4 steps to a perfect Girl’s Weekend in New York City

How to Girl's Weekend in New York City

This past weekend, my bestie and I hopped on a plane to the Big Apple. It was a much anticipated Girl’s Weekend that all started with an announcement from Playbill.com. Sara Bareilles was going to do a ten week stint in Waitress, the Tony Award nominated musical in which she wrote the music and lyrics!… [Read More]

National Donut Day is upon us: freebies and recipes

30 donut recipes

Tomorrow is the big day! My children have literally been asking me when National Donut Day is since last year. Mind you, we eat donuts throughout the year, but for some reason, this “holiday” resonates with them. So I’ll pick up our carpool clan and we’ll hit up Dunkin’ before school. Wondering where you can… [Read More]

15 Summer Crafts for Young Kids

Summer crafts for kids

It’s official. Summer is coming. Next week the kids are out of school and I’m going to need ideas to keep them busy during these long summer days. Sure, we’ve got camps, pool dates and even a few trips planned, but we still have a lot of time we’re going to have to fill. That’s where crafts… [Read More]

How do I teach my daughter about beauty?

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Last week, I sat in a room with about 20 other women and we talked about beauty and the stereotypes that women have to deal with. (Yes, men have to deal with some too, but for the purpose of this post, let’s just focus on women.) We talked about self-esteem and the struggle women have… [Read More]

25 Road Trip Activities to Keep Young Kids Busy

Road Trip Activities for your kids

We all know traveling can be stressful, but road tripping with young children can make it even worse if you’re not prepared. As you’re looking to take a long trip with your kids this summer, consider a few activities (other than the much appreciated portable DVD player) to keep them busy. I’ve rounded up 25 of the best… [Read More]

5 things that make being a mom crazy awesome

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I’m gearing up to go out of town, which is always stressful. The kids hate it when I’m gone and we’ve already had tears over me telling them that no, they can’t actually come with me. Luckily, I’m back in time for Mother’s Day so we’ll have a nice time celebrating together upon my return…. [Read More]