Playgrounds? I’m So Done With You

There was a very dark and boring period of time before spring when I couldn't wait for playground weather. We'd been cooped up so long, confined to indoor playdates and play spaces for too long. We all wait for this every year, right? (And surely our kids do, too.) Last year our summer playground events … Continue reading Playgrounds? I’m So Done With You

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Don’t Child-Proof Your House – “Fake-ize” Your House

For the second time in two days, Baby has spilled spices on the kitchen floor. Things like mustard powder and chili pepper flakes aren't the best things for a baby to spill and potentially sample, am I right? (Let's not talk about the time she unscrewed the jar of almond extract.) Who let Baby into … Continue reading Don’t Child-Proof Your House – “Fake-ize” Your House

Spring Bucket List: Mid-season Check (And Giveaway Winner Announced!)

Remember when I posted about my family goals for spring? I made a mental note to check up on our progress midway through spring ... ... and holy cow we're halfway to summer, you guys! June 21 is coming at us like a roaring F/A-18. Yikes! I have just six more weeks to work through … Continue reading Spring Bucket List: Mid-season Check (And Giveaway Winner Announced!)

Best Gotta-Have-It Non-Baby Items for Mothers

There are hundreds of listicles for "What Every New Mom Needs For Baby," and I've already called out some some popular items I think are totally BS. That got me thinking about what things parents really need but just never make it onto the baby registry. These are the items every baby household really benefits from having, … Continue reading Best Gotta-Have-It Non-Baby Items for Mothers