September 16 is National Guacamole Day! Avocados are one of the healthiest foods on the planet the have 20 essential vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. There are hundreds of different kinds of avocados all over the world but here in the U.S. you mainly see Hass Avocados. How do you know if an avocado is read? […]
It’s that time of year again: the flowers are starting to bloom, Easter is just around the corner, and sweet baby animals are being born and hatching. What could be cuter than a fluffy yellow baby chicken? Or a soft, velvety baby bunny? In the spring, many parents consider getting one of these pets for […]
The other day, we talked about how to choose the right size bike for your kids in “How to choose the right bicycle“. With spring just around the corner, it’s the time of year to think about buying a new bicycle if your child has outgrown his old one. Easter is only a couple of […]
Maclaren’s famous umbrella strollers are freshened-up for 2012 and a bit of a mysterious news story lurks in the background.
I was quite pleased to see the updates that Maclaren had made to their strollers this past week. I was worried because I had heard late last month that the company was filing for bankrupcy! If […]
You know that all of us at Shopaholic Mommy love TOMS Shoes. The designs are cute, the materials are durable and (my personal favorite) every time you buy, you’re helping someone in need. I was browsing the site today and found a bunch of new-for-spring styles that I just love! I’m going to be using […]
When your kids are small, keeping them safe tends to consist of things like keeping tiny Legos off of the floor, covering the electrical outlets and not leaving them unattended in the bathtub. As they grow, though, kids gain more freedom and, as any mom knows, freedom in kids equals concern in parents. Most kids […]
If you’re anything like my best friend’s family, you’re constantly on the go. With two working parents and three active kids, they seem to be running all the time! My friend and her husband are each responsible for dropping off a kid or two at school on their respective drives into work, then the late […]
Now that fall is in the air and your big kids are off at school, you might be getting the urge to have some special mom-and-child fall-themed fun with your littlest one. Toddlers and preschoolers are still learning a lot about the world around them, so even simple, everyday objects are exciting to explore and […]
September is here! When I lived in New England, this was always my favorite time of year: the air would be crisp in the mornings, but still comfortably warm in the afternoons. Living in Florida now, I miss those days of early fall!
Now the kids are back in school (or returning after this upcoming weekend, […]
It’s August already! This is typically the time to stock up on back-to-school items if you live in a state that doesn’t start back to school until the end of the month or after Labor Day. (You might still be able to get some great deals in the states that start earlier, as well, but […]