Giveaway: For a chance to win a copy of Morphology Junior just leave a comment below by midnight (EST) on Friday, December 14, 2012 telling us why your family loves a good game night. We’re big fans of family bonding over board games, and happy that one of our faves, Morphology, has been redesigned to accommodate younger [...]
Giveaway: For a chance to win a copy of Morphology just leave a comment below by midnight (EST) on Tuesday, June 26th. There’s nothing better for family bonding than sitting down to play a board game. Whether it’s a good old-fashioned game night, a rainy day or some downtime from the summer heat game [...]
There’s something about board books that we find irresistable. Maybe it’s their chunkiness or their sturdy construction, their easy-to-turn pages, or the way they double as teethers for little ones. Or, maybe we love them so much because they are our children’s first exposure to the joys of books and reading. They help little ones [...]
Sorry! This Giveaway is now closed. More than anyone, moms need a break once in a while. I mean – let’s be honest – once you’ve entered the hallowed halls of motherhood, you can kiss peace and quiet goodbye. Calm, Zen-like moments are a thing of the past. Relaxation is a concept that is interesting [...]
Sorry! We’ve already chosen our winners and this Giveaway is no longer available. We absolutely love these gift bags from Jewels & Pinstripes because they’re chock full of awesome accessories, exclusive apparel and fantastic gift certificates. Enter to win by leaving a comment on our blog (and make sure you specify if you’d like the [...]
Congrats to our three winners! Ashley Hibbard, Dessylen Arnold, and Rebecca Roque Meyers each won a copy of Food for Thoughtful Parenting by Nina Coslov and Tara Keppler. Thanks to everyone who shared their thoughts about Mommy Speed Bumps and how to get past them. Even if you didn’t win, we hope you’ll check out [...]
He doesn’t want to put on his jacket. It’s cold. And you’re in a hurry. She wants to ride the escalator at the mall. But you’re so close to finishing your errands and you have to get home to make dinner. You have to finish your proposal by 5. It’s 4:15 and distraction and snacks are no longer working. There’s a toddler at your feet, again!
As parents, our days are filled with these “bumps in the road,” little power struggles as our children’s desires and our adult reason (and practical needs) collide. At every bump there are choices we make: do we threaten? Yell? Try to negotiate? Give up and let them go out without a jacket?