Motherhood: We’re In This Together

May 4, 2016

This week I went with my friend Nina to help her do her baby registry at Target. We started in the diaper aisle and zigzagged our way up and down the baby section scanning all the necessary things and a few cute, but not-so-necessary things. We talked about her being nervous about breastfeeding, thick vs. thin […]

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EXPIRED: 10 Reasons to Not Miss This Deal

May 2, 2016

For the past few days, I have been talking A LOT about the Ultimate Homemaking Bundle. Today is the LAST DAY you can purchase it. It is rare for me to talk about something so much, but after 10 years of blogging here on The Mom Creative, I know this is something that most of you […]

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How to Find Great Books to Read

April 28, 2016

The sheer number of books available can make it overwhelming for a reader to select a book. If you are like many, your time to read is limited, so you want to be sure you select a good book to enjoy. I pride myself on selecting great books. If a book isn’t good, I will abandon it. Here is […]

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EXPIRED: Crazy eBook Deal + Free Classes, Kids’ Crate & More

April 27, 2016

Have you seen? The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle is available this week! I’ll be honest, I wasn’t planning on sharing this deal with you. Last week was all about Grove Collaborative and I figured you wouldn’t want to hear about another deal from me. But then I bought the bundle. And frankly, I was blown away. […]

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13 Ninja Crafts and Activities for Kids

April 26, 2016

Ninjas have a fascinating history and kids are definitely drawn to them. They’re an interesting cross between fighters and spies. The way they’re able to sneak around – they can be the heroes as well as the bad guys. If you’ve got a child that’s interested in these ancient warriors, you’ll want to check out […]

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5 Simple, Affordable Ways to Show Teacher Appreciation

April 21, 2016

We have been fortunate to have had amazing teachers and caregivers for our children over the years. Many have felt like family. They’ve been invited to birthday parties, cried when our children moved “up” and loved our children so well. It is difficult to communicate the depth of my gratitude for these men and women. […]

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It’s Back: The FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Cleaning Kit

April 19, 2016

Did you hear birds singing when you clicked to read this post? Because it feels like that kind of day. Every once in awhile Grove Collaborative (formerly known as ePantry) offers a new customer gift for my readers that is totally irresistible. Today is that day! This week only, new Grove Collaborative customers will receive an […]

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Newborn Essentials + Giveaway

April 13, 2016

Ezra is our last baby. This week he took his first steps (finally!), and those newborn days already seem far removed. Friends often ask me what my must-have baby products are, which is why I was happy to team up with Babies “R” Us and Pampers today to share some of my favorites for the […]

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Some Thoughts on Abandoning Books

April 12, 2016

During my blogging break, I did a lot of reading. I also abandoned two books. Friends, life is too short to try to muddle through books you do not enjoy. I am a fast reader, so if I find that if a book is not going fast for me, it means that I am not […]

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The Fringe Hours for $3.99

April 11, 2016

Happy Monday, friends! This morning I chatted with a friend who said, “aren’t Mondays the worst? Coming off the weekend and being with family and getting into the swing of things is so hard.” Do you feel like you can relate? Are your weekends so darn busy that you don’t feel like you get the […]

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