Kids change everything y'all. 
Did you know more than 90% of poisonings occur at home and most are treatable and preventable.  Yep - you read that right. More than 90%. That's a LOT y'all. A LOT. 

And according to Safekids, half of the 2 million calls to poison control centers in 2011 were for exposures and ingestion's for kids 5 and under. Yikes!

Parents typically like to give their kids the benefit of the doubt and think, "My kid would never put a bottle of XYZ cleaner to their mouth" but don&…

Getting Springtime Fresh

"This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of OshKosh B'gosh; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own."

It's not secret I like seasonal shopping and shopping for the kids is my jam. What I don't always love is the closet clean-out that is required before I can do any shopping. I mean, I truly love organizing and re-imaginging wardrobes with all the new and exciting pieces that we find, but actually emptying the drawers and hangers of all the too small items kind of stresses me out. It seems simple enough to do but with a toddler underfoot it can be.... an adventure.

Some pieces that are too small are his "favorite" and I'm the worst mom ever for getting rid of them. Never mind the fact that the pants ankles are practically at his knees or the shirts have holes or you can see his midsection. He LOVES them.  
This year I did something different, I took him with me to go pick out a few fun items fromOshKosh B'gosh to help t…