My son’s kindergarten teacher created LOVE, HOPE, and PEACE posters for all the children in her class using a simple app and the children paraded around the school in support of unity. If your heart doesn’t melt a little bit, then stop read this instead. If you find yourself going “AWWW” then you should download […]
My family got a deal on a Disney Cruise aboard the Wonder. Spoiler alert: it was pretty amazing. Here’s how I’d do it next time.
Our new mama milestone tracker is a fun way to keep track of your own progress as a parent from the first day going forward. Because you are amazing!
But, technology marches on! I recently learned about Mimo wearable baby monitor teaming up to feed the Nod Digital Sleep Coach app. Having studied thousands of baby sleep patterns, the Nod app can provide parents with more personalized sleep coaching, almost like having a baby sleep expert in your own home (but for a lot […]
Traveling with toddlers is not easy under the best of circumstances. If you’re really lucky, the flight is smooth, you packed enough snacks, the in-flight movie doesn’t include scary stuff, and you’ve scored a SkyMall catalog perfect for I Spy. Lugging car seats on airplanes makes a rough situation harder. After Holden turned about 8 […]
I know, we just told you to say “YES” to the mess. And we totally meant it when we said it. But we also want you to find big and small ways to say “YES” to offers of help. And your toddler might just be that potentially untapped source for cleanup help around the house. […]
I grew up in Ohio and moved to California for big adventure and a change of pace. Well, I got it. I married Alec, who hails from Boston, and within a year had a baby and set up house thousands of miles from my family. Not just any baby, but a baby who cried. And […]
This is one easy DIY project that will give you bang for your $5. My mom created the first iterations of our family’s flannel swaddle blankets and I have sewn a few more with these instructions. I even made one large enough to wrap my five-year old when he wanted to be the baby again […]
If feeding your child stewed prunes and other high-fiber foods isn’t enough, it might be time to get serious with toddler constipation. One of my sons was consistently constipated after he began eating solids. He wasn’t stopped up for days on end — though that happens, ouch! — but he had many instances of Hurty Poop where constant straining […]
This post was sponsored by the American Heart Association. Help control sodium by cooking at home more Yes yes, we know it is easy to suggest that we all cook at home more but it can be daunting to implement. If running around baby-wearing, toddler-chasing, and car-pooling isn’t enough to exhaust us, finding time to […]
I’m super excited to report that in less than 10 minutes for $10 (plus shipping), I am totally on trend with a flipping adorable Christmas ornament of my children. When Whitney told us that funky shapes are all the rage for holiday cards, I thought, “Bah! That just costs more in postage.” And now I’m […]
If you and your baby are home before your mate, the activity/game of the day is to build a simple fort with a sheet draped over a large table and wait to be discovered. I recommend strategically placed binder clips to secure the loose edges. To make it fun for the baby, bring pillows and […]