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Ooo Baby Baby: Baby Gear Recommendations for 2 Under 2

When you have two babies in two years you learn the ins and outs of baby supplies pretty darn quickly. Well, truth be told, by the second child and through a lot of trial and a lot more error you learn Read more…


When To Move Your Toddler Into a Big Kid Bed

When to move your toddler into a big kid bed

Conventional wisdom says you should move your toddler out of his crib and into a big kid bed when he can climb out of the crib. That seems smart. #Safety. But did you know that you can move him into Read more…


A Working Mom’s Guide to Doing it All (Terribly)

Being a working mom is rewarding but hard. We have to "do it all." And some days it won't be pretty.

Working moms get this question a lot: “How do you do it all?” It ALL. That’s daunting. And for this working mom, I do “do it all.” But sometimes I’m doing it all TERRIBLY. Da Bomb (Cyclone) This winter the bomb Read more…


Who Bit My Sister?

Norah has gotten bit at daycare a couple times this fall. I’m not psyched about it, but I understand. 1 year old kids don’t have a fully developed vocabulary to verbalize their feelings. They are also still trying to push Read more…


Autumn So Hard: A Very Toddler Fall

Autumn with toddlers

We’ve been autumning REAL hard. So hard that this is now my second post about fall. Nope, third. Is there any other season that sets such high expectations for appropriate/required activities? If you don’t like the beach, summer gives you Read more…


Tales of a Crazy Cat(less) Lady

I am very allergic to cats, and as a result have never really cared for them all that much. As a species, felines don’t really seem all that bent out of shape about it though. I guess the feeling is Read more…


The Sibling Love Hug Tackle: Our Story on Huggies.com!

There's nothing like the love of a sibling.

Our family is on the Huggies website! Dude! How cool is that? This summer I was contacted by a writer doing an article for Huggies on first hugs between siblings. She wanted to feature me as one of the moms Read more…


A Homemade Halloween (Kind Of)

At two years old Jack has decided that he is old enough to pick out his own Halloween costume. Good parents would see this as an exciting and sweet milestone marking a step towards independence. However, I see it as Read more…


Toddlers Don’t Sit: A Long Beach Island Vacation Recap

Vacationing with two toddlers at the beach is not for the faint of heart. Or for those with a sub par fitness level. Fortunately one of our toddlers has a pretty healthy respect for the ocean and the other can’t run Read more…


Am I Hungry Enough to Eat That?

I have a long commute to work. Like “bring water and other survival supplies” long. It’s not horrible though because I can pretend to be intellectual and listen to NPR, pretend to be cool and listen to Kiss 108 nodding Read more…