• Simple Calm Down Bottle | www.thevegasmom.com
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    Simple Calm Down Bottle

    The terrible twos are a very real thing, and Brooklyn has a terrible case. I have been looking for ways to try to get her to calm down. I remembered that when I was a preschool teacher they had calm down bottles. Which led me to trying to make my own simple calm down bottle. ┬áThis is only my first attempt. My goal is to make a bunch of different kinds. Next time, I want to have Brooklyn and DJ pick out their own colors and things to put inside. This post contains affiliate links. I may make a small commission at no additional cost to you. For more information…

  • Children' Book of the Week: You Get What You Get by Julie Gassman | www.thevegasmom.com
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    Children’s Book of the Week: You Get What You Get by Julie Gassman

    It’s been quite a while since my last book of the week. I’ve planned out the next five weeks of blog content to make sure I stay focused. I get things done when I plan ahead. However, if I don’t plan I tend to slack off. Back to the book of the week. This week’s book is You Get What You Get. This is another Kindle Unlimited book. I need to get down to Barnes & Noble to buy some physical books soon. Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. I may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. For more information please check out my sidebar. You…

  • Brooklyn is Two! | www.thevegasmom.com
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    Brooklyn is Two!

    I still remember finding out I was pregnant with Brooklyn a few days before David’s surprise 30th birthday party. DJ was only 8 months old. It feels like Brooklyn was born, I blinked, and now Brooklyn is two. I am a little taken aback by how fast time seems to be moving. One thing that hasn’t changed much about Brooklyn is that she is pretty independent. She never wanted help with anything. When she hit around 6 weeks, she would get more mad at me trying to rock her to sleep than if I left her to sleep on her own. Once she was able to hold a bottle herself,…