The Amazing Healing Power of Bubble Wrap

The Amazing Healing Power of Bubble Wrap

My daughter woke me up at 2 a.m. last night screaming that her leg hurt. Growing pains. I groggily took her into the bathroom, found a free bottle of Bath & Bodyworks hand lotion that had somehow ended up in there, and told her it was “magi ...
Bye, bye, baby bows

Bye, bye, baby bows

I am confused. One minute I was clipping little bows into my daughters soft curls, kissing her warm little neck as she twirled around in a frothy gingham-checked Gymboree concoction. The next minute, she’s dragging me into Justice. Land of the ...
Pinterest perfection: How do you measure up?

Pinterest perfection: How do you measure up?

I love Pinterest. I really do. Where else can you find a recipe for crispy breaded zucchini slices nestled next to a super-cute cardigan? I’ve gotten plenty of great ideas for food, furniture, crafts and clothes from fellow pinners. But just re ...
Fun with diapers and tampons

Fun with diapers and tampons

This post on Awkward Family Photos made me laugh, because I could totally see one of my three kids getting into the big box of Seventh Generation and becoming a Diaper Ninja, too. There’s a big Barbie party going on in our house 24/7, and we ...
Phoenix’s World

Phoenix’s World

While we ate dinner last night, I couldn’t help smiling as I watched my son Phoenix, age 5. He was having the best time ever, making sounds pretending his carrots were cars and airplanes, laughing at his funny-looking kale chips and asking chee ...