There’s a hilarious and right-up-to-the-line of inappropriate viral video about moms and swimsuits out there this week. It’s hilarious because it is true. Most swimsuits out there just aren’t designed for a normal mom who wants to have a normal day at the beach (i.e., swimming, chasing kids, fixing lunches, changing diapers, moving around and not…… Continue reading 5 Reasons to Make Peace With the Mommy Swimsuit
We went camping as a family for the first time last week. Two kids. Two nights. Three adults (all the praise hands, a dear friend visited from Chicago and braved the wilds with our brood). I’ll admit, I was a little terrified. Part of my fear was borne from a childhood of camping trips. We made…… Continue reading 10 Tips for Camping with Kids
We live in a smallish space. 1200 square feet, to be exact. If you live in NYC, you may be thinking, “That’s enormous!” If you live anywhere else, you probably think that’s on the tinier side. A small space can be a challenge. For one thing, by the time it’s 6:30am my kids are READY TO GO (because…… Continue reading 10 Tips for Small Space Living
Kid, midway through a day at the zoo: “My shoe is gone. It’s been gone for awhile.”
Often I learn things the hard way. Example 1: I learned not to wash the preschooler’s red Iron Man shirt with light-colored clothing. Duh. (On the plus side, we now have lots of pink socks.) Example 2: I learned to avoid telling someone recently diagnosed with Celiac disease, “It’s okay, it’s actually way easier than being diabetic!” because it turns…… Continue reading 5 Things to Avoid in Your Blog Bio
Four words: weekend away, no kids.
Asking a kid to put on their own shoes when they don’t want to.