FINDS! Back-to-School supplies that slipped your mind.


Chances are, school already started for your kiddos. Chances are, you already bought and got all your back-to-school supplies. Chances are, none of the stuff listed below was on your list. Chances are, you’re gonna think the stuff listed below is pretty fun and functional. Here’s a fast & furious showcase of fabulous back-to-school supplies that […]

Back to Preschool: 5 reasons I’m bummed… and the thing that will make it better.


Yes, I’m a bit bummed about heading back to preschool soon. Sue me. Whaaaaat?!? I know… it’s not normal. Every mom in the universe and beyond will soon demand written proof of my sanity. “I can’t WAIT for school to start!” said one of my exasperated mom-friends when I saw her a few days ago. “I’m […]

10 fast time-saving tips for busy moms!


I LOVE wasted time. L.O.V.E. I.T. (Please say my sarcasm is loud and clear.) Time is the most valuable component of motherhood… period. There are 24 hours in a day, and even though most of us wish there were more hours (mostly so that we could use it for sleeping or watching brain-numbing television to somehow recharge […]

DIY Baby Shower Gift Idea, $50 Target GIVEAWAY!


Tired of gifting the same baby registry items for your pregnant friends expecting buns in the oven? On the hunt for a fabulous and frugal DIY baby shower gift idea? Shake things up and whip up some cupcakes… using baby onesies. It’s a DIY baby shower gift that’s easy (no mess!), inexpensive and absolutely darling. You can credit […]

FIND! Mixed Up Clothing (for girls & boys)


Bold prints. Comfy design. Moderately priced. Fabulous message. Let me tell you: I love me some Target and Nordstrom (like you all who visit this site don’t already know that) but Mixed Up Clothing for girls and boys is what’s happening on so many new levels I barely even know where to start. So I’ll just […]

FIND! Itzy Ritzy Breastfeeding Infinity Scarf {giveaway}


All of you who’ve known me and been reading here for a while know how I opted out of the thing that’s seemingly pushed on encouraged for all new mothers these days. (I stand by my choice and I’m not ashamed to say that I didn’t nurse my babies… if you want to, do. If you […]

FAMOUS! Jenni Pulos, ‘Grin and Bear It’

Grin And Bear It

You all know how much I heart famous moms. Can’t help it. It’s my entertainment-journalist-meets-new-mom life. Showbiz is rough business and motherhood is a no-glam gig. As moms, we all get screamed at, cried at, whined at, yelled at in our home lives (I don’t want Cheerios even though I just asked for them!!!!). Our […]

FIND! Daddy Doin’ Work’s got a new book!

Image courtesy of DDW.

Well, actually the book Daddy Doin’ Work: Empowering Mothers to Evolve Fatherhood drops September 2nd, 2014 (wait, do books ‘drop?’ is it albums that drop? I think I’m flashing back to my entertainment reporting days… whoops)… regardless, we can all GET EXCITED because here’s the cover, folks. Dun, dun-dun-dun-dun-dun-DUUUUUUUUUHN (that’s a fanfare): As someone who Carson Daly […]

FEATURE: The (Fabulous) PICK Kids Movie Awards!


Oscars? Oh yeah, those are happening Sunday. (Don’t think I’m not planning my own mini-Oscar party with my girls… can’t wait for Idina Menzel to belt ‘Let It Go’ live. Dying.) But if you’re curious about what’s on the ‘kid’ side of what’s hot in flicks, take a peek at the PICK Kids Movie Awards! As the […]

Five ways to treat yourself this love week. {VIDEO}

Image courtesy of Tieks.

February is Love Month. Period. Last year I made the case for us moms to make an effort to love ourselves more. This year, thought I’d share five fabulous ideas for celebrating ourselves. This week, treat yourself to… NEW LINGERIE. After my big birthday bomb-out, I decided to get all flirty and fun and shake […]

FIND! Giveaway: Aden+Anais swaddling blankets.

All mine. All Aden+Anais.

If you caught my recent segment on Hallmark Channel’s “Home & Family” show… you saw me upcycling some of my basic leftover baby products into things that I can actually use today. I will admit to even impressing my (non-DIY) self with succeeding at Baby Gizmo‘s brilliant idea for turning old baby bottles into no-spill […]