Am I a good enough mother? There it is. Six little words that we all ask ourselves nearly every day—sometimes multiple times a day while crying in the bathroom and stuffing our faces with the hidden candy bars. Even the most confident moms can feel broken by motherhood sometimes. I don’t know about you, but […]
How to Get Organized for the Holidays—So You Can Enjoy Them!
When you’re in the throes of holiday shopping, planning, partying and cooking, your stress level can skyrocket. You’re trying to make things magical for your family, and you’re succeeding…but you’re starting to feel like the Grinch in the process. But wait—isn’t this whole holiday thing supposed to be fun? Ha! Is that even possible for […]
Mazes: Educational Fun for Fall—and Every Other Season
A parent’s job is never done—especially when it comes to educating our children. That’s why, consciously or not, we’re always peppering our kiddie conversation with fun facts, bigger words and questions that promote critical thinking. It makes learning fun and a part of everyday life, even for those little ones who aren’t crazy about a […]
How to Juggle Everything in Your Crazy Mom Life
Mom life is crazy. The life of an actor is equally, if not more, crazy. Mix the two and you have a recipe for true momsanity. And trust me: I speak from experience! So does Liz Samuel, a mom of two who recently wrote, produced and starred in the very funny and very relatable short […]
How to Boost Your Preschooler’s Math Skills Before Kindergarten
My son is starting kindergarten next year, and if you’re in the same boat (or have been), I know you can relate: Your little one isn’t so little anymore—sob!—and even if he has a few years of preschool under his belt, this is different. This is real school, and you want your child to be ready. […]
How to Get Perfect Pictures of Your Kids
We all want fantastic photos of our kids…and we all feel like we need to drink a vat of wine after trying to get them. After my last attempt at wrangling my two little hellions into a single frame, I thought there had to be an easier way to do this. So I […]
Organize Your Life in One Weekend!
Kids are a whirlwind. If you’re a parent, I don’t need to tell you that. But I may need to remind you that you’re not the only one who occasionally gets lost in the craziness and lets the little things slide. And I’m not just saying that because my son accidentally ended […]
Why Should a Baby Girl's Haircut Cost More Than a Boy's?
When it comes to gender, things are a lot different today than when we grew up…or are they? Many parents want to expose their daughters to trucks as well as tulle and their sons to baby dolls in addition to baseball. But society doesn’t always cooperate, and everyone from store managers to nosy strangers […]