#momlife; tips for finding mom and life balance with kids [part 2]

Alright, you’re here because you’re crazy like me and have more than one kid, and you need to get a handle on balancing #momlife and your life. It’s hard, trust me, but IT CAN BE DONE. Before I go any further- if you only have one little wonderful human, check out this post about balancing …

this season’s hottest mom-essory [aka baby wearing]

disclaimer: this post contains some affiliate links, which means if you click and subsequently buy something, I get affiliate income (at no cost to you). Not all the links are affiliate links. Please see our privacy policy for further details.  JK. It’s every season’s hottest accessory. Baby wearing. In addition to the fact that I …

24hr family weekend get-away [with FREE printable]

When we moved south one of our goals was to ‘travel more’ – I know, it’s so vague. What does that mean? If it meant to spend more time in the car, well then, check, goal accomplished. I spend an hour in the car in the morning and afternoon just to get the kids to …

birthday party woes

My oldest is turning 5 this month and all I can say is fuck. I miss the days when we would play hooky and do a fun family activity like a trip to the aquarium or something indoors, because the poor kid was born in January. We’d grab a pizza or something easy on the …

how to survive your first playdate

The time has come, your child is old enough to request a play date. In lieu of flowers, please leave booze, the good stuff.  Once you figure out the game of tetris that is sorting out who the kids parents are, and how to reach out to them (i.e. leaving a note in their cubby). I’ve never handed …

the moment when you know you’re doing something right as a parent

In an article I had written a while back about parent shaming, I addressed the point that as parents, we are our own worst critics. I am confident enough in this statement to say that if you haven’t found yourself questioning at least one choice you’ve made as a parent, then you aren’t doing it …

#parentsunite – conquering the threenager

Threenager. A term I had never heard of until we were about half way through his 3rd year. It was a simple silly word that made me feel somewhat better about the way my son was behaving. It gave me a reminder that I was not alone – if someone else had coined the phrase threenager, …