Hottest Retro Maternity Dresses | MomCave

(This round-up of the hottest retro maternity dresses contains some affiliate links.) You know that having a bun in oven makes you super-hot, right? You may be feeling more blimp than MILF right now, but I promise you that your curves are only becoming curvier and sexier. But what to wear? Before becoming a mom (or B.M., as I like to call it), I was a huge fan of vintage and retro fashion. My husband is the bandleader of a […]

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Easter Mom Hacks | SLACKER MOM

Hippity-hoppity! It’s almost Easter and us moms now have yet another opportunity to be overwhelmed, exhausted and forgetful. Never fear, SLACKER MOM is here with some Easter Mom Hacks when one more holiday is just too much work. Video: SLACKER MOM’s Guide to Easter Slacker Mom’s Guide to Easter Baskets Some moms put me to shame with the thought, care, and time they put into building their kid’s Easter baskets. I’m too tired and busy for that Pinterest-y stuff. Besides, […]

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Mom Jeans 2021 | You NEED These

*If you want to skip to best mom jeans 2021, scroll down. This post contains affiliate links. You’re going to want to sit down for this. In case you’ve been living under a rock, (or just preoccupied with raising kids and doing ALL the things!), skinny jeans are out and mom jeans are IN for 2021. To be honest, I think they’ve been “in” for a while but we haven’t gotten around to noticing. (Again, too busy raising kids.) When […]

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Get Your Family To Clean with These Sneaky, Sneaky Tips

(This post contains a ton of hacks and some products that I use to get my family to clean. The products are affiliate links.) It seems to come with the mom territory. No matter how equally you split household duties before children, once you’re a mom, it seems to become YOUR responsibility. The bigger your family gets, the bigger the mess. What you really need are sneaky ways to get your family to clean. Pick The Right Equipment Sometimes, if […]

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How to Get Alone Time This Holiday Season

We’ve got ingenious (and sometimes sneaky) solutions for how to get alone time this holiday season. December 26th is National Leave Mom Alone Day… Isn’t it? I adore my family, really. But too much of even a good thing can be a bad. Too much sunshine? Skin cancer. Too many bananas? Constipation. Even drinking too much water can kill you. B.C. (Before Covid), my husband was traveling maybe 80% of the time. (He’s a musician.) Now, with no live performances […]

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2020 School Supply List – Weirdest Back to School Ever

This fall may just be the strangest back to school season ever. Whether your kids are physically going back to school, homeschooling, distance-learning, or some kind of hybrid, none of the choices are perfect. My children are attending school, mostly outdoors, as of now. But who knows how long that will last. I’ve come up with a list of serious and not-so-serious products you need to add to your 2020 school supply list. (If your kids are distance learning, see […]

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Easter Dinner Delivered | With a Giveaway from Burgers’ Smokehouse

Who would have thought that this year we’d be quarantining for Easter?! As you know, I’m the ultimate #SlackerMom and preparing an entire holiday meal for relatives under normal circumstances is waaayy too much work. Our state’s shelter in place order has taken care of the relatives part. (Though we are looking forward to some quality literal FaceTime.) But my husband, kids, and I still want to mark Easter with some kind of tradition. Rather than risk another trip to […]

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Baby Socks that Stay On | #MomProblem Solved | Giveaway from Squid Socks

Each stage of motherhood brings its own unique challenges. With babies and toddlers, I found one of the most annoying #momproblems to be socks that won’t stay on -especially in cold climates, where it’s not appropriate for baby to go around all barefoot. This #MomProblem is solved by our friends at Squid Socks, who sponsored this post. All opinions are my own. It’s the little things… When you are a brand-new mom, running on fumes, it’s not always the big-picture […]

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FREE Summer Camps – Low-Cost Summer Camps 2021 – Ultimate Resource

Summer is here and moms everywhere are panicking, “What the heck am I going to do with these kids all summer?” Whether it’s because you work and need childcare, or are a stay-at-home parent who needs a break, summer camp is the solution. But it’s not always in the budget. We’ve compiled a list of free summer camps and summer camps that are low-cost or offer scholarships. Good luck! FREE SUMMER CAMPS The Salvation Army It’s not just one of […]

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Parenting Shortcuts I’m Not Ashamed to Admit

Maybe you have time to scour Pinterest for healthy recipes and beautiful home decor. I do NOT. And let’s be honest, even if I did, I’m too lazy to waste valuable free time “working” at home management. I’d much rather binge watch The Walking Dead while binge eating Reese’s Cups. Pinterest is full of “long-cuts.” I favor parenting shortcuts! With my second child on the way, I’ve decided it’s time to stand up and be proud of my mommy shortcuts. […]

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