All posts by: Tessa Kirkpatrick

Kids Shows and Movies to Watch that Won’t Make You Pull Your Hair Out

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... Read More

Stay at Home Kid Activities to Get You Through COVID-19

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... Read More

Tessa’s Water Birth Went Nothing Like Planned, but It Was Perfect

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.... Read More

I’m THAT Kid’s Mom. Here’s What I Wish You Knew.

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... Read More

Christmas Traditions for Kids When You Don’t Do Santa

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.... Read More

Dealing with Anxiety as a Mom: Not Quite Trapped In the Wallpaper

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... Read More