Parenting Through the Threat of School Violence

So anybody who has been a parent more than fifteen seconds knows our little secret . . . parenting is really hard sometimes. Today’s modern landscape of social media combined with the threat of school violence makes it even more so.   The conversation is pretty serious this week as we discuss Erin’s attempt to […]

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5 Ways to Earn Money and Rewards with Your Fitbit!

Hey! Come a little closer, we have something to tell you. Closer. Cloooooooosssser. Okay. DID YOU KNOW YOU COULD EARN CASH AND REWARDS FROM LINKING YOUR FITBIT TO SOME PRETTY NIFTY APPS? Well, you do now, plus you just got some extra steps on your tracker sidling up for the secret. You’re welcome. Please note […]

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Dear Participation Trophy Generation

Dear Participation Trophy Generation, We’ll get right to our two points since we know we only have five seconds before you flip over to Vine: “Suck it up” and “We apologize.” These need some explanation—especially since we blasted any budding intuition out of you with our confetti cannons—but if your thumbs are already twitching to […]

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Ten Easy Ways to Keep Your Kids Healthy and Safe This Summer

Summer fun is a-coming and frankly nothing could make us happier. We are truly ourselves when the temperatures rise and footwear becomes optional. But we have kids so we know that the number one key to summer fun is keeping everyone out of the ER or sickbay. Here are the best ways to keep your […]

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Breaking Down the Capsule Wardrobe Craze

Are you hiding in your closet? Or are you hiding from your closet? Might be time for a radical change with a dramatically simplified wardrobe. Simple is good, right? Keep saying it and you might believe it. Ellen isn’t quite buying it yet either. So what is this capsule wardrobe you ask? It’s basically just […]

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You Know You’re a Mom When

Motherhood is synonymous with joy. No, make that pure joy. In fact, imagine a double soy non-fat latte wrapped in a rainbow and delivered directly to your lips by a flock of butterflies and you might be able to touch the joy of motherhood. Bwahahahahahahaha! Mothering is the best gig on earth, but you have […]

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The Secret Language of Mother’s Day Gifts

  Mother’s Day is once again upon us.  A holiday proposed by Anna M. Jarvis to honor her mother that was so quickly perverted into a money-making scheme for the floral industry that she later sued to have Mother’s Day eradicated. She even went to jail over it. We are not kidding. We looked up the […]

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Books Any Mother Would Love

You all know how we love the books. The following is a list of books that any mom would be happy to have on her bookshelf, bedside table, or sitting beside her in the carpool lane. At first glance, this list looks a little like the inside of Erin’s head: fascinating but frazzled. So we decided […]

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