Youngsters

True Exhaustion From My Singleton

One of the best parts of being part of this whole blogosphere is the sense of community.  I know that some can’t understand how I would want to give and receive suggestions from total strangers, but…it doesn’t feel like that. ...Read More
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DIY
Lisa Witherspoon

10 Spooktacular ideas for Trunk or Treat Decorating

One of the latest big Halloween trends is Trunk or Treat, where people park their cars, decorate their trunks, and children go from vehicle to vehicle collecting treats. However, if, like me, you are not a very good DIY-er and don’t feel you have good crafting skills, the thought of decorating your trunk is a bit intimidating. So, here are 10 ideas to help! READ MORE

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  • A To-Don’t List

    Yesterday, a friend forwarded me the HuffPost “50 Things Every Woman Should Know by 50″ list. It reads like a To Do list for maturity, but I would argue it’s more like a To Don’t list. At first glance, the items on t...

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  • This Might Be The Best Father-Daughter Dance Off Ever

    What do you do when Mom leaves for the weekend? Make a hilariously adorable dance video, of course. ...

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  • Confessions

    Momologue

    INT. STARBUCKS. DAY. A WOMAN works on her laptop. A MOTHER sits nearby drinking a LATTE. HER BABY coos in a stroller. ME: Stop looking at that baby like you want to eat it....Read More
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  • 20 Things I Never Said Before I Had Sons

    I remember when Quai was about four and I had to sit him down and explain that he had to start wearing underwear when he was playing outside because it was making the neighbors uncomfortable. And I remember the baffled look on his little fa...

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  • Acceptance

    Watching your child lose a grandparent at age seven is very difficult, especially when that grandparent is your own mother, and thus you find yourself walking the fine line of managing your own grief while navigating the waters of your chil...

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  • Mommytube

    Choosing Between Desserts is Difficult

    If there’s one thing we like most about Elizabeth Banks, it’s that she answers the really tough questions.  READ MORE

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  • 5 Road Trip Beauty Tips

    This summer my wife and I are heading onto Interstate 40 to visit family in Dallas. Here are my 5 must-haves to make the hot dusty days on the road more comfortable....

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  • Zucchini Bread With Pecans

    This zucchini bread is delicious and I love that my 3 year-old picky eater gets some veggie goodness without knowing it. The Greek yogurt I added to the recipe leaves this bread moist and adds a punch of protein. This is also great to have ...

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  • Mind, Body, Spirit

    Procrastination Tactics… Check Your Boobs.

    Add a potentially lifesaving tactic to your procrastination repertoire – CHECK YOUR BOOBS! READ MORE

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  • 8 Delicious Fourth of July Desserts

    It’s almost here! It’s almost here! We love Independence Day. It’s a birthday party for our country and we celebrate in style. Fireworks are legal and available here. Everyone up and down our street has been shopping and we all anxiou...

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  • Dear Old Navy, RE: Smelly Jellies

    Dear Old Navy, I recently purchased a pair of your pink sparkle jelly sandals for the Lady. To say she was excited by this purchase would be an understatement. Anything pink, anything sparkle, anything shoe related has some immediate effect...

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  • Mommytube

    Ellen Introduces Kids to the Technology of Yesterday

    “That’s an olden time phone! It doesn’t even have no FaceTime.”

    Kids these days… they don’t know how great they have it! Gone are the days of sitting in front of the radio waiting for your favorite song to start playing so you could record it to a tape. READ MORE

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  • Baby Growth Spurt

    “Eat all your spinach so you can grow up big and strong!” ...

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  • Man Cold

    It’s not just any cold, it’s a man cold. Much more severe than a regular old cold us women get. This hilarious comedy sketch finally reveals the truth about this widespread epidemic. Poor little bunny....

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