When I think of spring, I think of two things: cleaning and flowers. Since I don’t have much luck with plants, I’d like to share a few ways to start preparing for spring cleaning ahead of schedule to help...
Teaching a child to use the toilet is harrowing. The accidents, the time spent in the bathroom, the smells... Then, your child throws you a curveball. It first happened on the little SOS potty I keep in my car for up to...
'Tis the season for packing the car up, shoving wrapped presents into suitcases, and trying to juggle seeing as much family as possible. Let's be honest, the kids just do not seem to understand why we do this to...
I'm officially at the age and stage of my life where lame things excite me. Or rather, things that would have seemed lame to me a decade ago but now complete me in a way I would have never...
I'm that girl with 150k unread emails on my phone, 28k photos in my camera roll, seven versions of the same person in my contacts, and well that girl who always has to ship something via Amazon Prime to...
Since the dawn of the industrial revolution, washing and drying clothes has become substantially easier. We're no longer beating articles of clothing against rocks by the creek or fighting the elements to dry our clothes on lines. Modern-day machines...
In a family with two growing kids, it feels like we are always at the grocery store. We have stumbled upon a "new to us" grocery store that is budget-friendly and also has everything we need. But, before you...
Will the aromatic assault ever end? When you're pregnant, smells are extra sharp and often make you nauseous. After baby's arrival, diapers are putrid. Once they're big enough to giggle about it, passing gas is another thing to worry about. Then,...
Friends, I'm afraid it's group fundraiser season again. The kiddos are bringing music booster fundraiser kits home, with visions of incentive prizes dancing in their heads. The Cub Scouts are at the gas station, hawking delicious caramel popcorn. Before...