Category: Tips and advice

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.

Early Christmas shopping hacks for parents

From organizing your list and getting “Santa confirmation” to joining Facebook co-op groups, here are five ways to make early Christmas shopping easier.

Throwing a baby shower for your bestie

Throwing a baby shower can’t possibly be more than sitting everyone in a circle and cooing over ducky onesies and impossibly tiny sneakers, right? Well, there’s a bit more to it — like the guest list, food, games, gifts and general hosting duties. Not… Continue Reading “Throwing a baby shower for your bestie”

Five tips for meal planning + free printable meal planner and shopping list

It was something I hated, and it turned out I wasn’t the only one. I’m talking, of course, about the dreaded act of sitting down with a pad of paper and a pen and figuring out what the H-E-double hockey sticks you’re supposed to… Continue Reading “Five tips for meal planning + free printable meal planner and shopping list”

My famous potty-training advice? Nudity, television, and candy.

Right after Christmas, I shared how Little Miss C — who had just turned 20 months at the time — immediately decided she wanted to be potty-trained. Longtime readers will remember that this was very … uh, very! very! very! … different from how… Continue Reading “My famous potty-training advice? Nudity, television, and candy.”