The Story Of Three: October 2014

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Halloween Safety Tips


Happy Halloween eve! 
Who's ready for Halloween? Hopefully you all have your children's costumes ready, buckets for trick or treating in hand & bags of candy by your front doors to hand out to little ones! I know Halloween can be a little overwhelming sometimes so I thought I'd share a few tips on how to have a safe & fun Halloween!




I hope you & your family have a fabulous Halloween, don't forget to share your pictures on my Facebook page, I'd love to see your carved pumpkins & kids dressed up!




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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Bamboo Bath Towels from ECO Cloth Diaper Review and Giveaway




Last year I tried on my first Bamboo product, it was a women's shirt & quickly became my favorite go-to tee, ever since than, I've loved how soft & comfortable Bamboo products were. I was recently introduced to ECO Cloth Diapers & was eager to give Bamboo Bath Towels a try!

ECO Cloth Diaper is a new company run by a full time mother who lives in China. Sherry made the switch to cloth diapers shortly after her daughter was born & now sells affordable cloth diapers, Bamboo towels, wet dry diaper bags & more!


It was love at first sight with my children's new bath towels, these Bamboo Bath Towels are amazingly soft & hypoallergenic, they contain 100% organic Bamboo with no synthetics. They measure 70 cm X 140 cm & are highly water absorbent as well as fast drying!


After both of my children had baths, I handed each of them their new Bamboo Bath Towels from ECO Cloth Diaper, at first my daughter asked me if it was a baby blanket, she said "Mom, it's too soft to be a towel". My children dried off & we hung the towels up to dry, not only did the towels do a better job absorbing the water off my kids than their previous towels, I went back into the bathroom about an hour later & the towels were already dry!


I absolutely love our new Bamboo Bath Towels & I think my children do too! Are you ready to try Bamboo towels for yourself?


Feel free to stay connected with ECO Cloth Diaper, Housewife On A Mission & IHeart-Motherhood on Facebook!


Buy it: You can purchase the Bamboo Bath Towels featured above from ECO Cloth Diaper for $24.97!

Win it: One lucky reader will win a Bamboo Bath Towel, 2 Bamboo Hand Towels & 2 Bamboo Washcloths from ECO Cloth Diaper! (ARV $35)

Use the Giveaway Tools form below to enter, good luck!

Disclosure: This giveaway is sponsored by ECO Cloth Diaper. IHeart-Motherhood & Housewife On A Mission are not responsible for prize fulfillment. This giveaway is not affiliated with Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest or Instagram. This giveaway will end November 12th. Giveaway is open to anyone in the US, 18+ & older. Winners will be posted via Giveaway Tools. No purchase is necessary & void where prohibited by law! Have questions? Email iheartmotherhoodblog@yahoo.com

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

iCustomLabel Review




My daughter had her 4th birthday party over the weekend, we all had a great time with family & friends! I can't believe my little girl is 4, man time is flying by! We've been planning her party for weeks, balloons, food, decorations, it's been a busy few weeks! Well, I was recently introduced to iCustomLabel & I was so excited to include some of their products in Little Sister C's birthday celebration!

At iCustomLabel they offer custom & affordable products to liven up any occasion! With labels, gift tags, cupcake toppers, candles & more, iCustomLabel will create personalized & unique labels to make your next party or celebration extra special & unlike any other!


After chatting with iCustomLabel, I let them know what colors we would be using for Little Sister C's birthday party, I decided on custom water bottle labels & cupcake toppers for her party & iCustomLabel delivered! 

Everyone knows I'm a huge fan of personalized items & I was so excited when my custom products arrived, they were super cute & I knew they would be adorable at the birthday party!


Little Sister C loves seeing her name on things, she has learned how to spell & write her name, so her face just lit up when she saw the cupcake toppers with her name, she thought they were the neatest thing ever!

So what do you think? How can iCustomLabel help you celebrate your next occasion? Feel free to stay connected with them on Facebook & Twitter!

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Monday, October 27, 2014

I'm a morning person..


I'm a morning person, I've never been a night owl, I don't mind staying up late occasionally but my late is like 11 or midnight. I love, absolutely love being an early riser, that's just how I am, how I've always been. I enjoy being the first one to get up in the morning, catch the sunrise, take a shower quietly, enjoy the few minutes of piece & quiet before the kids & dogs are up running through the house.

I love getting things done first thing in the morning, wether it's starting the washer or emptying the dishwasher, it's nice to get my "chores" out of the way first thing in the morning & then I don't have to worry about them the rest of the day.

I also think since I had kids I get up earlier now than I ever did before, I appreciate the silence more now & am more grateful for it than in my single years. My children don't sleep in very often either, they are also early risers, it's nice on school days because everyone is ready & out the door on time, but sometimes getting up before 6 on a Saturday is hard!



I know not everyone is a morning person, so are you an early riser or a night owl? Have you always been that way?


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A self-interview link party hosted by TWB




1. What is your name, blog title, and URL link? 
(*include a recent photo of yourself too!)

Jessica




2. How did you come up with your blog’s title?


Well, I wanted to create a blog about Motherhood & after playing with some ideas I came up with IHeart-Motherhood, I really love being a Mother & it's something "iHeart"!


3. How long have you been blogging?


A little over 4 years


4. When we visit your blog, what can we expect to discover?


At IHeart-Motherhood you will find a little bit of everything, I write about my children, fashion, Autism, reviews, giveaways & more!


5. Share the link to your favorite or most popular blog post(s).




6. What are three goals you have for your blog next year?


Driving in more traffic, I'm going to start posting more fashion posts & recipes. Would love to hit 20K fans on Facebook, I've also got a few brands that I have my heart set on to work with.


7. Tell us about your family. Are you married or in a relationship? Do you have kids? If so, how many and how old are they? Do you have pets? You know, the usual stuff.


I'm a single Mom raising two little ones, my son is 8 & my daughter is 4. We have two dogs, Mr H is a German Sheppard mix & Ms L is a little fluffy lap dog. (I honestly don't know what breed she is lol)


8. What part of Texas do you call home?


Fort Worth/Keller


9. How do you make a living?


Well when I'm not writing or taxing the kids around, I clean houses, I've done it for years & I love that it allows me to be my own boss & run my own schedule. 


10. Have you attended blog conferences or social events in the past? If this is your first time, what are you most nervous about?


No, I haven't, this will be my first! I'm excited & a little nervous but I think I will have a great time!


11. What are you looking forward to the most at the TWB dinner event?


I think I'm looking forward to meeting everyone in person & chatting face to face! I'm excited to make new friends & connect with local bloggers!


12. Finally, share your social media links so we can connect online!





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A Selfie Blogger Interview

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Little Sister C's Birthday Party


*Warning, picture overload*

My daughter celebrated her 4th birthday over the weekend with family & friends, it was the perfect party for a Princess!





















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Let your little one get a good nights sleep with Pampers


 This review was made possible by Double Duty Divas and Pampers. I was provided the featured product free of charge to facilitate my review, but all opinions are 100% mine." 


Can you believe how fast October is flying by? Daylight Savings Time is right around the corner & for many parents, including myself, it can lead to nervousness & anxiety about our babies sleep patterns. I'm sure you will find yourself asking, how will my baby adjust to the time change? Will that mean an earlier wake up time for both my baby & myself? 

A survey conducted by Pampers in 2013 revealed that nearly one-quarter of mothers (24%) felt that a dry diaper was the number one thing that enabled their baby to sleep through the night. I know first hand that little ones do not enjoy wet diapers, especially when they are sleeping! As Moms we understand the importance of sleep & research proves us right!

Sleep contributes to well-being in so many ways, from physical & cognitive development to sociability & day-to-day moods. Pampers is committed to keeping your baby dry during the most important parts of their day: love, play & sleep. Through Pampers' extensive research on sleep, they've learned that babies are more vulnerable to waking up when they're wet. 

Pampers diapers are unlike another other diaper that offers two layers, Pampers have three absorbent layers that provide up to 12 hours of overnight dryness protection, which means your little one gets the sweet slumber they deserve & need & so do you!

We've used Pampers for years & have always been pleased, it's important to have a good bedtime routine for your little one as well, time change can be hard on everyone & a few days of adjustment can be expected. 


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Also, to participate, follow your hosts @DoubleDutyDivas, @BridgetteLA, @CeceliaMecca @AngieKcom @WhatMommiesNeed @RamblingChick, and our sponsor @Pampers.

Twitter Party Prizes Include:
·         Prize 1 - Twinkles Nightlight in Blue, 148 ct of Pampers diapers and a pack of wipes.
·         Prize 2 - Pottery Barn plush security blanket, $50 Barnes & Noble gift card, a pack of Pampers diapers and wipes.
·         Prize 3 - A gift card to The $125 Children's Place for pajamas, a pack of Pampers diapers/wipes
·         Prize 4 - A Kindle Fire so parents can purchase baby bedtime books, an $100 Amazon gift card to purchase the e-books, a pack of Pampers diapers and wipes.


So who's ready to win? One lucky reader will win two free product coupons, one for free Pampers wipes & one for free Pampers diapers.

Use the Giveaway Tools form below to enter, good luck!

Disclosure: This giveaway is sponsored by Double Duty Divas. IHeart-Motherhood is not responsible for prize fulfillment. This giveaway is not affiliated with Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest or Instagram. This giveaway will end November 8th. Giveaway is open to anyone in the US, 18+ & older. Winners will be posted via Giveaway Tools. No purchase is necessary & void where prohibited by law! Have questions? Email iheartmotherhoodblog@yahoo.com

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