How Many Kids Parents Wanted vs. How Many They Actually Had

How Many Kids Parents Wanted vs. How Many They Actually Had

Family planning is probably the biggest misnomer I’ve ever heard. You can’t plan anything. Maybe you’re lucky, and maybe your plans do end up working out, but, for the vast majority of us, the families we end up with usually end up looking different than the ones we thought we’d get. Sometimes in small ways, […]

When do Kids Stop Believing in Santa Claus? 150 Real Parents Weigh In.

When do Kids Stop Believing in Santa Claus?

Believing in Santa Clause is a sensitive topic. Even today, when I posted this question to our momming group, “What age were your kids when they stopped believing in Santa?”, I was scolded very heavily by some parents for ruining the magic for them. They never stopped believing and I should probably stop being a […]

What’s the Going Rate for the Tooth Fairy These Days?

What's the Going Rate for the Tooth Fairy These Days

When your kids get to that delightful age where their teeth start falling out and you’re blessed with their gap-toothed grins, you suddenly realize that you have no idea what the Tooth Fairy has been up to since you lost your own teeth years and years ago. As a kid, it seemed like a quarter […]

17 Tips to Help Your Kids Love Reading

17 Tips to Help Your Kids Love Reading

Now that school is out, are you wondering how you can get your kids to read during the summer so that they can continue to enjoy all the benefits that reading offers? More importantly, are you wondering how you can get your child to actually enjoy reading so that they develop a love of reading […]

39 Signs You’re Raising a Book Worm

39 Signs You’re Raising a Book Wyrm

Are you raising a book worm? If you’ve ever stayed up late at night, tormented with thoughts of whether or not your child is turning into a book worm, then we can help. Although subtle, there are various signs that your child is developing into a proper book worm, if you know what to look […]

18 Unique Easter Egg Ideas

18 Unique Easter Egg Ideas

Once your excitement for dying Easter eggs wears off and you’re faced with a dozen hard-boiled eggs, a problem can arise: “How am I going to decorate these eggs, actually?” To help you answer that question, here are 18 excellent ideas for dying and decorating Easter eggs. P.s. Check out this awesome article about great […]

10 Creative Cupcakes for Saint Patrick’s Day

10 Creative Cupcakes for Saint Patrick’s Day

The tricky part of making St. Patrick’s Day desserts is figuring out which flavors go with the color green. If green isn’t an option, then you have to figure out how to make something look ‘Irish’ to someone who isn’t Irish. Cupcakes are a good option because they’re small and flexible; you can try a […]

5 Delicious Piñata Desserts

5 Delicious Piñata Desserts

Happy Cinco de Mayo! While the meaning behind this Mexican-American holiday is unknown by many, everyone enjoys getting together with their friends and family to celebrate. Besides the beautiful dresses and dancing, there’s always lots of food and piñatas for the kids. Adults can have piñatas, too, but if you’re too shy for the mad […]

Get Organized for Back to School

Get Organized for Back to School

Are you getting the kids (or yourself) ready to go back to school? As a work-from-home parent, I’d be lying if I said I didn’t get pretty excited about back to school time. After an entire summer of trying to juggle fun activities with staying on top of work, I’m looking forward to having my […]