How to Protect Your Teen Driver #JustDrive

‘Tis the season for scary stories, because you know, it’s National Teen Driver Safety Week. Did you think we were going to say Halloween? Well, ghouls and goblins don’t frighten us because we have teen drivers. Three of them between us. If that doesn’t give you a shiver down your spine, well, you’re not the ones […]

The Place Between: Finding Our Way in the Year Before College

When I was a freshman in college, my brother was only eight years old. While I was living the high life of newfound freedom and enjoying the other heady elixirs of campus life, he was home missing me. Every once in awhile, a package would arrive from home with goodies to remind me that there […]

Our DIY Halloween Costume and Humor Roundup

We’re a couple of sensible moms who love Halloween. When you think about it, it’s one of the more relaxing holidays. No big family meals to cook, no presents to wrap, no legends to impersonate (stop trying to make the Great Pumpkin happen, Linus). Ellen: Pinterest is trying its hardest to up the ante, but […]

How to Pick Where to Go for a Mammogram

The PR is good enough that we all know we have to take care of The Girls. You know . . . your milk bags, sweater hams, bee stings, tas-tas, boobies, or if we’re being absolutely mature and proper–your breasts. The first step is knowing when to get a mammogram. This is thankfully so straightforward […]

Picture a Great Conversation With Your Teen

Everybody should have a blog, and everyone should have a teenager. Hear us out. We have not lost our minds . . . or at least that’s what the voices in our heads keep telling us. Anyway, blogging has been a completely validating, delightful experience if you overlook the soul-sucking time spent falling down the […]

10 Great Podcasts for Moms

Speaking from our own experiences, motherhood sometimes, occasionally, every once in awhile makes us feel like we are losing our minds. In the beginning, it might have been the long hours without proper sleep, the hard work of caretaking the need monsters, or the long stretches of time without talking to anyone who could talk […]

Love Is . . . a Frozen Halloween Costume Giveaway

We are girls who LOVE Halloween. From Trunk-or-Treating . . . to the great costumes for our kids . . . or us . . . we love every pumpkin-flavored, cobweb-covered, haunted hint of this holiday. You know what else we love? Winning. That trophy for trunk-or-treating was no accident and there were plenty more […]