What to Do With Kids’ Art

Things to Do With Your Children's Art

Thank you for your service. By the wonderful Grace Farris.

P.S. So many art projects and the best worst bedtime stories.… Read more

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CBD Sparkling Water Giveaway

CBD Sparkling Water Giveaway

Have you tried CBD? The phytocannabinoid (a big word for a plant compound) is seemingly everywhere these days, in oils, lotions, lip balms… But the easiest, and most delicious, way to try it is Sweet Reason sparkling water.… Read more

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8 Everyday Clothes I Wear Over and Over

Minkpink sweater

Have you ever done a closet cleanse? I reach for the same trusty pieces almost every day, and chances are if we run into each other on the street, I’ll be wearing some version of them.… Read more

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This New Zealand Apartment Welcomes You With a Bright Yellow Door

New Zealand Small House Tour

Ana Barbono lives in the center of Wellington City, New Zealand, with her husband, Rob, and their almost-two-year-old son, Aro. “I’m a former lawyer and political advisor, now almost two years deep into stay-at-home parenthood,” she says.… Read more

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The Ultimate Veggie Sandwich

veggie sandwich

Spring is in the air, bringing buds, brightness, and one big question: How do you make the most of spring produce? Today, Heather Hands of Flourishing Foodie shares how she combines the season’s best greens to make one delicious sandwich.… Read more

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9 Cookbooks That Earn Their Keep

9 Cookbooks That Earn Their Keep

There are two shelves in my kitchen that house approximately 50 cookbooks, and I am constantly adding new ones and giving away old ones to make sure the shelf — and my cooking — stays relevant.… Read more

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Asthma Won’t Get Him Down: Proactive Solutions on the Go

Learning to live with chronic health issues like severe food allergies and asthma is like adapting to a new cultural environment; Becoming accustomed to new habits and even new languages. Neither my husband nor I have dealt with asthma or severe food allergies, so when...

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Managing Jack’s Asthma, Quickly and Effectively

Generally speaking, the first child in the family is the one that provides the majority of the learning curves. We learn all about our parenting parameters, our own emotional and physical endurance, and even our patience levels. I became a parent 12 years ago and...

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Four Fun Things

Pen15 comedy show

Have you seen the hilarious comedy show Pen15? The 31-year-old stars, Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle, play versions of their 13-year-old selves in 2000 (while the other actors are actually 13 years old).… Read more

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How to Navigate a Special Needs Encounter

How to Navigate a Special Needs Encounter, by Amy Webb

As the mom of a child with a disability, there are four things I wish everyone knew…


It was during our routine 18-week ultrasound that we found out our second daughter would be disabled.… Read more

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Have a Lovely Weekend.

What are you up to this weekend? Tonight we’re taking it easy, but tomorrow night we’re going to Miss Ada for dinner. (I’ve already picked out my meal on the online menu, as one does:) Hope you have a good one, and here are a few fun links from around the web…

Love these ceramics.… Read more

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Bedtime Board Game

Grace Farris

Sounds about right. By the wonderful Grace Farris.

P.S. Things you do not have to do, and conversation topics.… Read more

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Real Talk: Do You Shave? Wax? Neither?

Let’s talk about body hair, a topic near and not-always-so-dear to my heart. Many things are personal, and hair is no exception. Flamingo is a new line of razors and wax kits for women that recognizes body hair is a choice, and your preferences may change at different times in your life.… Read more

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Who’s Your Celebrity Crush?

Beatles fans

Ok, very important question: who’s your celebrity crush these days? Mine is this dreamboat…

Rami Malek

Rami Malek. Be still my heart. As the Globe and Mail said, “he’s mostly eyes… thousand-mile eyes.”

Rami Malek

Did you see him play Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody?… Read more

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“I Didn’t Have Sex for the First Two Years of Marriage.”

Essay on pelvic pain: I Didn't Have Sex for the First Two Years of Marriage

I had been a married virgin for three months when…

…my first physical therapist broke up with me. Actually, she told me that I should “see other people” and that she’d “keep my chart open,” but I knew what that meant: she couldn’t help me anymore.… Read more

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Babaà Giveaway (and Discount Code)

Babaa Discount Code

Founded by a Madrid-based mother of three, Babaà makes the coziest knitwear for men, women and kids. Everything is crafted in Spain with 100% natural materials and spun by local artisans.… Read more

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My #1 Trick for Choosing the Best Vacation Rental

Shelter Island Airbnb

When we’re planning a trip, and I’m searching for a rental home for our family, there’s one thing I always look for…

A pool? No. A microwave?… Read more

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Have a Great Weekend.

swans

What are you up to tonight? We are going to dinner with friends tonight and having a “family fun night” tomorrow, which is Toby’s invention and basically means they get to eat candy and watch a movie:) Hope you have a good one, and here are a few fun links from around the web…

The surprising shift in Michelle Obama’s style.… Read more

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The Best Gifts

Things to Bring a New Mom

I’d love a little baggie of extra sleep, too. By the wonderful Grace Farris.

P.S. Five gifts for new moms and 15 things I’d tell a new mother.… Read more

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Four Fun Things

Mark your calendars: The release of Catastrophe’s fourth season is just one week away on March 15th. The show follows an Irish teacher (Sharon Horgan) living in London as she falls for an American advertising exec — and all their ups and downs as they build a life together.… Read more

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How Many Siblings Do You Have?

How Many Siblings Do You Have?

I have…

Zero. Growing up, this wasn’t something I noticed, because it was the only thing I knew. The only time my single child nature became apparent was when board games were labeled “four or more players,” because there were hardly ever four or more people in the house.… Read more

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Primary Giveaway

Primary giveaway

One of our all-time favorite places to find kids’ clothes is Primary. The brand was started by two moms who couldn’t find great basics at reasonable prices.… Read more

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7 Stand-Out Fashion Moments of the Oscars

Gaga Cooper Oscars

Huzzah! Last night, the Oscars red carpet was the most daring we have seen in years, with stars breaking free from safe bets and taking dramatic sartorial risks.… Read more

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Have a Relaxing Weekend.

Emily Waterfield

What are you up to this weekend? We’re finishing up a wonderful week visiting relatives in California and will be heading home. I’ve also been reading this book on our trip and flagging almost every page.… Read more

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Reasons for a Bad Mood

Bad Mood Comic Nina Cosford

Every Friday, we feature comics by illustrators we love. Here’s today’s, by the lovely Nina Cosford.

P.S. Personal pep talks and a personality quiz.… Read more

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Four Fun Things

reformation cardigan

What’s your go-to date look? On Alex and my first date, I wore a cream V-neck sweater, and it worked, haha. Ten years later, I still really like them.… Read more

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Three Couples on Sharing Money

Fabric Vault

When you’re in a relationship, how do you handle money? Do you have separate bank accounts and split dinner checks? Or do you mush everything together?… Read more

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Motherhood Poem

photo by Nikaela Marie

How have you been feeling lately? The other day, some women I know were talking about the ups and downs of parenting. When one of your children is having a hard time, it can really take your breath away.… Read more

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Week of Outfits: Anton

Week of Outfits: Anton

Now that Anton is 5 1/2, he has gotten into defining his own style — from cowboy hats to shark tees. His approach matches his animal-loving, rough-and-tumble personality, and he was excited to take some pictures.… Read more

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Have a Relaxing Weekend.

Lena Corwin bathroom

What are you up to this weekend? The boys have roped me into taking them to Chuck E. Cheese tonight — wish me luck! And tomorrow Alex and I are going to a wine tasting with some friends.… Read more

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