How my misguided mom became my hero

How my misguided mom became my hero

I had a pretty contentious relationship with my mother growing up. She was a child of the 60s and found her identity in the feminist movement… to a fault. She never missed a chance to take a jab at men for suppressing women and ravaging the world in...
I raised a MONSTER!

I raised a MONSTER!

I have two daughters eight years apart. My oldest recently graduated college and is, unfortunately, back home living with me and my youngest again. HELP!!! She’s driving us crazy!! I’ll admit that Lisa has always been a little temperamental and emotional...
Top 10 baby names from 2017

Top 10 baby names from 2017

Now that the books are closed on 2017, we like to take a look back at the results and trends of popular names. It’s funny how much the two most reputable sites on the subject vary. Nameberry published their list at the end of November. It’s worth noting...
Baby Clothes: Essential vs Unessential

Baby Clothes: Essential vs Unessential

One of the most exciting things for a new mom is buying just the right little dress or onesie for her newborn baby. There’s nothing more adorable than buying the oh-so-cute ensemble that draws out the “Awwws” from family and friends. Having the most fashionable baby...
Why My Kids Need a Daily Routine

Why My Kids Need a Daily Routine

We are officially TWO weeks out from the first day of school.Yikes! This morning when my 6 year old and twin 2 year olds rolled out of bed at 9:00, I realized we better start getting back into routine. I know… I know… 9:00 AM for a 2 year old?!? I’ve been one of the...
14 Baby Names Going the Way of the DoDo Bird

14 Baby Names Going the Way of the DoDo Bird

Last week, baby name authority website, BabyCenter announced some interesting findings with names this year. Now, keep in mind that this isn’t based on very comprehensive data – it’s only comprised of the 200,000 names registered to their website. But,...