Parenting

Magical Gifts Moms Wish They Had

Flora, Fauna, and Merryweather have broadened their party going to include not only christenings and marriages, but baby showers! As they are planning to attend yours, they want to know what kind of magical gifts you would like to receive. You also have the option of two magical gifts and one counter-curse. Which of the following… Continue reading Magical Gifts Moms Wish They Had

Sleeping, Tips, toddlers

How to do Quiet Time When Your Kid is Done With Naps

  You know that awkward transition when your toddler doesn't really need naps anymore, but can't quite make it through the whole day without sleep? But if they take an actual nap they end up being super cranky? My oldest son recently went through this transitional period. He's 4, and I think we're pretty much… Continue reading How to do Quiet Time When Your Kid is Done With Naps

History, Parenting

Man-Cub Mamas In History: Ida Eisenhower

This post series is inspired by the book, First Mothers: The Women Who Shaped the Presidents by Bonnie Angelo. The book is about 11 mothers of presidents, all of whom lived in the 20th century. While Angelo presents a much more rounded version of the President’s mothers, my goal in these posts is to share only the… Continue reading Man-Cub Mamas In History: Ida Eisenhower