From the category archives:

Moms Night In

Activity #470: Pick your flix

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Here’s a fun little activity to squeeze in during naptime this week. This suggestion was excerpted from the book If You Give a Mom a Martini…100 Ways to Find 10 Blissful Minutes for Yourself: Update your Netflix queue–it’s surprisingly relaxing. “Accidentally” delete any movies chosen by your husband that feature Angelina Jolie wearing leather. Intentionally […]

Mominatrix Resolution (and you can win!)

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If you have been getting a little behind in your Mominatrix-inspired sexual resolution, we totally feel you. This has been hard. We’re not exactly on top of these daily challenges ourselves. In case reclaiming your mama mojo is not enough motivation for you to stay up past 10pm, we’re going to sweeten the deal for […]

Commit to a sexual resolution

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Our friend and once-rookie mom Kristen Chase, aka The Mominatrix, has challenged moms across the nation to participate in a 30-day program during which we’ll have one new task per day, all aimed to improve your sex life and self confidence. Tomorrow’s challenge? Wear a thong. And make sure your partner knows it. I think […]

Activity #533: Host a gnarly 80s party

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At the BlogHer conference, I grabbed a great stack of paper with swell ideas for mommy self-care called “Pamper Yourself for Less” created by Kim Danger of mommysavers.com. One of my favorite ideas is for a girls’ night in called Girls Just Wanna Have Fun. Here are Kim’s tips: Host a totally gnarly 80s party, […]

Plan a Mommy Playdate

During my first pregnancy, I learned the term “NMS” on the BabyCenter message boards. This means “not my style,” as in, “You want to decorate your baby’s room in a rockabilly theme? That sounds like fun, but NMS.” Or, if someone is planning to name their son Clifford, again, fine, but NMS. It’s like, I’m […]