Allow me to suggest a two-pronged approach for the very best ready-to-meet-every-challenge diaper bag packing: the daily bag & backup.
Our brains just work better in list format. Here, let me list some good ones: 52 adventures for your baby’s first year, 13 questions to ask instead of “Are you pregnant?”, 8 flexible jobs for Stay-at-home-moms, and 52 super places to take a busy toddler.
As I document year after year, I am a bit obsessed with family holiday cards. (See the ones I actually sent out in 2011.) I love receiving them, so I feel obligated to send them. This isn’t an obligation I resent, actually. I look forward to selecting them and mailing them out. I realize MANY people […]
This post was sponsored by Well Beginnings. I want to thank Well Beginnings for inviting me to experience their new diaper line at a daytime party filled with happy babies and holiday treats. This early Christmas party got me thinking about the joys and stresses of having a brand new baby at the holidays! So, […]
52 great things to do with toddlers before they turn two. 35: Hardware Store. More weekly challenges and ideas.
Gulp! My friend Natalie is forcing me to admit that not everything under the sun can be found on Amazon. Natalie Gordon, mom of two young boys and founder of BabyList, shares her favorite registry picks from all over the Internet. At BabyList you can put Any Thing from Any Where on your registry, so why […]
For rainy or snowy days with little kids, you don’t have to be stuck inside counting the minutes until your partner gets home. There are at least 49 things more fun to do together! Let me explain. Yes, I realize my daughter might not forgive me for this picture later in life. But she was […]
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.
It is no secret I love the book, Parent Hacks: 134 Genius Shortcuts for Life with Kids; I absolutely inhaled it when I first read it and laughed as I learned new solutions to old pesky problems. Before we celebrated with a launch party playdate, I had already read the whole thing and implemented a bunch of […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Our list of flexible jobs for stay-at-home moms who want to be work-from-home-moms is not exhaustive, but it is a start. Join the many…