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)! “

Hey Burnt Out Mama: Instantly Fix Your Day With Megan Sumrell’s Time Management Tips For The Busy Mom

Time Management Tips For The Busy Mom Hey fellow mamas – do you feel like you’re drowning? Do you swear every day you’ll figure out how to better manage your time? Do you consider the hours between bus pick up and drop off your work day? Me too! But it doesn’t have to be thatContinue reading “Hey Burnt Out Mama: Instantly Fix Your Day With Megan Sumrell’s Time Management Tips For The Busy Mom”

The Top Cool and Unique Playgrounds On Long Island

After many years of searching, my list of playgrounds on Long Island is ready to go. Similar to my hike and garden roundups, this list is forever evolving. Playgrounds supply a fantastic opportunity for kids to play, get some exercise, and breathe in fresh air. Equally, it allows parents to take a little rest orContinue reading “The Top Cool and Unique Playgrounds On Long Island”

Our Town: Act 3, Mark Duplass & Perspective on Kids

I was playing at the playground yesterday with my son, who is currently two years and nine months old. I was playing at a playground where I used to take my middle son, now five. I was looking at my little one – in my middle son’s old clothes – standing in the exact placeContinue reading “Our Town: Act 3, Mark Duplass & Perspective on Kids”

What Mom’s of Young Kids Really Want for Mother’s Day

Around this time of year the topic of what moms really want for Mother’s Day always comes up. So I was thinking what do I really want? The list below pretty much sums it up. The good news is – most of these don’t cost anything, your kids can “give” them to you too, andContinue reading “What Mom’s of Young Kids Really Want for Mother’s Day”

GB Pockit Stroller – The Smallest Stroller in the World!

#gbpockit Are you sitting down? I’m about to introduce you to the world’s smallest stroller. According to me? Nope – according to the Guinness Book of World Records! Believe me now? Get ready – I’m about to solve all your strollin’ problems. Thank you For The Intro New York Baby Show! I came across theContinue reading “GB Pockit Stroller – The Smallest Stroller in the World!”

The Mint Chip Mama’s 2016 New York Baby Show Top Picks!

It’s 2016 New York Baby Show time! One of the reasons I like the The New York Baby Show so much is that they always draw a great combination of vendors – both large and small scale to their event. This year didn’t disappoint. I was happy to walk the floor and see some newContinue reading “The Mint Chip Mama’s 2016 New York Baby Show Top Picks!”

Third Kid’s A Charm! Big City Moms Biggest Baby Shower Ever

Walking the floor of an event like the Big City Moms Biggest Baby Shower Ever (which took place in Manhattan on Tuesday, May 10th, 2016) as a first time mom can be overwhelming. As a third time mom it is more like looking for a needle in a hay stack. What I mean by thisContinue reading “Third Kid’s A Charm! Big City Moms Biggest Baby Shower Ever”

Turks and Caicos – The Perfect Getaway!

‘Twas just a fortnight ago I sat on the sea’s edge with my paramour quietly reading. How lovely it was to have no clock, no responsibilities, and no dependents nearby handing me a booger. As I opined in my Huffington Post piece last month “Vacation: All We Ever Wanted. Vacation: Miles to Getaway!” it wasContinue reading “Turks and Caicos – The Perfect Getaway!”

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