From the category archives:

Flippin’ awesome (For Boys)

Boys club: Roxanna from Frog & Snail Society

October 5, 2012

Roxanna Sarmiento is the mom of three beautiful boys and the founder of the The Frog & Snail Society, a lifestyle blog for everyone who has a boy in their life. She has been blogging since 2005 at places such as Babble and Cool Mom Picks. In addition to writing about her adventures throwing an Indiana […]

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An amazing prize package from BABYBJÖRN ($990 value)

July 26, 2012

To wrap up our series of tips for rookie moms, I am thrilled to present our most epic giveaway ever! In celebration of their 50th anniversary, BABYBJÖRN has provided a generous prize package worth $990 of goodies for one lucky reader: Travel crib light with organic sheet (choose any color) High chair (choose red or […]

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Sawyer’s picks: giggle round-up for June

June 30, 2012

Sawyer’s picks for baby toys: Though my ten month old can frequently be found trying to suck on chair legs, eat tiny Legos and gnaw on the tube of diaper cream, he also likes to play with age-appropriate toys. If I let him add all his favorite toys to the shopping cart, this is what […]

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New robot-themed bedroom

June 13, 2012

Without seeing the list of robot-bedroom recommendations Whitney put together while away at a conference, I bought nearly everything on her list. I can’t decide if she totally gets me or I’m just a bit cliche. Though I had to — and did — draw the line somewhere, I think I actually exceeded her recommendations […]

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Robot kid’s room recommendations

May 17, 2012

Heather told me that she wanted to turn it up to eleven with the robot decor in her sons’ room in their new house. I was at a conference where someone showed me how easy it is to curate a list of products into a post like this (using their special duper technology) so I […]

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Awesome vintage LEGO ad

January 1, 2012

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giggle link love: December edition

December 29, 2011

My December round-up is all about clothes for mama and baby. The Baby: As Sawyer outgrows some of the precious newborn and 0-3 month outfits, I want to reminisce about the teeny tiny wee little newborn clothes. giggle has some seriously adorable 100% cotton clothes in their Better Basics line. If you’re in favor of […]

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Toddler fun: sitting in boxes

December 28, 2011

To accommodate our holiday guests in our tiny dining room with its four-top table, my husband ordered a new camping table from Amazon.com. It arrived in a cardboard box big enough for a 7-year old boy and a 4-year old girl to lie down in. How do I know this? Because my kids got in […]

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5 gift ideas for LEGO lovers

December 15, 2011

My house is slowly being overrun with LEGO. Don’t get me wrong, I’m happy about it. Most of the time. We have other toys, of course, but nothing else comes close in terms of play value. Whereas the grandparents look at our stash and think, “these kids need some other toys!” I feel the exact […]

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5 gifts for crafty kids (without crafty parents)

December 1, 2011

If you have a DIY kid and you don’t have the time, energy, or interest to get crafty, here are five fun gift solutions: 1. Kiwi Crate Subscription Each month, a collection of hands-on activities based on a theme (like color, gardening, or dinosaurs) – including arts, crafts, science – arrive with all materials in […]

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3 craft projects for little dudes

September 29, 2011

While I was at the BlogHer Conference this summer, I had the opportunity to meet Angry Julie (who was actually quite pleasant). She told me about some of her fun boy-centric crafts and  projects and offered to share a few of them today. They look super fun and I am so grateful. I am not […]

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Inside our closet: What’s in my kids’ dress-up boxes

September 20, 2011

Today I thought I’d post pictures of what’s in my children’s costume stash. To say that our dress-up boxes overfloweth would be an understatement. But in my house, this stuff gets a lot of use. Some of the pieces are versatile and some are, well, just an astronaut helmet. First, the headwear collection. Wizard hats […]

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