Activity #342: Make some easy kids pants

How to make toddler pants from a tshirt: a 30-minute sewing project, start to finish

I did this project and wrote the post for the first time when my now ten-year old was as pictured above, after being inspired by tinyhappy who displayed inspiring before and after pictures of her tshirts made into pants! Now, let’s celebrate my success, people. I took this long-sleeved t-shirt belonging to Ryan, and while […]

Links rookie moms should know about {Spring Edition}

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+ I got oodles of compliments on this purple dress from Modcloth, so I thought I’d post the {affiliate} link here. Pictured: Heather in nearly the same dress;  me in my purple one; Elan Morgan of Schmutzie.com; and Natasha, The Stay-at-Home Feminist. + This is cute for the nursing mamas: Dry Erase newborn feeding tracker. […]

Notes on potty-training a 21-month old

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This post was first published in 2009 when I wanted a medal for having two potty-trained children. Since then, thousands of toddler moms have arrived at this page searching for the keywords potty-training a 21-month old. Here’s my story. Well, the first note is that the deed is done. Miss Scarlett is wearing diapers only during […]

Mom 2.0 Summit in Arizona. Just wow.

Mom 2.0 Summit Red Carpet at Iris Awards Baby Rabies and friends

Otherwise known as reconnecting with friends, business connections, inspiration, and random fangirl moments at the 2015 Mom 2.0 Summit Pretty sure @rookieheather would be ok hanging here forever. @fairmontscotsdl A photo posted by Anna Fader (@mommypoppins) on Apr 29, 2015 at 7:09am PDT Last week, I had the extreme pleasure of attending a four-day getaway […]