Confessions of a Fourth Trimester-ista

Confessions of a Fourth Trimester-ista

Just because the baby’s fled the bod doesn’t mean the belly has. In fact, I am convinced the fourth trimester lasts longer than three months. But I digress. Call it petty, but I was feeling deeeeepressed those first long postpartum weeks when NOTHING was...
I’ve Taken Back My Coffee Table

I’ve Taken Back My Coffee Table

I finally put my foot down, and cleared all the puzzles, Play-doh, and crayons off my coffee table. Call me crazy – I like to be able to put my feet up at the end of a long day and not get glitter and glue all over them. Thanks to our cute, hand painted table...
These Designs are a Chou-In

These Designs are a Chou-In

While I love the loose picture inserts in announcements and holidays cards, I find that it’s very hard for the picture to actually make it out of the card and onto my fridge without getting crumpled, folded, or dirty. That’s why I like the photo cards over...
Mother’s Day Shopping For a Cause

Mother’s Day Shopping For a Cause

Still haven’t done your Mother’s Day shopping? Or maybe you have but you’re looking for some fun shopping just because. Well why not do it for a cause by shopping for great gifts benefiting St. Jude Children’s Hospital. St. Jude Hospital, named...
Making Life Easier: A Web Magazine After Our Own Heart

Making Life Easier: A Web Magazine After Our Own Heart

If you have read through this site for more than one minute, then you have figured out that we are all about trying to make life easier. We know moms have very little time to themselves, and reading may not be on the top of your list. However, we suggest that after...
Misogynists, Read No Further

Misogynists, Read No Further

When my daughter was born, I made a vow: no clothing with sayings like future hottie or future runway model. I mean come on, she’s a baby. Not a bulimic-in-training. Apparently I’m not alone in my convictions. TIred of all the negative, sexual, and...
Liquid-Filled Assets

Liquid-Filled Assets

If your husband gets turned on seeing you in a stretched-out, colostrum-stained, saggy, no-underwire, cotton nursing bra, then congratulations. You hit the marital jackpot. For the rest of us, Condessa’s luxurious nursing lingerie comes to the rescue. The...
Rise Up, Moms!

Rise Up, Moms!

“Women shouldn’t be discriminated against simply because they are mothers.” Any organization with a manifesto like that has our full attention. Introducing Moms Rising, a new organization that’s creating a grassroots movement of moms on the...
PopPop? Uncle Marty? Who are They?

PopPop? Uncle Marty? Who are They?

As a military family, we do our best to keep everyone posted on the goings on of the first grandchild. But, let’s face it, I can barely keep track of my own relatives, let alone my husband’s huge family. And, while we try to send dvds and get our daughter...

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