Quick & Easy Crafts for Kids: Bunny Rabbit Mask


Good morning and Happy Friday! This was one of those weeks where I felt like “OMG this is the longest week” and “OMG where did this week go” all at once. I had planned on posting more but I’m still recovering from the bronchitis that just won’t go away (I’m on round two of antibiotics), […]

Parentless Parent: Mourning the Loss of My Mom and Dad

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The term “parentless parent” refers to mothers and fathers whose own parents have passed away. I am a parentless parent. My mom died suddenly in 2009 at the age of 60. My dad died exactly one year and ten days later of cancer at the age of 63. Five years ago today I lost my mom. […]

Tax Day Freebies and Deals 2014


Tomorrow is tax day and a number of businesses have decided to make the day fun by offering freebies & deals.  Here are the ones that I know of. Outback Steakhouse: Free Bloomin’ Onion on Monday. Arby’s — Arby’s is giving away a free order of value-size curly fries to customers that come in with a coupon from its website. You’ll need […]

Restaurant.com Mobile App


Find Flavor at your Fingertips with Restaurant.com’s Mobile App! Restaurant.com is offering a FREE $10 Restaurant.com eGift Card with your first purchase on their mobile app!* Using location-based technology, the Restaurant.com mobile app allows you to connect to great savings and restaurants on the go! Simply tap the “Deals Near Me” button to find restaurants […]

Make Your Own Bedtime Routine Chart for Free


With my daughter transitioning from crib to bed, I needed to make sure her bedtime routine is solid. To be honest, lately I’ve been a bit lax on her bedtime routine and we all end up suffering for it.  She thrives off of routine, she loves to know ahead of time what to expect, and […]

Purex Crystals Limited Edition Fabulously Fresh Review and $1000 Sweepstakes!


I’m excited to review the NEW Purex® Limited Edition Fabulously Fresh Purex Crystals! Using a laundry enhancer helps eliminate lingering odors. This laundry freshener makes your clothes, towels, and bed sheets smell fresh for weeks rather than days – everything will come out smelling great! The Limited Edition Fabulously Fresh scent is sweet and floral. […]

How Many Times Have You Moved in Your Lifetime?


In my Ultimate Blog Party post last week I shared a little bit about myself and where I’ve lived, etc. and it got me thinking about how many moves I’ve made over the years. Since graduating college, I figured out that I have moved a grand total of 12 times in nineteen years. That’s not […]

The Ultimate Blog Party!


It’s time to party at The Ultimate Blog Party 2014! Welcome to We Heart Mom and thanks for stopping by! This is my first time participating in the Ultimate Blog Party so if you’re new here, please take a few minutes to get to know me! A little about me…my name is Viva, I’m a single mom to […]

When Mom is Sick Tips


In case you’ve been wondering why I’ve been MIA, I’ve been sick for the past two days with bronchitis. I hope to be back in full force on Monday. Have you ever had that day, or week, when you were sick and home with the kids, and feeling like total crap? Well, if you’re lucky, you have […]

Quick & Easy Crafts for Kids: Egg Potato Stamping & Face Mask

Short on time and creativity? No problem, we’ve got you covered! Try these two quick & easy crafts for kids. Easter Egg Potato Stamping Craft I found this popular craft idea on Pinterest. Got any potatoes going bad? Well, you can use them to make Easter egg potato stamps! You will need a potato, a knife (adults […]