32 Surprisingly Cheap Baby Halloween Costumes for Bargain-Hunting Mamas

  Looking for baby Halloween costumes can be a little overwhelming.  On one hand, you want something so adorable everyone in the neighborhood insists on giving you your baby the Top Shelf candy.  (No Tootsie Rolls!) On the other hand, it would be nice to find that photo-worthy costume without spending a ton of cash. Well, friend.  You can have your King Sized Reese's and eat it ... [Continue Reading]

Why Moms Are Falling Madly in Love with Amazon Prime

  If you haven't yet discovered the Parental Power of Prime, you are seriously missing out.  I'm not ashamed to say that over the years I've developed a serious man shop-crush over Mr. Amazon Prime. In fact, since we became Amazon Prime members back in 2007, I've developed a whole new compassion for Beliebers.  I get it, you 12-year-old hysterical female fan. I get it. Here are 4 ... [Continue Reading]

Bayboo: A New Level of Fabulous

There's always this one thing of baby gear that sneaks up on you. One day, in the midst of all the chaos, you suddenly realize that life would be a whole lot more difficult if it weren't for this one thing. Well, today I've got a one thing that will amp your Fabulous Life Level up to 11. It's a baby blanket. No, wait.  It's a swaddle wrap. No, wait.  It's a nursing cover. No, ... [Continue Reading]

So Long Sophie: 8 New Baby Teethers That Will Make You Drool

Ah, Queen Sophie.  Undisputed ruler of Teethington. She's been reigning the baby teether market for decades.  (Seriously.  Do you know even ONE person who doesn't own her?) That crown though....it may be slipping!  There are some new up-and-commers eyeing the throne.   Doth thou hear the drums of an approaching battle?  Is it thou possible a civil war is lingering on the horizon? Which ... [Continue Reading]

Derek Zoolander’s Guide to Really Really Good Looking Baby Clothes on a Budget

[sc:SpSchoola ] I've got good news for Derek.  There is more to life than being really, really, really, really, really ridiculously good looking. It's looking really, really, really, really, really ridiculously good looking on a budget. Today I'm going to give you some beauty AND budget tips that will keep the entire family's wardrobe looking entirely posh at prices even unemployed male ... [Continue Reading]

Baby Toys: How to Hedge Your Bets and Purchase a Winner

Are you feeling lucky, Punk Parent? Because you're about to partake in the annual gambling festival of toy shopping! Now I'll admit,  toy shopping for older kids is actually fun. They create their cute little "Santa Lists" and you go through with the red-pen-of-death and decide which requests are reasonable (e.g. "a Lego playset") and which earn a chuckle and a cross-out (e.g."my own ... [Continue Reading]