Five Awesome, Free Activity Ideas to do with a 12-year old Boy

Sometimes, it’s really hard to think of something to do with a 12-year old boy, especially if you’re trying to find some way to connect with him. Let’s be honest, most boys aren’t interested in “connecting”–particularly with mom. But, I’ve found five ways to do just that with my son… Video-Game Day-Afternoon-Saturday Mornings. Ok. I … Read more

Baby and Toddler-Friendly, Super-cool Fall Festivals You Can’t Miss

Its so hard to find an awesome weekend activity that is as cool for mom and dad as it is for the toddler of the family (don’t get me started on finding something that the 12-year old boy will enjoy…there seems to be a case of everything-is-lameness going around right now). But, we’re all in … Read more

Eating-out with a 1-year old with allergies

There’s only one way to say it: eating out with a 1-years old sucks–especially if she has food allergies. Except at some restaurants, five of which I have found to be absolutely spectacular. So get your diaper bag ready and head over to one of these places for a nice dinner, lunch or just a … Read more

Diaper-rashes. Why won’t they go away?!

There have been few things more daunting to me as a new parent than the diaper rash that just go away. I swear, I felt like my daughter had one from the moment she was born until she was almost 10 months old, but I finally found five easy and cheap fixes for the dreaded diaper rash–and later, I’ll post a list of five not-so-easy fixes that you’ll only do if you’re really desperate.

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