Parties are supposed to be fun; however, a children’s party is a special kind of vortex where fun goes to die.
Like it or not, technology is here to stay, and that means it’s time to update your child’s piggy bank with digital currency. Say hello to Pigzbe: a hand-held piggy-wallet™ from PrimoToys that promises to “give your kids financial superpowers” by teaching them how to manage digital currency through adventure and hands-on play. The device […]
By Laura Ross of Read With Me I’ll never forget the day that naptime ended. It was June 18, 2013. I was reading Gone Girl. (Weren’t we all?) I put my sweet three-year old in his bed, kissed him on the nose, and rushed out to my lawn chair. I knew I had at least an […]
There are many ways in which a mother can go crazy over our children’s own insanity throughout the course of the summer. It is inevitable. Kids turn into plain old jerkwads when they get that first taste of summer freedom.They will go out of their way to re-hardwire our nerves every which way until we […]
My kids asked me this week if they could have a lemonade stand. My first reaction was “YES!” and I was excited at the thought of them earning their own money and learning a little about the value of work. I remember doing summer lemonade stands as a kid without any help from my parents, […]
What I am about to say probably won’t sit well with some of you. Some of you will even feel the need to immediately point out all the circumstances in which this could make me the worst person to ever walk this planet. Let me clear the air before we take this any farther… I […]
With two kids under the age of two, it’s hard not to get caught up in the everyday craziness that is parenting. In between the small spats over whose responsible for putting the kids to bed, or drawing straws over who has to change the next blowout, to who has to make a trip to […]