5 Things Type-A Moms Can Learn From Messy People

5 Things Type-A Moms Can Learn From Messy People
  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 at how messy people live, and although many of their habits aren't ones the organized moms among us would care to emulate (eating over...

We Love Bubbles in the Tub!

We Love Bubbles in the Tub!
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 love it as much as I did. To save time, we throw all three girls in the tub together at bath time. They actually fight over who has more bubbles on her side of the tub. Sigh. Soap makes bubbles Shampoo, too.

MOMS HELPING MOMS UPDATE: MORE HELP NEEDED IN LOUISIANA

MOMS HELPING MOMS UPDATE: MORE HELP NEEDED IN LOUISIANA
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 damaged. Many lost everything, and some of those affected did not have flood insurance as their homes were not lo

Make-Ahead Healthy Snacks Your Picky Eater Will LOVE

Make-Ahead Healthy Snacks Your Picky Eater Will LOVE
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 into a frustrating experience. Toddlers can be quite stubborn about their snacks, especially when out of their home environment and on t...

Five Reasons to Encourage Your Kids to Love Music

Five Reasons to Encourage Your Kids to Love Music
  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 to music. Make time to dance with your kids. Introduce them to favorite songs from your childhood. Buy musical instruments or fashi...