Alexa is My Co-Parent

Considering getting an Amazon Echo? You should. You really, really should. Read more on why Alexa is the PERFECT lady robot/coparent at thesaltymamas.com.

Divide and Conquer

Ahh. It’s the weekend. Everybody’s home, there are activities galore, and it’s time for a well-deserved respite from the day-to-day.  The kids feel the difference in the air, and they start putting in requests. After all, there are no limits today- you want a popsicle? Sure. 76 hours of Peppa … Read More

A Relaxing Trip to the Cabin

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Laughing already? I am too. Once upon a time, Chad and I used to spend lazy summer weekends at his family cabin in the Sierra’s. We would pack up the car, drive a pleasant few hours, and plant ourselves in hammocks. I’d bring a stack of library books, eagerly anticipating … Read More

The DaddyQ

This summer, we will all gather for birthday parties, holidays, beach days, pool parties, cookouts and campouts. And at every single one of them, a version of this will occur: A cluster of women will be standing in a circle near a cluster of men. One of the women will … Read More

Family Breakfast: A Saturday Tradition

Once you’re running around with a herd of kids, some things just don’t happen if you don’t make them a priority. If you don’t give them the sacred status of a “family tradition.” Plans can be cancelled, but you don’t F with tradition. And so it is that every Saturday … Read More