Is The New School Year Routine Also Kicking Your Butt? 5 Tips Guiding You Back To Sanity After A Cringe September

Settling into the new school year routine September has kicked my butt. I don’t like or want to admit it but it’s true. Consequently, the new school year routine is kicking everyone else’s butt too. This makes me feel slightly better.  A month ago – in August – I remember saying how excited I wasContinue reading “Is The New School Year Routine Also Kicking Your Butt? 5 Tips Guiding You Back To Sanity After A Cringe September”

August Back To School Tips: 5 Quick Things To Do Now Guaranteed To Make Your Life Easier & Set Your Kid’s School Year Up for Success (Including How To Get Out Of The Daily Chore of Making Lunch)! 

Back To School Tips! The sun setting on the summer reminds us September and back to school is coming. It is coming quickly. If we do not get ready NOW, we are going to be the scrambling parents. You know, the ones begging stores to stay open while we find the last hidden box ofContinue reading “August Back To School Tips: 5 Quick Things To Do Now Guaranteed To Make Your Life Easier & Set Your Kid’s School Year Up for Success (Including How To Get Out Of The Daily Chore of Making Lunch)! “

5 Fun Customizable Video Games to Play (and A Freebie) to Keep Your Kids Learning Over the Holidays

I’m so excited to host another guest blogger on The Mint Chip Mama! Please welcome: Barbara Peters. Barbara Peters is a speech language pathologist and a mother of two. She is going to showcase her awesome customizable video games! School’s out for winter break, but you can use customizable video games to keep your kid’sContinue reading “5 Fun Customizable Video Games to Play (and A Freebie) to Keep Your Kids Learning Over the Holidays”

Designing an Easy & Cool Tween Room for Middle School!

Tweens want cool rooms. Often it is so they can sit and brood, but mostly it is just because who doesn’t want a cool tween room!? When it was time to evolve our bedroom situation, getting our cool tween ready for middle school, there was no question what the décor would be – Harry PotterContinue reading “Designing an Easy & Cool Tween Room for Middle School!”

Back to School 2018

Back to School 2018! As the summer heats up in August, and we look forward to the Fall, what’s trending for Back to School is the hot topic. Back to School with Momtrends I was very lucky to have a sneak peek at last week’s Momtrends Back to School event. From fun clothes, to stylishContinue reading “Back to School 2018”

Kudo Banz – Wearable Positive Feedback!

If you’re a parent, I’m quite sure you’re familiar with sticker charts. I am too. Little pieces of bribery that bring so much happiness to both parties. When I met the nice people from Kudo Banz last week I was very, very impressed by their expansion of this age old positive reinforcement tradition. Their ideaContinue reading “Kudo Banz – Wearable Positive Feedback!”

Back to School 2017 with Momtrends!

Back to School 2017 with Momtrends! I’m not sure how the summer is almost over already and we are talking about school again. The good news is – for us moms who live vicariously through our children – we can still share in the excitement of new products! As a blogger I’m so lucky toContinue reading “Back to School 2017 with Momtrends!”

You Are the Sunscreen of My Life, Yeah

These days one seems to need a PhD to navigate the baby and child bath and “beauty” product aisle. We try to fill our bellies with healthy food while making these monkeys and then we try to fill their bodies with healthy food once they’re on the outside. It seems only natural to continue usingContinue reading “You Are the Sunscreen of My Life, Yeah”

Stride Rite, A Baby’s First Shoes: Shoe’re Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile

I have two children. A boy kid and a girl kid. Can you guess who has the shoe obsession? If you guessed the boy kid, you are correct. My little Salvatore Ferragamo, even at 18 months,  has got an eye for shoes and accessories like no one else in my family. He insists on wearingContinue reading “Stride Rite, A Baby’s First Shoes: Shoe’re Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile”

Cozywoggle – The World’s First Car Seat Approved Coat!

The Cozywoggle  is one of the coolest things I’ve seen. By now you can probably tell I’m a bit obsessed with car safety. Most likely because I went from urban living (read: not driving for a dozen years) to suburban living (read: driving everywhere, all the time). Learning car seat etiquette is very different whenContinue reading “Cozywoggle – The World’s First Car Seat Approved Coat!”

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