Parenthood can be especially hard for type-A women — those people who pretreat every stain, who use special boards to fold their t-shirts, and who alphabetize their cleaning supplies. Kids truly make keeping a tidy home next to impossible. So, if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em, right? Sort of. We took a hard look…Continue reading 5 Things Type-A Moms Can Learn From Messy People
What is it about bubbles anyway? Why do the bubbles at Gymboree last so long? I LOVED Mr. Bubble brand bubble bath as a kid. We had the powder kind. My kids still have Mr. Bubble though now it comes as a hypoallergenic liquid. Seems like they…Continue reading We Love Bubbles in the Tub!
MOMS HELPING MOMS: Lousiana flood victims 6,900,000,000,000 gallons of rain in one week. The devastation in Louisiana is now the worst natural disaster to strike the U.S. since Hurricane Sandy. With more rain forecast, the destruction could continue. It is estimated the clean up will cost $30 million or more. At least 40,000 homes were…Continue reading MOMS HELPING MOMS UPDATE: MORE HELP NEEDED IN LOUISIANA
Do you have a picky eater? Do you worry your child is not eating enough healthy foods? Pickiness often surfaces around the time toddlers start to feed themselves. They realize all of a sudden they have some control over their young lives. Convincing a child to eat something simply because it is healthy frequently turns…Continue reading Make-Ahead Healthy Snacks Your Picky Eater Will LOVE
Most kids enjoy listening to music. Whether playing, singing along, dancing or just tapping a toe in time, music is FUN. If you child likes music, encourage and nurture their enthusiasm! Fill your child’s life with as many melodies as you can. Play different radio stations in the car and sing along. Cook and clean…Continue reading Five Reasons to Encourage Your Kids to Love Music