How to Build and Style a Book Wall (or Keel Over Trying)

Being an unabashed book geek, I’ve acquired more than a few (dozen) bookshelves worth of reading material. Each time the hubs and I move (which is frequently), one of our first concerns is “where are we going to put the […]

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Day Trip Photo Diary + FREE printable day trip checklist

Making the most of summer with small children involves a delicate balance of planning and flexibility: enough preparation to make sure everyone is fed and reasonably well cared for, but also enough wiggle-room to roll with the inevitable curve balls. […]

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What to Buy for Baby (and what to skip) – FREE PRINTABLE

Now that we are three kids deep into parenthood, we seem to have hit our stride on what to buy for babies and what to skip. Recently I was in a big box store picking up a couple of essentials […]

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10 Parents You’ll Meet at the Playground

One of the rites of passage in parenthood is spending countless hours at the local playground or park in an attempt to give your children some physical exercise. Once you’ve accumulated enough hours pushing a child on the swings, or […]

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Y Not: the trials of joining a gym as a parent

In an effort to retain some semblance of sanity and shift my winter weight gain (from 2013), I decided that this year, I’d become a gym-goer. Why now? Part of it was setting an example for our kids for maintaining […]

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