Category: The Mom Scene

How to know what your kids want for Christmas

How to know what your kids want for Christmas {Heather's Handmade Life}

The messages were beeping in, one after another, until I clicked over to the Facebook thread between me and a few friends to see what the panic was. It was not an emergency. It was that no one had any idea what to get…

My Catholic conscience

I feel too tall when we all stand up. I wish I hadn’t worn low-heeled boots. There’s a sea of white and balding heads, and then me — looming over everyone, awkwardly clasping my hands and murmuring along when I can. We’re back at…

iPhone hacks for parents

iPhone hacks for parents {Heather's Handmade Life}

I have a separate Google calendar that lists all of the dates local restaurants have a “kids eat free” promo. It only took a minute to set up — “Kids eat free at the Big Stop” repeats every Tuesday, for example — and it’s handy to have.