Oh The Things That You Will Cook

Oh The Things That You Will Cook

It’s not often I find a cookbook that actually motivates me to cook something. Make that never. But the newGreen Eggs and HamCookbook by Georgeanne Brennan (and Dr. Seuss) certainly did the trick. Inspired by the wonderfully creative Dr. Seuss books, this...
I’m Dreaming of a Tropical Christmas

I’m Dreaming of a Tropical Christmas

It won’t be long before snow blankets much of the country, bringing with it exorbitant heating bills and mothball scented sweaters. And it also won’t be long before some of us escape it all, heading south to warmer climes. But shopping for beachwear in...
Growing Up Before Your Eyes

Growing Up Before Your Eyes

I’m terrible about knowing my kids’ vital stats. When someone remarks that one of my girls seems to have grown taller, I just smile and hope he doesn’t ask me her actual height. The problem is, I haven’t been keeping track – somehow I never...
Another Chanukah Miracle

Another Chanukah Miracle

Chanukah-celebrating moms are busy enough picking out eight presents each for the kids, that the last thing they have time to do is weed through the paltry selection of decent cards out there. Most of them look as if they were slapped together in two seconds by...
Organic Just Got a Little Spicy

Organic Just Got a Little Spicy

I’m a huge fan of organic clothing, particularly because my daughter has extremely sensitive skin. But the muted creams and pastels aren’t necessarily my taste, nor are they very practical when they’re clothing a self-feeding toddler. So I did a...
Don’t Call Them Housecoats

Don’t Call Them Housecoats

Once in a while, a product happens upon us that is so genius I can’t imagine living without it. MayaLena’s Momonos are one of those too-good-to-true but thank-goodness-they-are things, a must-have for the wardrobes of all new mothers. The Momono...
The Age of Aquarius Comes With Its Own Blanket

The Age of Aquarius Comes With Its Own Blanket

As we all know, new moms get an average of 16,247 receiving blankets for their first child. So why are we still compelled to continue to give them? For me, it’s sort of a sick competitive streak – I want to be the giver of THE blanket, the one she loves...
Your Baby Was Made for Wearing

Your Baby Was Made for Wearing

Front carriers are great and all until your baby gets big enough to hold his or her head up. And then while you can flip them around, they still precariously danglein what I sometimes fear is not the most comfortable position. If you’re looking for something...
I Want To Ride My Tricycle

I Want To Ride My Tricycle

Hip kid art is hard to come by, hip personalized kid art even harder. But it’s exactly what you’ll find at the appropriately named Hip Kid Art. Featuring original, modern designs from the mom and mom team of Amy Turner Senftleben and Melissa Hall Klepacki,...

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