‘Twas the Night before Preschool

‘Twas the night before preschool and all through the house was a mother stirring her margarita on the rocks. The backpack was checked and the outfit was set While images of her newborn danced in her head. Papa contemplating that it has already been three years… Mama wondering if she’ll keep her heirloom earrings in her ears! […]

If we build it… They will grow…

My third child.  My third child is a boy and follows two very opinionated sisters.  His life is very different from my first or second born.  He runs errands that only benefit his sisters with me, he has to wake up in the morning and go out into the bitter cold to take his sisters […]

VTech Learning Toys Review

VTech gave me the super awesome opportunity to review 4 of their hottest toddler toys for the holiday season.  That means that I had the opportunity to play with a bunch of toys and now I get to share my experience with all of you.  Yay! You guys, Baron learned all of his colors in less […]

Real men change diapers

We believe in Santa Clause, the Easter Bunny, fairies and that all toys are gender-neutral.  When my first daughter was born and she showed interest in trains, I purchased the entire Thomas the train collection.  When my son showed interest in cross-dressing, baby dolls and all things pink, I didn’t think twice about letting him […]

Mind your manners

Okay, what the hell goes on in the park?  Like many other parents I detest taking my children to the park.  First and foremost, I’m a helicopter mom. I am not ashamed.  Secondly, I’m not a germaphobe but how often do you see someone giving the monkey bars a good rub down? I mean.  There HAS […]

Cowboys and Indians invade Kidville

Cowboys and Indians invaded Kidville in Upper Montclair for Baron’s second birthday.  He celebrated alongside his pint sized friends where there was no judgement when someone had to step out for a diaper change.  It was perfect.  I had never celebrated a birthday at Kidville and I am so upset at myself for waiting this long! […]

I want a cuddle…

“I feel better, so much better now.”  The last two years my home has turned into a mini clinic for all things made in china.  My daughters want to cure the ouchies on everything from their American Girl dolls to their Duffy teddy bears and sometimes I even find my son lying on the dinner […]