Human Trafficking is Real. Here’s How to Prevent Your Kids from Falling Victim
No doubt you’ve seen that one scary post your friend has shared on Facebook–the one where she feels she was followed by a strange person in a parking lot or store, and worried that person was tied somehow into a human trafficking ring.
Motherhood is Messy. Thankfully I Know How to Clean it Up.
It should come as a surprise to no one that massive amounts of watermelon and birthday cake do not mix well in any environment, especially if said environment is your toddler’s stomach, shortly before bedtime.
Bingo! This Artist Nails Motherhood
I was hysterically laughing when I came across this illustration by artist Chelsea Larsson, who clearly has the hilarity of many moms’ breast-pumping realities down pat, as well as just about every other wackadoo scenario that motherhood encompasses.
When it All Goes to Plan
Aaah. The Birth Plan. I admittedly have a complex relationship with this whole concept, given that my first birth plan would have been better used as bird cage lining than anything resembling an actual, it-will-happen-this-way “Plan.”
Top Ten Amazon Products for Toddlers
Here we are again with Baby #3–firmly in the Curious Toddler Stage.
The Tiny Comedians Among Us
Remember that TV show “Kids Say the Darndest Things?” It was such a wild success because there has never been a truer statement about raising children.
Are We Giving Motherhood a Bad Name?
This past Thursday I woke up at 6:30 between four pale pink walls, shivering underneath a paper-thin polka dot sheet, with Wedding Ariel (for beginners, that’s The Little Mermaid after she’s no longer a mermaid–#sellout) wedged between my hip and the mattress.
Colorful and Cute Back-to-School Clothes For Little Girls
The kiddos started school last week (Bonus: I didn’t forget my daughter’s first day of school this year!), and we have all been adjusting to their new schedules and getting things ready for their new school years.
Apparently We All Want to Look Like Puppies (or, Snapchat Dysmorphia and Why it Sucks For Our Girls)
TL;DR: It’s about “Snapchat Dysmorphia,” a new term used to describe a condition in which people are beginning to expect–to want–ourselves to look as perfect IRL as we do on our Snapchat (or Instagram) filters.
The Good-Enough Mantra
Frequently on this blog and on my social media channels, you’ll find me making fun of myself. If anyone out there is keenly aware of her faults as a mom and person, it’s me.