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Tips & Tricks

Healthy Snacks for On-The-Go Kids

We are on the go a lot these days. School clubs, volleyball, soccer, Girl Scouts — last month included a total of 2 free days all month. Even with limiting the number of activities each girl can do, it is not uncommon to pick the girls up at school and head straight to the next […]

Deep Thoughts

Motherhood, Step One: Make Mom Friends

I became a mother at age 20, long before any of friends were even thinking about settling down. They were fantastic — moving our regular Must See TV night to our house, with the baby in the bouncer, inviting me out for girls’ night, and keeping me in the loop so I would still feel […]

Tips & Tricks

How To Get Your Kids To Tell You About Their School Day

“How was school?” “Fine.” “What did you do today?” “Nothing.” It’s a conversation happening in minivans around the world, every afternoon. If you want to really find out what your kids are doing at school all day, you’re going to have to change the questions. Or, you know, friend their teachers on Facebook. But, if […]

Reviews & Giveaways

Booking a Busy Summer (Plus KinderCare Learning Camps & Survey Results)

School’s out, and Momma’s on duty full time. For the next 12 weeks. Our summer calendar is filling up quickly—and I like it that way! There will be summer camp, Camp Grandma and a host of daily activities designed to keep me out of the loony bin. We have scheduled play dates, library events and […]

Tips & Tricks

How To Save Your Sanity This #Summer

School is out any day now and stay-at-home moms like me are starting to panic about what to do with all those kids. Your school calendar is made up of Scouts, lessons, rehearsals and other after school activities. You can anticipate what is coming and respond accordingly, but you don’t have to let chaos reign […]

Reviews & Giveaways

Laundry Tips for Busy Moms (Plus Home Ec 101 Book Review & #Giveaway)

I met Heather Solos at Blissdom last year, then had the chance to chat with her again at Blissdom this year. She is an absolute delight so when I was asked to review her new book, Home Ec 101, I jumped at the chance. Besides, if anyone can use help with housekeeping skills, it would […]

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