Now that the kids are a little older, we're back to a pastime we loved long before the babies arrived- going to the movies. It's always been an expensive hobby- once you factor in tickets and concessions, you're looking at a decent $40 price tag. But now that we've got double the people in tow? We're looking for creative ways to save money at the movies wherever we can find them. Once we were ... Read More about How to Save BIG Money on a Family Trip to the Movies
I am the mother of a strong-willed daughter. The proud, frustrated, and exhausted mother, if I'm being honest, but that little girl? She is my heart. My daughter is brave and kind and resourceful. She is ferocious and stubborn and unmovable. She is smart and funny and loyal. She is hard. It is possible for her to be all those things at once, and I love each little part of her. For ... Read More about Things I Want You to Know About My Strong Willed Daughter
It's raining here. Again. And as Southern California Mamas, we are the first to admit that we are NOT used to it. Like, we barely own umbrellas kind of not used to it. So at the first sign of a sprinkle we're making sure the kids actually have jackets and are scrambling to try to keep the family dry. As usual, we thought about ourselves last. We had no idea how to survive a rainy day inside with ... Read More about Rainy Day Survival Guide – for Moms!
Okay, okay hear- me out. I'm not a total MONSTER. I don't actually WANT babies to cry. But let's face it, ladies and gentlemen, it doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out how to make a baby cry. Actually, the mere fact of trying to get a baby to STOP crying will probably show you a million more ways to make them cry in the first place. I think we have this idea as mothers- especially new ... Read More about How to Make a Baby Cry in 9 Easy Steps
If you've got little ones at home, you'll know how stinking hard it is to entertain tiny children. We coordinate all the activities for them, we buy the toys, we play with them and try to teach them things. But at the end of the day, entertaining toddlers is a lot of work, and sometimes we need a little break. That's where bathtime- and the best bath toys for toddlers!- come in. When the day is ... Read More about Make Bathtime More Fun with the Best Bath Toys for Toddlers