With schools across the nation closed and many normal extracurricular activities on hiatus, most families are spending a bit more time than usual in front of a screen. Some families might work hard to avoid an increase in screen time. But with the combination of more time spent at home, caregivers working from home without […]
I have been slowly gathering resources and ideas to keep our household running as smoothly as possible during these stressful times being stuck at home with kids. Here, you’ll find resources for stay at home kid activities, crafts for kids to do at home, and games to play! I anticipated these preparations when I first […]
Is giving birth in water safe? Does water birth reduce tearing? No need for water birth reviews. Here’s Tessa’s real-life water birth experience.
Every parent knows those days—the ones where your kid seems out of control and you just want to scream. But even on our kids’ worst days, we always like to believe that there are children out there who create bigger problems than ours. Who kick more, bite more, throw more tantrums, throw more everything. We […]
Most Christmas traditions for kids include Santa Claus, but not in every house. Here's how to not do Santa while keeping the magic of Christmas alive.
In many ways, I am a remarkably average mom. Married, suburban, driving around in a white minivan carting two elementary-age kids from one activity to another. I’m juggling the snack sign-ups, endless forms, and loads of laundry that come with parenthood these days. What isn’t always visible on the surface is parenting anxiety, coupled with […]