July
02
23:01

Living on a Shoestring? Not such a bad thing.

My biggest complaint about fashion magazines, besides the perfume samples, is… well, the perfume samples. But I also hate it when my eyes fall in love with cuteness before hitting the huge price tag printed below. Shoestring Magazine solves both...
July
02
23:01

3D movies now (duh) more for kids

You’d think it would stand to reason that companies would understand that most of the movie-goers to animated 3D movies are, you know, kids. And yet, until last month, any cinema showing a RealD 3D movie offered just one (ginormous) size of 3D gl...
July
02
23:01

A girls’ guide to middle school mojo

We’re heading into our second year of middle school, here, and it’s been… interesting. It’s definitely a whole different ballgame than elementary school, particularly for girls, who tend to morph into social piranhas pretty early.Is your little d...
July
02
23:01

Hip tees for boys–or is that hip hop tees for boys.

Looking around the mega stores I sometimes think we’re supposed to be dressing our boys like country club members or just plain generically. Well hooray for dads Manny Cabrera and Pedro Tuma, and their passion to dress their boys in clothes that ...
July
02
23:01

Doughnuts just for babies. Homer Simpson approves.

When I was pregnant with my first daughter, now six, rattles that were actually cute, functional, and not made completely of plastic were just starting to make it onto the scene. Well it seems that now cuteness and a bit of hilarity abounds at ev...
July
02
23:01

Snowflakes in summer

It seemed like yesterday that I was dying to put a hair clip in my oldest daughter’s nearly bald little head. And now with her bangs all grown out and her hair all grown in, she really can’t leave home without one, so I’m always on the lookout fo...
July
02
23:01

The 3 Little Pigs go 21st Century

I have a soft spot for nursery rhymes and classic kids’ stories, both of which seem to be slowly dying in our age of technology and television. But the folks at Sprout San Francisco have revived one of my favorite tales with a cool new set of kid...
July
02
23:01

Pucker up for The Lemonade Tour by Baby Loves Disco

Yeah there she was, like disco lemonade…You know we love to party hearty with the fine folks at Baby Loves Disco. And you really know we love to shop. Now, thanks to the new Lemonade Tour, you get to do both at malls all across the country–with p...
July
02
23:01

The perfect gift for bookworms with authority

It was a red-letter day in our household when each child was old enough to get his or her own library card. They love picking out books, handing their card over to the librarian and then skipping out with their new reads. What they don’t love is ...
July
02
23:01

One cure for the affliction known as stickermania

If my kids are any indication, Stickermania may in fact be an actual medical condition. It strikes kids between 2 and 3, can last as long as a decade, and side effects may include weak and broken nails–your own–after scraping stickers off the liv...