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Design Mom 2/15 6:00A Design Mom
Hello, Friends. How are you? How was your week? We had lots of fun things this happening this week. June s pinewood derby car — shaped like the Eiffel Tower — was the third fastest of the night, and...

When Your Kids Sue You For Giving Birth To Them

Design Mom 2/14 7:51A Design Mom
Happy Valentine s Day! Here s a very un-valentine-sy topic. Last week, a headline caught my eye: Indian man to sue parents for giving birth to him . You might think it s an Onion article, but it s...

15 Books that Teach Kids to Love Themselves

Mommy Shorts 2/13 8:32A Allie Isnardi
One thing I ve noticed that both my kids do, is that if they are naming the people they love in their life, they always make sure to give a shout-out to themselves at the end. When I smile, Harlow...

The Best Sugar Cookie Frosting Ever

Design Mom 2/13 5:00A Lindsey Johnson
The other day, Olive was reminiscing about the cookie parties we used to host for Valentine s Day. We d bake a whole bunch of sugar cookies, gather all the different sprinkles, make several colors of...

Our Remarkably Average Kitchen Reveal

Mommy Shorts 2/12 5:05A Mommy Shorts
This post is in partnership with Elkay, but all opinions are my own. As many of you know, my home renovation has not been the smoothest experience. There is still a lot unfinished and a lot we are not...

Living With Kids: Leisse Wilcox

Design Mom 2/12 4:11A Josh Bingham
As soon as I saw the photos of Leisse Wilcox s beautiful home outside of Toronto, I knew we would all fall in love with it. Her home has that perfect collected feel. It feels entirely personal and...

Darcy Miller’s Celebrate Love Collection

Design Mom 2/11 5:42A Design Mom
Myncredibly talented friend, Darcy Miller , created a fabulous collection for Bloomingdales called Celebrate Love . She teamed up with big-name brands like Lenox and Levi s and Sugarfina to create...

The Week in Mommy Shorts

Mommy Shorts 2/8 8:48A Mommy Shorts
Two weeks ago I announced that I m moving  my weekly newsletter to Fridays! Then I skipped a week and now we re back and there s a lot to share! First and most importantly @AverageParentProblems was...

Did You Ever Know that You’re My Hero? by The Pioneer Woman

Confessions of a Pioneer Woman - Ree Drummond 2/8 6:58A The Pioneer Woman
I don t go feeding with Ladd very often, because we both have busy mornings to juggle. But there was something about this morning. It was 10 degrees, icy, snowy, bleak, and I didn t want him to face...

America’s Mood: Eat The Rich

Design Mom 2/7 7:12A Design Mom
In 2017, I wrote a post talking about wealth and asking if there was such a thing as too rich ? At that time, a lot of the comments were pro-rich people: I don’t think there is anything bad about...

How to Help Your Child Navigate Negative Friendships

Mommy Shorts 2/7 4:25A Allie Isnardi
Chrissy Khachane is an educational consultant, parenting coach and new contributor for Mommy Shorts.  As parents, we try to instill positive character traits and healthy friendship habits with our...
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