Category Archives: Helpful Tips and Ideas

Tips for Snow Globe Making

This year my daughter and I made snow globes. It was her idea. She saw an episode of Daniel Tiger where they were making them, and she bugged me about it until I saw the light. “Mom, we should make … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Bringing Your Baby to Work

Earlier this month I brought a baby to a board meeting. I’m on the board for a non-profit that runs after school programs for children. We meet monthly on a Thursday evening on the other side of town from where … Continue reading

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Eggcakes

When talking with other parents, the topic that comes up most frequently (other than sleep) is food. Once your child reaches a certain age, a number of issues start to develop: how to keep them well-fed (sometimes it seems like … Continue reading

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Keeping (Part of) the Kitchen Floor Clean

I consider myself a bit of a minimalist when it comes to baby stuff. We don’t have a lot of baby furniture, we keep an eye on the number of toys so that they’re not taking over the house, and … Continue reading

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Everything’s Better with Yogurt

Pressed for time one night, I picked up frozen fish and french fries from Trader Joe’s for dinner. Scrambling for a way to get Alzette more protein and nutrients, I dipped the french fries in Greek yogurt with olive oil … Continue reading

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Stroller and a Bike Lock

I love to walk everywhere (I will walk for miles – my motto used to be “I can’t imagine a distance I wouldn’t be able to walk”). But it took me a while to find my groove as far as … Continue reading

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Car Seat Shopping Made Easy (Seriously!)

One of the most daunting tasks as a new parent is that of shopping for and buying a car seat. There are so many options and you feel like you need to be an expert in car crash safety to … Continue reading

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