Category Archives: My Family

Why I’m Not Preparing For the Birth Of Baby #2

Speaking of which, I’m due 4/6 – where’s the dang baby?   While we wait…please enjoy my final Momtastic pregnancy post: When I had my first baby, I brought a giant wheelie bag to the hospital, big enough for months of international travel, or for me to crawl inside — which, come to think of it, […]

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8 Hilarious Ways To Prank Your Kids On April Fools’ Day

Those darn kids. They’ve kept you up all night. Destroyed your house. And turned you from a cool chick into a sweatpants-wearing chauffeur/sherpa/referee/maid/short order cook/nag. Clearly, your kids have it coming. And this April Fools’ Day, here’s how you can get ‘em good: 1. Fake a snow day. Decorate their windows with canned spray snow so they […]

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Rowdy Sprout Kids Rocker Wear Giveaway!

Giveaway ended 4/1/15 – thank you for playing! There’s one thing I really, really, really wanted to do before this baby comes, and that’s our annual Rowdy Sprout giveaway! If you’ve been reading the blog for a while, you know I’m obsessed with my friend Laura Angotti’s kids clothing line.  The styles are the coolest […]

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Why Pregnant Women Cry – 40 Reasons For 40 Weeks

Pregnancy is an emotional time. There are happy tears. Sad tears. Scared tears. And “I don’t even know why I’m crying” tears. Maybe it’s one of these 40 reasons: 1. It’s Tuesday 2. That commercial with the babies/puppies/baby puppies came on 3. Your partner forgot to buy the paper towels 4. Your partner brought you […]

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How Motherhood Ruined Fifty Shades Of Grey For Me

On a recent girls’ night out, I caught a showing of “Fifty Shades of Grey.” I wanted to see for myself what all the R-rated fuss was about. But instead of getting hot and bothered like I was supposed to, I just got, well, bothered. To me, billionaire playboy Christian Grey wasn’t so much a […]

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