Why a Babysitting Co-op is the Best Thing Ever

What is a babysitting co-op? A babysitting co-op is a group of parents (often moms) who arrange to be available for babysitting co-op services based on a point system. Parents agree to babysit in exchange for their own children being babysat at a later date. It is more flexible than a one to one person trade because with more babysitters Read More…

11 Useful Baby Products I Refuse to Get Rid of

For many having kids often means a garage filled with baby and kid stuff. At least that’s how it is for us. There are so many useful baby products out there! And from experience I’ll tell you that there is no amount of money I won’t spend or products I won’t try in an effort to get a little more Read More…

9 Reasons Why Toddlers are Awesome – Things to Remember When You’re at the End of your Rope

It seems like in one instant my youngest went from infant to full blown toddler, there was no easing into it at all. It has been a few years since I had a toddler in the house and I’ll admit I forgot a lot of what toddlerhood entails. Lately I have been finding myself more and more frustrated with the Read More…

10 Baby Products I Wish I had with My First (or Second!) Baby – Baby Products for Expecting Moms

It seems like there are so many baby products out there, it’s kind of crazy actually. When you think about it 100 years ago and for thousands of years before that, babies mostly just needed their moms and not much more than that. All of these items are my favorite baby products for expecting moms that I found after kid Read More…

Planning a Successful Day Trip

This time of year I always get antsy to go somewhere. Not for a big trip as those are usually reserved for summer, but just a trip to see somewhere new. Spring break is a perfect time, but often we just take a Saturday and head off somewhere. We do this fairly regularly and as long as we put a Read More…

Why I Love Being a Mom Notebook

I made this after a very long and stressful day of mommy hood (back when we only had one, but we were still new at it), hoping that by recording all the reasons why I loved being a mom it would make me appreciate it more. And I do! Here are some of the entries: Everyday is never the same Read More…