Category Archives: Parenting Tips & Tricks

Mother’s Day 2013

Thinking of my Momma this Mother’s Day weekend. She was the most supportive and unselfish person I know, and I am a better mother because she was mine. Even though she was taken too early, I had an amazing childhood. She made it magical: heart-shaped pancakes on Valentine’s day, green milk on St. Patrick’s Day, […]


DIY Kid’s Swimsuit Alteration: No More Falling Straps!

So, I’m not sure what clothing manufacturers are thinking, but McKenzie’s straps always fall off her shoulders: tank tops, swimsuits, dresses, etc. She doesn’t have super-broad shoulders, but I think she’s a pretty normal-sized kid. Am I alone here? Either way, I don’t like it. I prefer to keep my 4-year-old’s chest completely covered, thank […]