Posts tagged "kids"

Hot Pink Polish!

  As a general rule we don’t name names when idiots behave badly, so dignifying the Fox News story about a J. Crew ad with a comment crosses our normal boundaries. But we can’t control ourself and just have to say something. The story is that the creative director of J. Crew painted her son’s...

Every Kid Needs Chocolate Chip Cookies

. We’ve been wondering what triggers warm memories of feeling safe at home? The sweetest of all our childhood memories is coming home from school to freshly made cakes, muffins and chocolate chip cookies. Just this morning we read the results of a chocolate chip taste test done by one of our favorite food blogs- Serious...

Random Mama B Gripe

We wish to issue a complaint. We’ve got nothing against Babies ‘R’ Us.  Yes, we’re a bit overwhelmed by the whole idea of a ‘baby superstore’—which makes you think you need waaaay more than you actually need. Don’t get us started on the whole baby bathtub racket. Or changing tables? Useless piece of furniture! Use...

Legos Are a Renewable Resource

Parents have cornucopias of junk. Rubbermaid boxes overloaded with gadgets and gizmos of all shape and size. Puzzles, books, animals, tops, drums, kazoos, blocks, teethers, jack-in-the-boxes, wing-dings, do-hickies, whatchamacallits. And yet everyone invests in these same objects again and again. All the Mama B’s on your street are buying the same toys. Why not organize...