Category Archives: Pondering Professor

The Learning/Teaching Side of Mommon Sense

November Library Pick: “Pots and Pans” by Patricia Hubbell

So my girls and I have a weekly tradition of going to the library and picking up a half dozen books to read over the following week. Sometimes we end up with some really great stories and other times I’m … Continue reading


Here, Girl!

Okay, so is it horrible that I’m kind of training my daughter to fetch her own diaper like a dog? I mean really I’m just giving her an age appropriate responsibility, right? I guess I just feel a little funny … Continue reading


Hidden Potential: The Beauty of Building Blocks

So maybe this won’t be all that enlightening to most, but I just have to say I think building blocks are great!…awesome…totally cool…the bomb? I don’t know…whatever today’s lingo equivalent is. Anyways, building blocks! I know they are a rather … Continue reading


Things I Wish I Had Known Sooner #7: Sponges

Kids are sponges! It’s true!…I know people have said that for years, but I guess I just didn’t realize HOW MUCH they can pick up at such an early age until I had little ones myself! It’s amazing! Being pro-active … Continue reading


Things I Wish I Had Known Sooner #6: Put the Camera Down!

Enjoy the moment….not everything needs to be captured in a photo or video. It took me a while to realize that I didn’t have to go sprinting for the camera as soon as every cute little thing happened. Sometimes it’s … Continue reading


Making Life Easier #2: Oxo Good Grips Dust Pan & Brush

Okay, so this may sound a little like a commercial, but I love this product! Who has time to break out the vacuum after every meal? And to me, most brooms are just cumbersome. I love my little Oxo Good … Continue reading


Things I Wish I Had Known Sooner #5: Consignment Shopping

#5  As we start to think about fall and re-stocking our kids wardrobes, I want to share a little money-saving tidbit…Consignment sales are your friends! There is no shame in buying used!  Now, of course, there are some things you … Continue reading


Making Life Easier #1: Baby Wipes, Baby Wipes, & More Baby Wipes

This is a topic I will continue to add to over time, but I will begin with the first little tip that makes my hectic days a little less crazy… #1  Baby wipes in every room. It may sound crazy, … Continue reading


Things I Wish I Had Known Sooner #4: A Tender Heart

Note to Self: Remember your child’s heart is tender. Guard it, protect it, do your very best not to hurt it. Sometimes we forget that kids are not little adults. They don’t necessarily get our jokes or our sarcasm. They … Continue reading


Things I Wish I Had Known Sooner #3: Generic Formula

Store brand formula can be just as good as the expensive stuff! Now, you may have a child that has a more sensitive belly and can only have a certain formula… if that’s your case, disregard this one! My little … Continue reading