LeapFrog sent their new LeapFrog LeapPad2 Explorer for my family to review. We checked out some of the differences between this device and the original LeapPad and tested its functions and apps. If you are wondering whether to get a LeapPad2, just let your kids use your iPad, or skip tablets for kids altogether, here’s […]
Debbie and I are heading off to BlogHer this week. If you will be at BlogHer, please find us and say, “hello”! Most bloggers probably know Debbie from her popular and informative speeches at conferences (she hasn’t seen this…so I can brag about her here). I, on the other hand, rarely go to events…so I […]
The second I walked in to drop my son off at preschool, I knew something was wrong. All the little girls wore darling party dresses and the normally tousled little boys had on neatly tucked-in button down shirts.
On what I clearly had forgotten was picture day, my son, on the other hand, was wearing a too-large, kelly green shirt with a giant image of Kermit-the-Frog’s face. Since it was the last class day before March 17, I figured, you know, green…for St. Patrick’s Day….
Mommy, do you love your computer more than me?
Before having children, I imagined “work-life balance” like an old-fashioned scale. When things were out of whack, you just toss in a hot bath for yourself, a movie with your friends, and a date night with your husband. Now, I see it more as a tug-of-war with two giants pulling either of my arms in opposite directions while I try desperately not to get split in half.
Ohanarama is an online social game environment where children and families can connect and challenge each other to all kinds of fun games, bringing family fun that much closer.
A few months before my husband deployed to Iraq, we decided we were ready to start a family.
There is never a perfect time, especially for a military family. There is only now.
The day before my husband deployed, I took three, count ’em, three, of the “super-duper early we can tell if you are even thinking about it” pregnancy tests and got a big fat negative…
Audrey and Colleen have blogged, vlogged, Tweeted and Facebooked their way to achieving the perfect balance between the thrill of having a career and the joy of motherhood. Thankfully for the rest of us, they are sharing their “secrets to success” in their new upcoming book entitled The Digital Mom Handbook.
As the mother of an active toddler, I barely remember my pre-baby self. Lyss Stern, founder of Divalyssicious Moms, sent me a copy of her new book If You Give a Mom a Martini: 100 Ways to Find 10 Blissful Minutes for Yourself.