Category: Parent-to-Parent

Guest Blog: Pacifying Your Love of Wine

Finding the perfect wine is much like finding the perfect name for your child: it’s personal, you’ll try quite a few before you get it right, and you’ll savor it forever. As a wine loving geek, I waited only as long as it took the nurse to disconnect my epidural...

Guest Blog: Work-Life Balance?

Shopping. It’s one of my great passions, and I’ve had the wonderful luck to be able to turn it not just into my hobby but my job, too. I started STEALS.com after I had my third child – it hit me as I was pulling out of the driveway when...

Guest Blog: The Honest Toddler’s Guide to Children’s Literature

We love books. Period. And we really, really love Honest Toddler. Books Books are wonderful entertainment, gum, and weapons. Many parents read whole stories and don’t skip pages, but I wouldn’t know anything about that. When you’re done texting, take a moment to learn about toddler favorites. The Giving Tree: LOVE Don’t...

Guest Blog: Nurturing a Nurturer

During the delivery of my first child, I apparently said to my husband, “You take care of me, so I can take care of our baby.”  I actually don’t recall saying these words, but my husband reminded me of that moment during one of our sleepless nights with our second...

Guest Blog: Expect the Unexpected

This morning, my 21-month-old drew on her wall with a crayon. A big blue crayon. Her scribble doesn’t match her adorable pink walls, or her pretty yellow bed. And it certainly doesn’t match my image of perfect motherhood, you know, the one I had the whole time I was pregnant,...

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Guest Blog: Shop in the Name of Love

I’ve been known to shop. A lot. When I was in college, I once walked into a department store, opened up a credit card, and bought two handbags in a matter of minutes. I walked out dizzy from the rush. It took me getting a part-time job and a whole year to pay off that...