Parenting

How to Inspire Your Daughter To Be a Real Life SuperheroSponsored content

One of the reasons I think so many girls are completely enamored by the concept of superheroes—myself, included—is that they are just like us. They’re seemingly regular people who happen to have a secret identity with powers or talents they’ve honed to help others. So, really, anyone could be a superhero AND THAT IS SO […]

Parenting

The Hell That Is Spirit Week and How to Properly Prepare For It

When you have your first child’s first Spirit Week at preschool, it’s ridiculously cute. Pajama Day, Crazy Hair Day, Crazy Sock Day—it’s one week of silliness that you’re all doing together. It’s novel. It’s picture-worthy. But holy crackers and cheese, does it get old fast. I’m on my approximately 784th Spirit Week, and in the spirit […]

Style

Kids Are Making Dressing Like Grandparents Cool Again

One of my favorite things that is happening right now that fills my soul with sunshine and butterscotch is the trend of kids dressing like grandparents. Who saw the senior citizen sect becoming the fashion icons of the under-eighteens? Sure as heck not me. Not that I’m complaining! I am in LOVE with this look, […]

Parenting

14 Reasons My Back Hurts Today

If there’s one thing we parents say more than anything it’s, “WOW my back hurts today.” No matter how spritely we were before building a family, having small humans that need or want carrying and the fact that we are getting older every single day takes its toll on the long, rickety vertebrae puzzle behind […]

Parenting

The Lies All Moms Tell Themselves on The First Day Back to School

Honesty is the best policy—unless you’re trying to comfort yourself amidst the madness of back-to-school. Moms are the worst offenders because we’ll assure ourselves of pretty much anything in order to check something off of our To Do Lists. We are the planet’s biggest optimists until the first day of school is actually happening, because […]

Parenting

21 Things I Definitely Do Not Recall Putting in My Purse

Graduating from functional diaper bags to their way-cuter cousin the handbag has a way of making moms feel like they’ve successfully leveled-up in parenting. You can finally step up style-wise, getting around with the bare necessities in something fashionable instead of a fugly, many-pocketed beast bursting with sherpa-level just-in-casies. You think you’re finally free, finally […]