You know that saying “it takes a village”? Well these days, it seems like our Mom Tribes have gotten pretty sparse. With people living farther away from their families and everyone having insanely busy schedules, it can be difficult to find the support that we all need sometimes. Plus if you’re anything like me, you’re […]
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The holidays are upon us and for most families, it’s the happiest time of the year. Kids can be cajoled into doing almost anything with just a reminder of Santa’s imminent arrival. Yes, it gets busy with lengthy gift lists and special events, but there’s an underlying level of giddiness in the air. This has […]
Thanksgiving is coming! It’s the busiest time the year for people to drive or fly to see their loved ones for the weekend. Then we all franticly get home to get back to work and school. While Thanksgiving is supposed to be about thankfulness, and spending time with family you haven’t see all year, for […]
In this spooky season of trick-or-treating, let’s talk about the ultimate trick-or-treat: Potty Training (insert horror movie scream here). I think potty training is kind of like trick-or-treating for parents. There are special clothes, you have to ask extra politely, and there’s LOTS of candy involved. For some of you, this is a breeze (and […]
Is it weird I look back on my childhood and miss going out to play? I would ride bikes, climb trees, play Kick-The- Can (does anyone remember what that is?) and do it all day everyday with the neighborhood kids until dinner time. I had an amazing childhood and remember thinking, “I can’t wait […]
Ever feel like as soon as your kids go back to school, daycare, or mother’s day out, they come home with some mega-germ that leaves them sick for a week? Yup! It happens to us every year. my son with his germ carrier backpack Now I have a two year old in preschool, along with […]
Even for a supply lover like me (another pack of post-it notes? Don’t mind if I do), the frenzy of Back-To-School shopping can take it’s toll on the emotions and the wallet!