How’s your weekend? We have friends in town and are having a great time – and I’m very happy the kids have tomorrow off! I think I see a whole bunch of hanging out in my bathrobe and slippers in my near future…
This week I’ve gathered an eclectic bunch of links for your reading pleasure:
Is Valentine’s Day the new Halloween? – from Rage Against The Minivan. It used to just be all about the little cards, but now Valentine’s Day brings with it a slew of pencils, tiny puzzles, plastic doodads, and of course…candy. Kristen offers up some advice on how to manage post-classroom-party goodies.
Getting a child to stop biting his nails – Parent Hacks. Asha’s fabulous step-by-step advice can apply to any bad habit.
are you a sad fish too? – from Flux Capacitor. Maggie May’s beautiful, poetic words do justice to sadness, and how to live with it and around it.
What I’ve been up to:
3 ways to kick the soda habit – would you believe I once had a serious Mountain Dew addiction? Here’s how I kicked it to the curb.
The inside scoop on how The Happiest Mom came to be – a fun Q&A between myself and the editor Elizabeth, who was instrumental in making The Happiest Mom: 10 Secrets To Enjoying Motherhood a fun, helpful read.
The Fixer-Upper – I’m so proud of this guest post I wrote for The Inspired Room about how hard it can be to balance home (and life) improvement with finding contentment in what you have.
Speaking of, a big HELLO to all the readers who are coming over from The Inspired Room! Thanks for stopping by, and I hope you’ll get comfy and stay a while. If you love home-y reading, you might like these posts:
- I’m not a crafty mom, and other lies I tell myself
- The courage to make a home your own
- Finding contentment in the home you have