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Whenever I go out to eat, I’ve always been that one person who orders water. I’m not kidding when I say that sometimes the waiters give me dirty looks and probably think to themselves, “Yeah, this lady is going to be a cheap tipper.” (which for the record, I’m a great tipper)
Infant Ear Piercing. This a touchy subject. In my opinion, as a mom, only you know what is best for your children. When it comes down to infant ear-piercing, you can expect mixed opinions. This topic comes up because both of my girls have pierced ears. When my little one had just hit the two-month mark, we were happy to take her to get her ears pierced. Usually, the minimum age of 2 months is when most institutions will pierce baby’s ears for you. With Gabs, my eldest, I pierced her ears at 6 weeks old and the response to … Continue reading
Last week, during our #10kptpa celebration, we asked you, our fans, to share some of your parenting insights. I was really impressed by Blogaholic, LisaMarieF’s The ABCs of Parenting Challenge blog post that it prompted me to ask on Twitter, “What are some of your parenting insights?” An overwhelming number of PTPA fans and followers shared some amazing parenting gems. Here are but a few that caught my eye: “On those tough days take a deep breath and remember they grow up fast and enjoy them while you can.” @lindal3520 “I teach my children to be respectful, kind, and grateful for … Continue reading
Spring is officially here! When it comes to getting organized, Spring Cleaning is only second to New Year’s Resolutions as a source of excitement and anxiety for homeowners everywhere. Before it gets too warm, now is the perfect time for a deep cleaning before you’ll be spending the bulk of your time outside. Here are my suggestions to make the process fun, fast and almost effortless. 1) Get Help More than anything else you can do, many hands really lighten the load so form a team — either within your family or hook up with a friend or two or … Continue reading
Only a few weeks left to go until us anxious mommies (and daddies) send our little ones off on one of their biggest adventures yet — Kindergarten! If you’re a first-time Kindergarten Parent such as myself, you’re definitely left with so many questions & concerns that you’re dying to have answered. On top of the obvious nervousness, it’s a very exciting milestone for your child and all part and parcel of their wonderful journey to discovery and growth.
Whoever had the crazy idea to move when you’re in your third trimester is one strange and cuckoo person. Oh wait. Okay, in our defense, the market was really good, we wanted to get a new place closer to our daughter’s new school and wanted to be settled into our new home prior to baby boy’s arrival. And honestly, the thought of a post-baby move is much more intimidating. But boy is it ever hard, especially when you’re pregnant.
Do you allow boy babysitters? OR Your Boys to babysit? Continue reading
Britney Spears went as…Rupaul? Drag Queen Show Girl ? Herself? Nope, I got it. A HAWT MESS!