Macho Men Love Single Moms

The reason I am growing my hair long is not that I want to do an impression of Rapunzel and star in my own Tangled movie. I don’t intend on luring a prince with my long, braided locks, at the risk of getting split ends if I let him use it as a … [Continue reading]

Have cheap fun with your kids

If taking your kids to the mall is something you dread (like I do), it’s a consolation to know that there is a fun – and not to mention, a low-cost - alternative to it. A couple of bean bags, and huge throw pillows on a carpet are enough to set the … [Continue reading]

Blogging for Fitness

Washboard abs, a toned tummy, firm thighs… these are the images which usually come to mind when we hear the word “fitness”. Fitness is not limited to the physical, though. There is also such a thing as mental and emotional fitness. Blogging helps … [Continue reading]

How cough and cold medicines harm your child

Whenever our little one gets the sniffles, we’re often compelled to remedy the situation they way we would if we ourselves had colds. We’d grab a bottle of cold medicine from our trusty old medicine cabinet and give a spoonful of it to our kid. … [Continue reading]

Top 10 things your boyfriend or husband isn’t telling you

It is a well-known fact that men are reticent beings, often keeping emotions to themselves. We women are then forced to become Criss Angel wannabes, trying to read men’s minds. Understanding their body language likewise becomes a painstaking struggle … [Continue reading]

How to give your kids an awesome summer

You can almost feel it in the air-well, not really, given the current unpredictability of climate change-summer is fast approaching. Kids are gearing up for their final exams. School bags are getting nonchalantly tossed around like pizza dough, … [Continue reading]

TV shows for kids to watch

Newsflash: An asteroid just hit the earth and selectively wiped out Barney and his friends from the face of this planet. Well, that’s wishful thinking for me. Nothing used to annoy me more than seeing that purple dinosaur singing while shaking his … [Continue reading]

Close Encounters of the Dental Kind

In life we go on a lot of trips: trips to the mall, the park, the nearby grocery store. The one trip a majority of us dread going on, is a trip to the (drum roll, please) dentist! My five-year old has just recently gone on such a trip, and I must … [Continue reading]

Are you smarter than a 5-year old?

We are all pretty familiar with the TV game show “Are you smarter than a fifth-grader?”. In my case, I feel my kid and I are stars in our own reality TV show, “Are you smarter than a five-year old?” My precocious preschooler is more than a bundle … [Continue reading]

Sleep. Believe. Survive.

Putting our little tyke down for an afternoon nap has always proven to be a power struggle. We do everything to coerce, while they do what they can to resist. It could almost pass for an episode of the reality show Survivor. The goal is to outwit, … [Continue reading]