With the economy totally sucking, we’ve modified our babysitter retainer model slightly and are trying to have a few more date nights at home. If you thought it was totally unrealistic when I told you to put your kids to bed before 7pm and have a date-night, I feel you. Here are six slightly more […]
Those arm rolls. Those spaghetti straps. That face. 😍😍😍 #adfm #fatbaby #9monthsold #babiesofinstagram A photo posted by Karen Merzenich (@offthemeathook) on Oct 22, 2016 at 10:52am PDT We share our favorite photos on Instagram, but then where do they go? My Instagram feed has all kinds of things on it, but when I post a […]
Do your children ask you the same question 80 times in a row? My 5-year old does, and sometimes I think it’s due to her age — distracted, impatient, excited, forgetful, enthusiastic — and sometimes it’s because she’s hoping for a different answer. But little kid nagging is The Worst. Amirite? “Can I have a […]
If I have to critique the unicorn costume I made for baby Allie, I’d say that her horn is too big for her little head. Other than that, what she’s wearing is comfy and whimsical, and thankfully, she does not have the ability to criticize the way she’s been dressed. And unicorns? They are on […]
With an adorable eight-month old baby available to us, how could Heather and I not take advantage of being able to dress up Karen’s baby Allie in Halloween costumes for our annual Halloween blog posts? Behold 5 easy-peasy DIY baby Halloween costumes. I organized all the supplies and we headed over to Karen’s house with […]
I learned how to feed my baby fully while he was still asleep. It is called a Dream Feed and we all slept better because of it.
Sweet potatoes are a superfood and I love to feed them to my little toddler or older siblings. My technique is a bit sweet with no added sugar.
Babywearing International. This chapter-based organization serves as a resource in a couple hundred cities whose mission is to promote babywearing.
In addition to meetings where you can learn a ton, and try on carriers with help from experts, Babywearing International chapters offer lending libraries and have a local Babywearing Educator
If you have a picky toddler, it helps to try a ton of different things. Here are my go-to toddler meals and snacks for my 17-month old.
Practical ideas for first birthday parties from decorations to food solutions that aren’t too expensive. Happy first birthday to your baby!
When I have a long stretch of unstructured time, I just about lose my mind. I like to have goals and a to-do list, even if its someone else’s list. Running out of ideas for what to do with your baby during maternity leave? Here is my list of goals for you. Try to choose […]
Homemade baby food shortcuts make DIY purees easier and still healthy, inexpensive: full fat organic yogurt & applesauce are the MVPs.