Go play outside!

Go play outside!

While I wholeheartedly support the idea of grandparents getting outside to play with the grandkids, don’t let the fact that this downloadable Go Play Outside guide is being offered through Grandparents.com dissuade you from checking it out yourself, mamas....
Brag book lite

Brag book lite

My husband is a photographer, and the good news is that we have countless professional-quality photographs of the kids. The bad news is that almost all of them exist only on my husband’s computer. Ahem. Because just as the shoemaker’s children go barefoot,...
East meets west meets collarbone

East meets west meets collarbone

We’ve been eagerly following artist Amy Tavern’s jewelry of the month project and we like the June piece so much, we wanted to share it even as June is coming to a close. (Huh? How’d that happen?) This limited edition “east meets west”...
Mamapedia – Like Yahoo Answers just for moms

Mamapedia – Like Yahoo Answers just for moms

I’ll confess that I don’t really have the time or the patience for most community bulletin boards and the drama that sometimes seems to come with them. But the concept has always appealed to me — a quick way to pose a question to the masses and get...
Sugar mama

Sugar mama

Summer’s here, and I’m getting ready to bare some skin. Along with sit ups, a quickie pedicure and hedge clippers (you know what I mean), I’ve added The Spoiled Mama Orange and Chamomile Sugar Scrub to my bag of tricks. In those fleeting moments I...
Keepsake jewelry in unexpected places

Keepsake jewelry in unexpected places

I’m a complete sucker for keepsake jewelry, but not enough to sacrifice my style. These days, there are plenty of keepsake necklace options, but not so many keepsake bracelets in a style that I would actually wear around my wrist. But when I found the...
Now I know my C B As

Now I know my C B As

I am definitely digging the logic behind the “reflective learning” alphabet tees at Milalu – that by screen printing the alphabet in reverse, a kid can get to know the ABCs every time he looks in the mirror. But I also like the notion that the other...
Stop. Hammer time.

Stop. Hammer time.

I don’t consider myself to be particularly girlie, but when I was forced to install the safety gate at the top of our staircase, I realized that my screwdriver and wrench skills were not on the level with say, my straightening iron skills. I hope it...

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