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 […]
Gone to BlogHer…Come to the Bloganthropy Panel!
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 […]
Can I Get a Picture Perfect Do-Over?
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….
Working Part-Time Feels Like A Split Personality
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.
Adults have Words with Friends, Kids have Ohanarama
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.
Can You E-Mail a Baby?
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…
The Newest Must-Have Summer Read for Moms Utilizing Social Media
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.
Easter Craft Egg-stravaganza
We’ll be doing a lot of crafting next week! Good thing our fellow bloggers have plenty of egg-cellent ideas!
Need a last-minute Easter Basket? Cover an old Easter Basket with fabric (Holidash) and I love this recycled carton Easter Basket craft from Sewing Crafting Sarah…
If You Give a Mom a Martini…
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.
Mamanista’s Going to BlogHer!
On Wednesday, I’ll board a plane for the first time since my son’s birth in April 2008 to attend the BlogHer conference in Chicago. I would like to thank Medela for sponsoring my trip to BlogHer and WebmasterRadio.fm for their support.