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Simple Life Hacks to Reduce Water Consumption

There’s no question that most of us waste water in insane quantities. And there’s a crisis when it comes to the availability of clean water in some places of the world, whereas in others we literally let it slip down the drain. Water is so important, and there are many things that we can do […]

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 […]

Nutrition

How to Break the Stress Eating Cycle

Like many other moms, I can watch what I eat perfectly during the day until my kids go to bed. But something about finally getting to sit down and relax in silence makes me crave carbs and sugar like crazy. With the TV remote in one hand and a bag of chips in the other […]

Food

The Health Benefits of the Celery Juice Trend

As a (very) busy mom of three kids, I am always on the go and I never have time for nutritious meals unless it’s dinner and I am forcing my family to have some bonding time over tater tots and fish sticks. So, when I heard that celery juice is having a moment thanks in […]

DIY

DIY Day of the Week Underwear for Kids and Tweens

Emotions are running high in my house this year. If one of my girls isn’t rolling her eyes, then the other one is sticking out her tongue. And, fine, I’ll admit that some of those eye rolls, deep sighs, and scowls come from me, too. But, there’s also a lot of laughing, blown kisses, and […]