Huggies Little Snugglers: From the First Hug to the #SecondHug and a Million Hugs After #ad

In case of a zombie apocalypse, Sam’s Club is the place I want to be. Shopping malls may be a little shinier and more refined, but I’m much more comforted by the towering stacks featuring giant packages of..well, everything you could possibly want and some things you didn’t even realize you needed! In the meantime … Read more

Greta the Fox Wooden Swing

Who doesn’t love the freedom of swinging through the air, watching the ground blur by beneath your feet? Every little kid deserves a swing in the yard to experience this joy. One thing I’m not a huge fan of are the gaudy plastic modern swingsets. This wooden swing from Greta Fox is a nice change. … Read more

A Month of Gratitude, Day 2: My Girls.

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Here’s the thing: I never wanted to be a mother. I knew this always, from the beginning of memory onward. Maybe it’s because we grew up rough, maybe it’s because I saw the world as a writhing, painful, grasping place to which I would never subject a fragile new life. But I always knew. This … Read more

Equal parts silly and smart.

So we were playing hide and go seek, which involves her crawling under the chair I’m sitting in and loudly ordering me to count. Then I’m supposed to run all over the place, opening doors, peeking in cabinets, frantically trying to find her- while she giggles uncontrollably under the chair. She pops out and stand … Read more

Graco Pack n Play Playard Jetsetter

While I received this product for free, the opinions and thoughts included in this review are my own. When my older girls were born, it seems like there were far less products that so thoughtfully addressed the actual needs of babies and stressed-out parents (or perhaps I just wasn’t aware of them at the time). … Read more

Surprise Ride Kids Craft Subscription Box Review + Giveaway! Ends 10/16

It takes quite a bit to stand out among the current plethora of box subscription services. It seems like they’ve popped up for every possible niche you can think of- and many you’d never even knew existed. From the fun name onward, I feel like Surprise Ride might have what it takes to survive past … Read more

Bullying Victims Should “Grow a Pair”

A pair of wings so they can flutter off into the sunset while avoiding their tormenters? A pair of machetes so they can so they can slice off a few heads? Ohhhh right. They should grow a pair of Magical Testicles, take it like a man, snitches get stitches. Excuse me while I vomit. This … Read more