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January 2012


Product Review: Shark Steam Mop

At the end of every month, I make a video for my You Tube channel Mommytipsbycole, showing current favorite products for myself and my kids. In December I mentioned the Shark steam cleaner, specifically called Shark® Professional Steam Pocket® Mop – S3601, as one of my favorites for the month. …

Trying to treasure every second with Dylan as a newborn.

Take the time to slow down

Ever since I became a mom, there is one thing I keep saying and hearing from other moms too. “Where does the time go?” Trying to treasure every second with Dylan as a newborn. And really, where does it go? It feels like just yesterday when I first held my …


Even “superwomen” have bad days

Bad days…we all get them, even those of us who try to do it all and be that “superwoman” for our families. Today has been one of those “bad days.” The day is not fully over just yet but gradually I’m getting out of it, my “funk” that is. I …


My 2012 Resolutions (goals)

I know it’s already the middle of January, but I wanted to share my resolutions for this year or should I say goals. Aside from my You Tube channel Mommytipsbycole, I am also a part of a collaboration Mommy channel called The411Mommas. For one of our videos on the channel, …

Emelyn, Dylan & Maliya in May 2011

Giving your kids an early start

Having my children 16 and 17 plus months apart from each other has been such a blessing in disguise, especially since my husband and I did not plan for this age gap between the 3 of them. One of the questions I always seem to get from people, whether it’s …

lil marching band

My lil marching band

Happy New Year everyone! I hope the start of 2012 was warm, positive and spent with the ones who mean most to you! On New Year’s Day we made a quick gift exchange trip to Toys R Us, since we didn’t dare to brave the post-Christmas gift exchange frenzy. My …