Posted by | November 9, 2017
All Is (Not-So) Calm, All Is Bright

After holding it together through the end of summer and into the beginning of the school year, this is about the time my family's ability to remain on schedule and on-task begins to wobble off the rails. School lunches that only weeks ago included a healthy, pre-planned menu and a...

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Posted by | October 12, 2017
5 Tips for Less-Stress Family Photos

The weather is getting cooler, the leaves are starting to change, and the holiday displays are slowing being rolled out at department stores around the city—oh yes, WE SEE YOU, Target—so that must mean it’s time to round up the kids, throw a tie on the husband, and head out...

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Posted by | September 26, 2017
How to Make Friends at the Playground (For Moms)

School is back, and with it comes the back-to-school grind. Personally, I always look forward to this blessed event as a peace-filled time complete with interruption-free Instagram scrolling and book-reading freedom. But let’s be real. Standing among your peers as a gaggle of kids chase a soccer ball around the...

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Posted by | September 14, 2017
Finding Balance: My Style vs. My Kids’ Style

Have you ever quickly darted by the cartoon character t-shirts in Target, hoping your chatty toddler doesn’t notice the Princess Elena romper the store conveniently places within arm’s reach? Because if she does notice, it’s game over. Any adorable Cat & Jack dress I had envisioned pairing with a Mini...

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Posted by | September 7, 2017
When the Kids Are Away, The Moms Will Play

We asked the Kidizen community what it felt like to send their kids back to school. Some were happy, some were sad, some were really funny. Take a peek, have a laugh (or cry) and share your own! "I love going to breakfast alone. Hot coffee, warm food, and no...

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