Tic tac toe is one of our family’s favorite games. It’s a simple game that all of us can play with ease and is fun for even my older kiddos. With warm summer months in full swing here in Northern Michigan, our front porch has been getting a lot of extra love while we play board games and sip on lemonade. Inspired by the warmer weather and our favorite game, I created a board game version of our beloved tic tac toe with a family twist courtesy of these fun photo sticker sheets.
Although most babies don’t start showing their pearly whites until they’re roughly 6-12 months old, the teething process can start rearing its ugly head as early as two months In addition to blood-curdling screams, excessive chewing, and sleepless nights, teething can also come with another unpleasant side effect; a rash. Here’s what you need to know: Read More “Things to Know About Teething Rash”
A hot and rainy day is both a paradox and an inconvenience. Summertime is supposed to be about sprinting through sprinklers and sunbathing, for crying out loud! Not to mention, attempting to dress in a way that shields you from the elements without dying of heat exhaustion is damn near impossible. Here’s what to wear when it’s muggy to the max, with style suggestions for you and your little: Read More “Rainy Summer Styles”
The cold, hard truth is this: all teenagers lie. They lie about who they’re dating, where they’re really going on a Saturday night, and whether or not they’re drinking your vodka and replacing it with water. But why? Even if you’re the coolest, most understanding mom in the history of cool moms, your kids may still fib on occasion. Here are some possible reasons:
We all have an idyllic vision of what The Fourth of July is supposed to look like. Kids running through sprinklers, grandiose parades with marching bands, and burgers sizzling on the grill. But Mother Nature is almost as unpredictable as tots in their terrible twos, so even America isn’t immune to having its birthday party ruined by the weather. In the event of a rainy Independence Day, these All-American movies are sure to be loved by kids and parents alike.
There’s no better way to honor the US of A than spending the day off playing some family-geared backyard games. These kid-approved activities pair perfectly with hot summer haze and barbecue days. An added bonus? They’re engaging and exciting enough to keep even the busiest of littles occupied all day long. Read More “Fourth of July Outdoor Activities”
I’m the mother of a blended family of seven. Yes, seven. And it sounds very shocking at first. Seven people. Seven personalities. Seven mouths to feed. But blended families aren’t always together, so I only have to feed seven people a few times a year, ha! And ours is further complicated because three of our five children live over 2300 miles away from us.
Showering a soon-to-be mother with gifts is a tradition that’s been around since the Renaissance era, but that doesn’t mean new mamas are sticking to status quo. The ever-so-creative millennial Moms (that’s you!) have come up with the greatest variation of the traditional baby shower ever. Behold: the adorably practical baby sprinkle. Read More “Baby Sprinkles 101”
As smile specialists, the team at Pinhole Press knows that one can never take too many photos. We believe in capturing the beauty of everyday happenings and once-in-a-lifetime moments alike. In the spirit of summer adventures, we’re sharing our favorite vacation shots from best-loved trips near and far, and giving away a photography package to one lucky winner!
Gymtimidation: It’s needing a buffer treadmill between you and that guy. You know, the one who’s sprinting at a speed of approximately one billion miles per hour and somehow hasn’t broken a sweat (?!) Toxic gym culture can leave many of us feeling uncomfortable, unmotivated, and defeated. But you deserve to conquer your workout without giving a single sh*t what anyone else is thinking. Here’s how: Read More “Conquering Gym Anxiety”