Homemade baby food shortcuts make DIY purees easier and still healthy, inexpensive: full fat organic yogurt & applesauce are the MVPs.
Date night with toddler: Here’s how to make it work without a babysitter and still maintain a semblance of a social life including a cocktail dress!
Wanna just buy one outright? I don’t blame you, I got tired just writing about all these awesome projects. Three super cute (gender-neutral) play kitchens on amazon are Melissa & Doug’s wooden kitchen (more compact) and Kid Craft red retro (more deluxe, also comes in turquoise!!) or this stainless set just like modern times. I also encourage […]
How to make adorable baby-shower ready painted onesies like we did. So easy and looks fantastic! Decorate baby clothes with fabric paint.
Our reader Deb wants to know how to introduce formula to her baby, Leah, who has been nursing almost exclusively. We have 3 tips to introduce formula and our other readers have lots more!
The best thing about teens and tweens is that they know everything and are unafraid to share their wisdom. My son doesn’t have a lot of thoughts on babies, but if you are struggling with a toddler at home, he has All The Answers. Just ask him. At age 10, my oldest child had lots of ideas […]
Help kids and babies stay safe from mosquitoes and ticks with pre-treated clothing, chemical bug repellant, and 5 more tips.
Taking a walk outdoors consistently offers mood-changing vibes to cranky little people, even from their earliest days on this planet. Toddlers who can do their own walking do so with more pride outdoors. But at some point, children are not as easily manipulated into going on something as vague as a walk and they want to […]
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My son is graduating from fifth grade next week and I have earned a diploma. Yes, for me. At this point, I have mad knowledge about what’s required to have a smooth year in elementary school. We have backup lunch boxes in case one is left at school. I have mantras I say to myself when we are late […]
A few years ago my friend Kristen Chase, one half of the duo behind Cool Mom Picks, gave me a word that I’ve since made part of my vocabulary: Dreader. A dreader is someone who looks toward the future with reluctance. This is not about wishing Monday morning would never come or feeling the heaviness of a to-do list […]
Ode to why I’m a better mom because of the bouncy seat: I’m fun, I have hands, I don’t stink, I cook, I have friends, and I eat food.