If you’re a new Mom, you know that most words of wisdom from veteran Mamas sound something like this: “This is just a phase” or “Take plenty of pictures!” or the best yet: “Just find a group of Mom friends to commiserate with and you’ll survive.” Sounds like solid enough advice, but what do you do if you don’t have any Mom friends?
The end of summer is always a bummer, even if you’re excited about upcoming pumpkin patch outings and sweater weather. For kids, Autumn means that a new school year is on the horizon, which brings about feelings of excitement, anticipation, and nervousness. To make the transition easier, here are some fun lunch box ideas for the new school year. Read More “Fun Kids Lunch Ideas”
Are you a “yes” woman? Do you hastily commit to sh*t that you don’t even want to do because you feel obligated to show up for friends, family, or acquaintances? You’re not alone. Here are our best tips for finding a happy medium between being busy and burnt out.
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”
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”
Self-care: we know it’s instrumental to our sanity. But the mom life is a busy one, so there’s seldom time for regularly scheduled nail appointments, yoga classes, or drinks with friends. Here are some simple ways to sprinkle self-care into your everyday routine, even when you have literally no time to breathe. Read More “Basic Self-Care Tips for Busy Moms”
No sane parent wants to receive a negative phone call from their child’s school principal. It totally feels like the end of the world when you discover that your sweet baby is acting in a way that you find irreprehensible. In fact, many parents react defensively upon hearing that their son or daughter is causing distress to others. “Not my kid!”, they say. But what do you do when your child truly is the bully? Read More “My Kid is The Bully. What Do I Do?”
Whether you’re a full-time SAHM or work outside of the home, you’re probably not opposed to the idea of making a little extra cash. Thanks to the internet, we not only have parenting memes, but we also have access to lots of online platforms. These platforms make it easier for employers to connect with talented people, like you! Here are our favorite ways to make some extra dough: