From the category archives:


Vegas, babies. Or 25 potty-training products you didn’t know you needed.

October 16, 2013

I just returned from a 36 hour trip to Las Vegas for the ABC Kids Expo which is a huge trade show for kid and baby products. I had a lot of fun uploading photos to our Facebook page and Instagram as I went along and seeing what you all had to say. Now, I’m […]

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Starting Solids? WIN this excellent prize!

September 16, 2013

We are excited to team up with a bunch of bloggers and company (corporate? hmmm that sounds wrong, too) partners to offer you a terrific prize pack for brand new eaters. If you like any or all of us, you can be entered for a chance to win this sweet prize: From giggle, a BABYBJÖRN high chair […]

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Do you need a medal? I often do.

August 30, 2013

As soon as the words came out of my mouth, I wondered if the mom I just met (in front of a large bush our daughters were both hiding in), thought I was pathetic. “I picked up three kids at three different camps today and got them all to gymnastics on time. I need a […]

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Alert! Kick-ass Summer Travel Giveaway

July 8, 2013

Rachel of ClubMomMe invited me to hook up with her, Momma’s Gone City, and Baby Gizmo, a crazy amazing site where you’ll find baby gear reviews and price comparisons, to put together this fantastic summer travel giveaway. Rachel’s calling it “Adventure to the Wild Frontier Giveaway”.  Here’s why: The prize package includes TWO Britax Frontier […]

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You’re so effing special!

May 12, 2013

Happy Mother’s Day, y’all. I wanted to share this photo of my mama and me singing karaoke Radiohead Creep (see the monitor? awesome!) and remind you about our unusually high number of giveaways happening right now. New new mama? Win a breast pump from Philips AVENT. Got a bigger kid? Win a child size mattress […]

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Win a Canon DSLR + Epiphanie camera bag

May 10, 2013

Giveaway Now Closed— *Congrats to the winner: Julie S. (entry #13056) Whitney and I teamed up with some of our favorite bloggers to offer you a totally high-end Canon T4i DSLR Camera 2 Lens Bundle and a funky cool Epiphanie camera bag to carry it around. We all chipped in to buy you a nice […]

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Pumping while nursing, it can be done

May 6, 2013

This post and giveaway are sponsored by Philips AVENT. We put this new pump to the test with an experienced mom, my longtime friend, Crystal. Crys is an active pumper unlike me, a passive weaner. Some background. Before Baby No. 3 came into the world, I had spent 34 months of my life nursing. Two […]

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Tech Tuesday: On-demand parenting advice

April 9, 2013

If all the top parenting experts were your best friends and available in that “call me anytime” way via skype, then your middle-of-the-night feedings might start to look a little bit like Worried that you’re holding your baby too much? A top pediatrician will reassure you. Have questions about if you’re producing enough breastmilk, […]

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Weekend outing: storytime at babyGap

January 24, 2013

Whitney is reading a modern twist on a classic children’s story as part of a great big awesome nationwide event to raise awareness and BOOKS for kids who otherwise wouldn’t have them. Awesome, right? She tells me that since The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit was written in British English, she’ll be donning an accent […]

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Amana Washer Dryer (giveaway closed)

January 2, 2013

My laundry room is sort of a mud room, which is a term I only recently learned from getting older and having friends with larger houses. The photo on the left is an example from my dear friend Martha Stewart, whose home to which I have been invited less than once. A mud room is […]

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Happy New Year 2013!

December 31, 2012

I choose to believe that this year of ’13 will be super lucky, and I wish you the same. Because, people, I’m gonna be FORTY so it can’t not be awesome. Inspired by my pal Sarah, I’m adding fortune cookies to my traditional New Year’s Eve to put everyone in the mood for an enlightened […]

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Thank you for existing, Urban Sitter!

December 7, 2012

Big thanks to Urban Sitter for their sponsorship this month. I’m writing this post so you know what they’re all about. The other night, Heather and I joined some other bloggers for dinner in San Francisco. We were nine ladies, crammed around two bistro-style tables, ordering burgers and sweet potato fries. Everyone had young kids […]

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