Author: Michael Parsons

DIY: LEGO Table

I love that my kids love LEGOs. I love to watch them create new things every day. It is so much better than constantly finding them glued to my phone watching candy review videos on Youtube. If there is one thing I hate about LEGOs it is storage! I find LEGOs everywhere!! My least favorite place to find a lego is under my foot in the middle of the night on my trip to the bathroom. I know you know what I’m talking about! I needed to find a place to sort and store all of these LEGOs. I...

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6 Things You Absolutely Need to Read About Shaolin Martial Arts for Kids

When I was growing up, Power Rangers and Dragonball Z were about as cool as it got. While the small, grown-up part of me hopes that no one reading this today actually knows what those shows are, they did leave an impression on me. I have always had an innate curiosity around martial arts, but never any formal training in Shaolin Martial Arts or any other form. As my kids are getting older (5 years, 4 years, and 8 months), martial arts came up as a possible extra curricular activity. I first did a little research on my own,...

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How to Save Over $1,000 in Diapers

The Issue: Most Parents Do Not Consider Cloth Diapers As new parents, we had to make a lot of decisions about how we would raise our kids. Were we going to breastfeed or formula feed? Would we or try to co-sleep or keep the baby in a crib? But when it came to sanitation, the only real question in the diaper dilemma seemed to be “Pampers or Huggies?” Cloth diapers never even crossed our minds. So, we tried Huggies. It turned out that CS was allergic to one of the preservatives used to keep diapers “fresh.” Huggies had a...

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