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essentials

51 fabulous ideas for fun (and slightly funned-out) moms!

Yes, momma, it’s summer. That time of year when you suddenly realize: 1)in your more-relaxed summer schedule, you haven’t done any of the fun summer activities you wanted to 2)You have done nearly every fun summer activity and you still have a month until you settle back into a fall schedule. read more

essentials

51 fabulous ideas for fun (and slightly funned-out) moms!

Yes, momma, it’s summer. That time of year when you suddenly realize: 1)in your more-relaxed summer schedule, you haven’t done any of the fun summer activities you wanted to 2)You have done nearly every fun summer activity and you still have a month until you settle back into a fall schedule. read more

we love

We Speak Mom Language, Part 2

We took to the streets to ask people if they knew the meaning of common mom-words. You know, that wide array of colorful words women learn when they become moms (it’s a super mommy power.) We posted the first set of videos already, but wanted to share the rest for your enjoyment. read more

kitchen

5 Tips For Cooking with Children

Cooking with small children. It used to give me a shudder up my spine. The mess. The arguments. The chaos. But I remember wearing matching gingham aprons with my grandma as we made homemade noodles, baked cakes, and chopped salads. She invited me into cooking as a small child and I cherish the memor read more

honestly

Setting Aside the “Hurry Up, We’re Late” Life

I noticed recently how many times I say “hurry, we’re late” in any given morning. One time hurry mode was traumatizing enough that it still makes me think twice about uttering that phrase. I was running through Target before school pickup, short on time as usual, and at the last minute, I reme read more