School craft: Backpack tags

This September (why so late, Texas?), both of my children will be heading down the street to the Mother's Day Out preschool program, or, as one commen...

What are the good non-commercialized movies for kids?

We live in a movie house, or well, we did before we had kids. I enjoy movies much more than I do television shows, to an extent. (As I've found with m...

Homemade "match game" for toddlers

I'm constantly looking for new ways to keep my daughter entertained during the day. At just-turned-three, she's not at the age where she understands h...

Blogger of the Day: The Bloggess

I, like many other women (and men) in the blog world, just returned from Chicago and the BlogHer conference. Besides getting to meet a few of my "co-w...

Going from the sippy to the cup

When my daughter was about 13-months-old, we had a battle of the wills regarding the sippy cup. Basically, we wanted her to take it and she did not. I...

Jennifer Weiner expecting second baby

I started reading Jennifer Weiner's books several years ago and, I have to admit, I'm a big fan of her work. I remember reading her personal blog rega...

Sometimes, I just want to toss it all

When it comes to pregnancy and parenting, I often find myself encouraging other women not to beat themselves up over things. If you want a coffee whil...

Travels with Toddlers: Wear those suckers out!

This week, we're heading out of town with my two toddlers. This car trip, which normally takes eight hours for two adults, will easily take over ten w...

SouleMama's book on pre-order

One of my favorite things about reading blogs is the whole behind-the-scenes aspect. It is so much fun to find a blogger and see them get a book deal ...

Traveling without kids? Get your papers ready.

This week, my husband and I will pack up the kids and drive over ten hours to begin our vacation. After spending a few days with the in-laws, we will ...

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