My family logs close to 2,000 miles every summer on the road. Move over spin class, because the family road trip is the ultimate test of strength and endurance. Do I wish we had a private jet? Yes. Until then, here’s what keeps us sane along all those miles: 1. Caffeinate. Unless you are a masochist, have […]
Here are step-by-step instructions for how to build a high speed jet to fly you to your next destination. NOT. Okay, that was cruel. Seriously, here are a few tricks my road tripping family has used to survive all those miles. (p.s No scrap booking supplies required!) Win Popsicles Stop for a pop without the mess. […]
You have kids. Congrats. You will never again know what it is like to casually stroll, browse, and try things on in a store like a civilized person. Your only option is to up your game, bear down, and get it done. Here are the top 25 ways to own shopping with the beloved, adorable little person who […]
Let’s see, caffeine is definitely on the list to keep me awake past 9 p.m. Can you guess what else is on this list of moms’ night out must-haves? Brought to you by the All-New Chrysler Pacifica, the vehicle with the available Uconnect® Theater making moms’ night out even more fun.
We all know one of the minivan families on this list. If you’ve ever had to pack a life-sized stuffed unicorn, or camping chairs for every member of your family, you will relate. Brought to you by the All-New Chrysler Pacifica. The vehicle with mega storage and an available built-in UConnect® theater built for every type of family.
Shout out to all the hot dads out there doing these 5 things! Brought to you by the All-New Chrysler Pacifica. The preferred vehicle of hot dads everywhere.
Let’s face it, motherhood is one messy, crumb-filled, goldfish-carpeted existence. It’s high time that some everyday household products came equipped with a vacuum. Are you with me on these? 1. Her Kitchen Table 2. Her Stroller 3. Her Child 4. Her Handbag 5. Her Backseat Good news, the All-New 2017 Chrysler Pacifica is available […]
There is no such thing as a smooth ride when you have a child in your car, no matter how old they are. Roadside emergencies with kids are the real deal. After many a roadside meltdown, I’ve tried everything from meditating to envisioning myself calmly dealing with each of these situations like a champ (as if!). Some […]
Once our kids entered the “full fare airline tickets” demographic (what a scam by the way), we started driving everywhere. During some of our more epic road trips like, say, that time we thought 12 hours was doable in one shot (face palm), I’ve witnessed many things go down in the backseat. Most notable is […]
Yes, I’m talking to you with the melted popsicle under the floor mat. Take this no-judgments quiz to come to terms with your level of vehicular hot mess-ness. Brought to you by the All-New Chrysler Pacifica with the available Stow ‘N Vac™ vacuum.
When you announce you’re thinking about having a baby or have been trying to have a baby or are knocked up with a baby, friends and family and even strangers in the supermarket come out of the woodwork to oooh you and ahhh you and remind you for the zillionth time that you should use […]
On my cell phone, I have a photo I took a few weeks ago. It’s a photo of a toothbrush. … smeared with poop. … with a secondhand corn kernel caught right in the center of the bristles. All because my three-year-old decided he needed something better than toilet paper to wipe with. Adventures with […]
Y’all. I thought getting married changed my life. Then I had a baby and everything really changed. I think we all have some sort of vague idea of this because we have sisters, best friends, and neighbors who have kids, because we have younger siblings, because we babysat as teenagers…but the idea (even when we’re pregnant) of […]
I’ve seen you around. I’ve seen you screaming at your kids in public, I’ve seen you ignoring them at the playground, I’ve seen you unshowered and wearing last night’s pajama pants at preschool drop-off. I’ve seen you begging your children, bribing them, threatening them. I’ve seen you shouting back and forth with your husband, with your mom, with the police officer at the crosswalk.
I’ve seen you running around with your kids, getting dirty and occasionally swearing audibly when you bang a knee. I’ve seen you sharing a milkshake with a manic four year old. I’ve seen you wiping your kids’ boogers with your bare palm, and then smearing them on the back of your jeans. I’ve seen you carry your toddler flopped over the crook of your arm while chasing a runaway ball.