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keeping families safe while driving: safely go
October 19, 2012 No Comment

keeping families safe while driving: safely go

Though our number one priority as parents is to keep our kids safe–all of the time–it boggles my mind the number of people I see looking at their phones while ...

how to get your kids to try new foods (and like it!)
September 29, 2012 9 comments

how to get your kids to try new foods (and like it!)

It’s hard to get kids to try anything new, especially when it comes to food. A lot of parents, myself included, aren’t always sure how to get their kids to ...

geocaching: what it is & why we're hooked
September 17, 2012 45 comments

geocaching: what it is & why we’re hooked

Right now, we’re 2 for 6. That’s right–2/6. 2:6? And today we totally thought we had one, but we didn’t. We’ll masters by wintertime, after a fall of not worrying ...

target supports education: grants & programs that ROCK (+ giveaway!)
September 8, 2012 149 comments

target supports education: grants & programs that ROCK (+ giveaway!)

We all love Target. That’s nothing new, right? The sales rock. The clothes for kids–and adults!–rock. The Dollar Bins rock. The grocery items rock. Those cute brown boots I got last ...

hot summer day fun: crayon melts!
July 11, 2012 9 comments

hot summer day fun: crayon melts!

It’s been so incredibly hot here in Maryland, I’m sure you can fry an egg on the sidewalk. At least I’m guessing you can because it’s been upwards of 100 ...

new for us friday: pish posh mommy keeps the pool bag cool
June 15, 2012 1 comment

new for us friday: pish posh mommy keeps the pool bag cool

This year, I’m trying to give the kids a little bit more ownership over their pool items because quite frankly, I’m tired of lugging my huge pool bag, a cooler, ...

new for us friday: fine motor FUN with stamp markers
May 25, 2012 5 comments

new for us friday: fine motor FUN with stamp markers

Ever since Owen was teeny and couldn’t manage to figure out the tripod grip (the fancy name for the proper way to hold a pencil or pen), I’ve been on ...

new for us friday: the red apple taste test
May 18, 2012 6 comments

new for us friday: the red apple taste test

This New For Us Friday we’re sharing a simple—but fun!—experiment of sorts. It’s a little ‘learning-in-the-kitchen’ meets ‘science experiment’ meets ‘problem-solver’, all in the name of those round and juicy ...

disney social media moms celebration: 5 life lessons learned
May 11, 2012 16 comments

disney social media moms celebration: 5 life lessons learned

I am over the moon to share all that I learned at the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration, but it just cannot be done in a single post. So today, ...

new for us friday: the grapple
April 13, 2012 7 comments

new for us friday: the grapple

We were totally due for some new-for-us foods around here, after our handful of awesome, new-for-us games, thanks to Toy Fair, Easter, and the kids’ new allowance.  Which (eeeee!) I ...

new for us friday: NEW at camden yards (& giveaway!)
April 6, 2012 25 comments

new for us friday: NEW at camden yards (& giveaway!)

This New For Us Friday I did something that really made my husband jealous. I got a behind-the-scenes look at the new and exciting things going on at Camden Yards, ...