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Pipsticks Monthly Sticker Subscription

I'd been looking for a good sticker book for the kids for a while when Maureen (a fellow Brooklyn mom and sticker lover) at Pipsticks contacted me about her new monthly sticker subscription service. I was excited to give it a try because like most kids, Charlie and Olive love stickers, and it's a perfect [...]


My Skincare and Haircare Routine

After having Olive, I really got into a funk where I put almost almost no effort into my appearance. I rarely wore makeup and avoided mirrors. It was a little embarrassing when I would run into people I knew on the street since I always wore my bummiest clothes, didn't have a stitch of makeup [...]

17 Tips for Getting Out the Door in Time for School

Mornings are always hectic in our home, trying to get two kids dressed, fed, clean, and out the door for school on time. It didn't matter if we were a little late before Charlie was in public school, but now that he's in kindergarten and all his tardies are recorded, we make sure that he's [...]


Big City Moms The Biggest Baby Shower Ever

Just a heads up that posting will be a little light tomorrow since many of you have Veteran's Day off. I'll also be attending the Big City Moms Biggest Baby Shower Ever event Wednesday evening around 6:30pm. Let me know if you're planning on attending as well!


Early Intervention, Parenting Over the First Five Years (and Olive's 3 Year Update)

Olive started a new preschool this past September and turned 3 last month. All of a sudden she no longer seems like a baby! I never thought Charlie was a baby when he was 3, 2, or even 1, but it really is true how you tend to baby the youngest and last child. I [...]

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40% Off at Gap + Gap Cash

I've purchased so much cute stuff from the Gap recently for the whole family and they're having a 40% off sale right now, including jeans and pj's, which usually aren't included in their sales. Plus they're offering Gap cash -- a $25 reward for every $50 purchase that can be used the first week of [...]

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Winter Gear for Kids

Last winter was a doozy here in New York, and the snowiest I've experienced in the past 11 years here. I somehow managed to survive without snow boots all these years, but now that my kids are older and really into playing in the snow, snow boots are a must this year. I bought mine [...]

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