Almost Good Enough to Eat

Almost Good Enough to Eat

What kid doesn’t love Play-Doh? Let me clarify: What kid doesn’t love to eat Play-Doh? Hey, I’m all for it, except for the fact that I have no idea what the “secret ingredients” are that’s used to make it those lovely neon colors....
Boot-i-licious

Boot-i-licious

As a kid, I always wanted a cool pair of rainboots. I had one of those mothers who never got around to buying them and when a rainy day came, she instead sent me outside in a pair of plastic sandwich bags wrapped around my shoes. You only think I’m joking. So...
Does This Necklace Make My Butt Look Big?

Does This Necklace Make My Butt Look Big?

It’s a challenge to keep your wardrobe up to date once you’ve had kids. There are the time contraints, and of course cash flow issues. But even worse is the dread of the changing room’s fat mirror coupled with the purely evil lighting design. And...
Newbie Fashion

Newbie Fashion

I can’t possibly have been the only new mom who experienced layette anxiety: Will it irritate her belly button? Do I cut out the tag? Do I have to wash it first? And do I really have to get that stupid overpriced detergent? Two mothers have taken the worry out...
Tees That Make You Yawn

Tees That Make You Yawn

I like to wear the truth on my sleeve and on days I cannot, I like to wear the truth on my child’s t-shirt.My truth this week? I’m tired. Which, conveniently, fits nicely with the Be Nice to My Mom, She’s Tired tee from the ever stylish online...
One Word: Plastics

One Word: Plastics

Yes, I am a hypocrite. I look at all of the plastic baby gear spewed across the floors of my home and I can’t stand it. Everything’s just so bright and loud and, well, plastic-y. But then, when it comes to plastic jewelry, I’m like, “ooh, so...
Who’s the Boss?

Who’s the Boss?

We all know who’s really in charge. Here’s a hint: it’s not the adult with the accusatory finger and the timeout chair. It’s the kid with the pouty lip, sweet smile, and incredibly cute face that can make us crumble in an instant. I figure, if...
Sports Obsessed From Head to Toe

Sports Obsessed From Head to Toe

I would like to call myself a football widow. No–I would love it. Because it would an improvement over what I am now, which is a football/golf/ baseball/world soccer widow.If this sound familiar, or you’re grappling with a team obsession yourself, then I...
Looking for Mr. David

Looking for Mr. David

When you hear of a children’s artist by the name of Mr. David, you probably have a certain image that comes to mind. Chances are, the image is not that of a twenty-something Bay-area rocker and former skate punk who was heavily influenced by his hippie parents and...
Go Ahead and Cuff Them

Go Ahead and Cuff Them

I stillrememberthatsweet 18K gold ID bracelet I was given as little girl. I wore that thing every single day, turning my mom into a nervous hovering wreck for fear I’d lose it.For my own daughter, I want something similar, only a little more 2006 anda little...
Always in Season

Always in Season

Remember the days when a ponytail was the last resort? Those were the days. Now pulling my hair back has become my style of choice. At least, that’s what I try to tell myself. But with these cool fruity hair bands from Blue Tea Bag, my ponytail style won’t...
It Does a Booty Good

It Does a Booty Good

I gotta say, I’m not a big fan of those pants which…well, I won’t say the brand name, but it’s the one that labels your posterior as being juicy. I don’t really need to draw more attention to my hindquarters, thankyoumovingon. But I had...

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