Things To Do on a Snow Day Indoors with Kids ULTIMATE GUIDE

This post contains a ton of great ideas of things to do on a snow day indoors with kids. Some of the tips may include sponsored content or affiliate links. The very first school “snow day” of the year is magical and exciting. The seventh snow day in a row makes you want to strangle Elsa and move south. When you have small children and work from home, a snow day can derail your entire week. Coming up with snow […]

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Thanksgiving Turkey for Dummies

*For those of you hosting a “virtual” Thanksgiving this year due to Covid, check out “Why Zoom Thanksgiving Actually Rocks.” For those of you in charge of an actual turkey…. here’s what I learned last year!* It’s three days until Thanksgiving and I just Googled, “Thanksgiving for Dummies.” Yup. Because I’ve made it to the age of 40 (shh!) without ever having to host Thanksgiving dinner. But in just three days, I’m the lady in charge of the turkey. And […]

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Two More EASY Christmas Crafts for Kids! (and lazy moms..)

Two more super easy Christmas crafts for kids! Kids love crafts. But planning and executing Pinterest-worthy projects takes work. And we’re too lazy for that. Check out the videos below where we show you two EASY and cheap Christmas crafts for kids.  Make Christmas ornaments out of Popsicle sticks and sequins and a Christmas tree out of Duck Tape! Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids If you missed our previous craft video (Pom-Pom Pinecones), check it out here. Where to find […]

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EASY Christmas Craft for Kids | Pom-Pom Pinecones

I’m lazy. And cheap. Pinterest makes me crazy. But I LOVE Christmas. Christmas trees, Christmas ornaments, Christmas pajamas… And I love my son, who loves crafts. Flashback to a couple of years ago:  I searched ye olde Google for an EASY Christmas craft for kids and found one I reckoned we could handle. On one freeze-your-butt off Manhattan evening, we ventured to the very new to New Yorkers craft Mecca called Michael’s and for less than the price of a […]

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You Want Me to Bring WHAT?… Easiest Ever Carrot Cake Recipe from #SlackerMom

You’d think my family would know better than to ask me to bring a carrot cake to Easter dinner. Not that I couldn’t bake a carrot cake from scratch if I A) had the time, B) had the energy or C) WANTED to. I could. I’m capable of following a carrot cake recipe no problem. But you may recall, I am the ultimate #SlackerMom. For goodness sake, I made a video guide called “Slacker Mom’s Guide to Baking.” If you […]

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How To Get Boys To Pee Standing Up

I have been a parent for almost four years, and so far the experience is a never-ending process of working on something. Working on sleep training, working on potty training, working on NOT telling Grandma “I hate you and I wish you would go back to Florida”. (Any tips on that last one are more than welcome. That’s why there’s a comments section below.) But I never thought I’d lose sleep Googling, “how to get boys to pee standing up.” […]

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You’ve Been Addressing Holiday Cards All Wrong!

Consider us officially SHOOK! It turns out we’ve been addressing holiday cards wrong for YEARS! And we bet you have, too. via GIPHY Addressing Holiday Cards… So you don’t look like a dumbass. Let’s start with: Apostrophes. These little beasts are hard to place, especially if you are addressing more than one person in the household. Wanna send something to Sarah Jordan and her husband? This is NOT the way to write it:   Apparently by throwing an apostrophe S […]

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Small Space Living with KIDS! Inside one MomCaver’s Apartment

(This post contains some affiliate links to the products in the video) As performers in the heart of Manhattan, my husband and I were intimately acquainted with small space living. With the cost of housing in New York City, we had no choice. When it was time to add baby to the mix, we were still living in a one-bedroom apartment, the size of most of my suburban family’s “bonus rooms” or basements. And somehow, we made it work. It […]

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Easy Baseball Birthday Cake FOR SLACKERS! *No Baking Required

Hello fellow #SlackerMoms! Birthday parties can be a heck of a lot of work. Which is why I was thrilled when my kid said he didn’t want a big party this year. For his seventh birthday, in lieu of a party, he wanted to take a friend to an all-day outing to a ropes climbing and zip lining course. His dad and I were psyched! Less work than a party, cheaper than buying all the crap for the party, AND […]

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