The Perfect Side Dish for Family Meals

Ore-Ida French Fries with BBQ Sandwiches

  I’m a big fan of convenience. If you’ve been reading A Helicopter Mom for a while, you know that I tend to get frazzled. I’ve got three kids who keep me more than busy during the week. With four carpools, a drop-off and pick-up at pre-school that takes as long as my toddler son is […]

Easy Shopping From Home

Target Store

A few weeks ago, I told you about the very awesome new subscription service at Target. Instead of lugging heavy cat litter, laundry detergent and other household items home, I can sign up for a subscription and have Target ship it all to me. All of those personal and household items that I routinely use […]

Shane Co Jewelry – Enter to Win a $1,000 Gift Card

Shane Co Contest

Do have a favorite piece of jewelry? I find that a lot of my jewelry choices will change with the trends, but a few key pieces are always favorites. One of those are my earrings from Shane & Co. They are gorgeous, timeless and I love the way the color looks with my hazel eyes […]

Fun Ideas, Recipes, Crafts and More – $50 Gift Card Giveaway

Spider Sandwich & Snack Mouth

If you have little kids like I do, you know how much they love fun crafts and activities. With Halloween just around the corner, the kids and I have already started thinking of fun crafts and decorations we can work on for the house. We had a ball on our recent trip to Dollar Tree for […]

Our Off The Charts Daughter – PediaSure

A Helicopter Mom Daughters

For a couple of years, when I’d take my daughters to the Pediatrician for their check-ups, we had an interesting thing happen. My oldest daughter was “off the charts” tall and my younger daughter was “off the charts” small. Since the growth charts only went from 5% to 95%, neither daughter was in the range […]