Natural Family Solutions + MiHyland’s Giveaway – Soluciones Naturales Para la Familia Sorteo


I have been blessed with two very active, healthy children! Fortunately for my family, my children very seldom get sick. But when they do, we rely on natural ingredients to help our children get back to their everyday, normal routine and regimen. With over 100 years experience helping parents make important decisions about their child's health, Hyland's has products that can help your child get back to everyday life. Hyland's has launched, a Spanish language website that can Continue Reading

Exploring Louisiana – Otis House At The Fairview Riverside State Park #BayouTravel

Exploring Louisiana - Travel Ideas from Lafayette to Luling #BayouTravel

Over the years, Blogging, Babies and the Bayou has evolved and one thing that has not changed is my love for travel and Louisiana. Starting July 1st, readers can find additional Louisiana attractions not as well-known to travelers but beloved local landmarks. These off the beaten path locations can be added to your upcoming Louisiana vacation and give visitors (and locals) a unique Louisiana experience. When I started my blog 6 years ago I shared local events, concerts and various Continue Reading

Sarah & Teen Driving – Getting Your Teen There Safely with Allstate #GetThereSafe #Ad #DiMe


Disclosure: This is part of a sponsored safety campaign with DiMe Media and Allstate Foundation. However, all opinions expressed are my own. I have been very fortunate with my teenage daughter. She is a sweet, young lady who does well in school, is kind and loves to participate in sports and other after-school activities. One thing that worries me is teenage driving! She's almost 15 years old and has asked us for her first driving lesson. With that in mind, I have been preparing her by Continue Reading

Mission Concepción – San Antonio Missions National Historical Park #BayouTravel

Mission Concepcion – San Antonio Missions National Historic Park #BayouTravel

My family and I visited Mission Concepción in San Antonio which is the oldest unrestored stone church in America. Built in the mid 1700's, Mission Concepción looks as it did originally with the exception of it's colorful geometric designs that has since faded over the years. Although the mission has been abandoned for long periods, like San Jose, Mission Concepción is once again used for worship. The Battle of Concepción was fought here on October 28, 1835 between Continue Reading

Tour Companies to Consider in San Antonio, Texas – CitySightSeeing Spotlight #BayouTravel

Tour Companies to Consider in San Antonio, Texas – CitySightSeeing Spotlight #BayouTravel

Being able to travel to a new city and absorb the many sights, smells and experiences is an amazing opportunity for me. I've loved traveling ever since I was a kid, so being able to travel as an adult and really soak up the experience of traveling to-and-fro is so amazing. When I was selected to travel to San Antonio, Texas, to take in some of the sights there I was thrilled and I couldn't wait to jump feet first over the line of the Lone Star State. As a universal, visiting new Continue Reading

San Antonio Texas: Missions National Historical Park – San Jose Mission Spotlight #BayouTravel

Mission San Jose – San Antonio Missions National Historic Park #BayouTravel

One of my favorite things to do when traveling is to visit historic home, missions, battlefields and state parks and more. Not only because of the educational value in it but because we get to step back in time and learn about how others lived and interacted during a certain period. San Antonio's National Historic Park in Texas consists of 4 missions. Mission San Jose being the "Queen of the Missions is also the park's visitor center. As we pulled up we found ourselves visiting the park Continue Reading

Sleepover Fun with M&M’s® + Free Printable Slumber Party Invites #ShareFunshine #Ad

How to Have a Girly Sleepover_ Start with Fun Invites #ShareFunshine #Ad(1)

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ShareFunshine #CollectiveBias Hosting a slumber party is always a blast for the kids but for the Mom it takes a good bit of prep work to prepare for an upcoming sleepover. Having one child spend the night is fairly easy but adding additional children is a different animal! My daughter is almost 15 years old and has been to her fair share of sleepovers at her friends house. But Continue Reading

Texas Treasures – Our Visit To The Alamo #BayouTravel Spotlight

San Antonio Must See Family Attractions - The Alamo - Educational Travel  #BayouTravel

Several of my recent posts have been leaning to this day. My family and I love educational travel so it's no surprise that we look for historic elements to include in all of our travels. We arrived in San Antonio after bring stuck under an interstate overpass in Houston for over 4 1/2 hours. We like to do the bulk of our travel overnight since the kids are asleep and roads are open and not overcrowded. Little did we know the rain would create horrible flooding for Houston and Austin. After Continue Reading

Sea World for Little Ones – San Antonio Texas Theme Park Round Up #BayouTravel

Sea World for Little Ones - San Antonio Texas Theme Parks #BayouTravel

Summer is finally back and it's in full swing! As part of my press tour around San Antonio recently, I was able to really sink my teeth into the heat of the season by visiting some awesome sites and seeing what San Antonio had to offer it's seasonal visitors. During my visit, I was given the amazing opportunity to make a stop at the San Antonio SeaWorld and Aquatica parks. I can't even begin to tell ya'll how much of an exciting opportunity it was to be experience Sea World with my family Continue Reading

Texas Travel: Beyond the Alamo – San Antonio Travel Tips #BayouTravel

Texas Travel_ San Antonio travel Tips #BayouTravel

And....we're off. #BayouTravel is headed west! Although we have featured Texas travel in the past, this visit will bring us to San Antonio. San Antonio is a wonderful destination your family is bound to like. Aside from the numerous family attraction, San Antonio offers culture, sports and museums your family will enjoy. Be sure to visit this week and next, as we take on Texas Travel with our #BayouTravel atraction recap posts. A trip to San Antonio might bring to mind the Alamo, but there Continue Reading

Schlitterbahn Water Park New Braunfels – San Antonio Texas Area Family Attractions #BayouTravel

Schlitterbahn Water Park New Braunfels – San Antonio Texas Area Family Attractions #BayouTravel

Disclosure: I received complimentary admission but as usual, all opinions and thoughts are my own. After the excitement and the time I spent touring San Antonio during my stay I knew I needed some downtime to catch my breath and relax. By then end of my trip I was hot, I was tired, and I was just about all fun-ed out--that is, until I saw my where next destination was going to be. Picture if you will, putting a tall ice cold glass of water in front of a parched woman on a scorching Continue Reading

Quick Weekend Meal with Cheesy Italian Shells Hamburger Helper® #SaveonHelper #ad

Quick Weekend Meal Solutions with Hamburger Helper® #SaveonHelper #ad

Disclosure: This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Hamburger Helper® . The opinions and text are all mine. I love the weekends! It seems like every weekend I make plan for some family fun but I always forget that I have teenagers. My daughter is notorious for making plans with her friends and failing to clue me in until the last minute. Sometimes she has friends spending the night at our place, other days she's out and about with her friends at their houses. So I Continue Reading