Spoiler alert: There are a few answers to this big thorny question but they all circle back to the primary advice –> Go ahead and hold your baby.
Twins, baby bunching, third baby, middle child. If you have more than one rookie baby, this section is for you.
Homemade play-dough is cheaper, it’s safe, it’s edible, and it’s great for people like me who don’t have too many toys in their house.
I grew up in Ohio and moved to California for big adventure and a change of pace. Well, I got it. I married Alec, who hails from Boston, and within a year had a baby and set up house thousands of miles from my family. Not just any baby, but a baby who cried. And […]
Thanks to blender brood mom Tatiana Guerreiro Ramos for letting us republish this post from her blog. Raisins in between the pads of the dogs’ paws. Stickers on their fur, in places they can’t reach. Dried bubble-blowing solution, somehow, behind their ears – like doggie perfume, perhaps? Water surrounding the water bowl, splashed over the edge […]
This post was sponsored by Playtex Baby. All opinions, experiences, and photos are my own. When the Playtex brand asked for real moms to review the new Diaper Genie Expressions diaper pail, Whitney and Heather knew that with two little dudes in diapers, I would not only be excited to try a new Diaper Genie […]
Questions to ask yourself to further explore your ideal family size. Is a another child right for you?
How to save money when you throw a fun, memorable, and age-appropriate, but cheap birthday party for your 3-year old. Or any age.
I have what is frequently called “one of each”. That is, my two children are two different genders. Sometimes I cannot suppress my desire to gift them matching outfits, but it’s not easy to source these things. Old Navy does not release the same print across all their sizes categories at the same time. Believe […]
Thanks to BabyBjӧrn for sending Karen a Baby Carrier One Outdoors just in time for her trip to Malaysia and Bali with a six-month old. I have two young kids, but we are not really a stroller kind of family. We live on a very steep hill in busy San Francisco and there are lots […]
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.
Baby and beach is not always a perfect combination. Sandy and hot with no place to safely put baby down. Check out this hack: use a travel crib!
This past Thursday, when Alec had his Dad’s Night Out, I decided to really roll the dice and take both toddlers (age one and two) out to a restaurant by myself. It was pretty fun. I tried to call it our Big Adventure, but Holden said we shouldn’t call it a ‘venture. So I asked, […]