SAHM Job Performance Review…. by kids!

My Children Gave me a SAHM Job Performance Evaluation, They Certainly Did Not Fail Me. Recently, I have found myself in my least likely job position, stay-at-home-mom. I have always loved to work and just never thought I would find myself as a full-time SAHM. As they say, though, life happens and this is my current position. I have always thought I would fail as a SAHM for many reasons. I get easily bored, would probably spend all day watching […]

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Mama Bear Freak-outs, a Practical Guide

You know that unexplained moment that no one sees coming? When sanity is shoved aside to protect our children like some crazed superhero? We have all experienced a time when our inner Mama Bear came out.     We can ignore our kids, yell at them or hide from them in the bathroom but they are OUR kids. We’re allowed. However, one wrong move from an unsuspecting outsider and all hell will break loose.  It’s as if an unseen force […]

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Our Picks from the New York Baby Show | Baby Gear Guide

Where can you go to drive a stroller on different terrains, find a cure for baby flatulence, AND eat copious amounts of cupcakes? The New York Baby Show! It’s a two-day mega-event held each year, with 5,000 families attending and 200 vendors showing off all the latest in baby and kid gear. MomCavers Jen, Dina, and Chrissy spent the day hunting out the best baby gear finds while having a ton of fun! In this video, we talk about one of our […]

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Kids Destroy Things | Here’s Photographic Evidence

Kids Destroy Things. That’s no surprise. We asked MomCavers to send in their photos of things kids have destroyed. You know, so we can commiserate.  Their answers ranged from amused to exasperated. What has YOUR kid destroyed? Kids Destroy Things. 10 Things our kids have destroyed: Visit the funny mamas in this post at their websites below: Jen Simon, WriterSara Green, AuthorMommy Back TalkUS Japan FamWhat’s Up FagansThis Awkward MomProctor FamUnremarkable FilesMother of SerendipityMama in the Now       […]

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Splurge vs Steal | Mother’s Day Gift Guide

In the 13 years I’ve been married, I’ve learned how to get what I want. Or at least a cheaper version of what I actually want. Here’s a list of awesome gift ideas for Mother’s Day, with both the “real” version and the “cheap” version of each item. Email this to the man in your life, stat. (This post has some affiliate links, which means if you end up buying the item, I could make enough money to buy a […]

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Mother’s Day Sucks | When YOUR Mom is Gone

Mother’s Day sucks. There, I said it! I fully admit it. It shouldn’t. I’m the proud and lucky mom of two great kids, a girl, 10, and a boy, 4. They are my life, my joy, and I couldn’t imagine my world without them. But see, I belong to this club, the one that no one ever wants to be a part of.  I’m a card-carrying member of the “my mother is dead and it sucks club.” There are many […]

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TiffinTalk | How to get your kids to REALLY talk to you!

Ordinarily, I make it a point to have dinner as a family as much as possible and to talk to my children at meals. Sure, it can be rough getting a meal together during the week, especially with our busy schedules, but I grew up with family meals and really want to carry that tradition on with my family. According to the American College of Pediatricians, “When families regularly share meals together, everyone benefits ─ the children, parents and even the […]

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Flat Stanley for Dummies… or SLACKER MOMS! | School Projects Made Easy by Slacker Mom

Ever wish there was a “Flat Stanley for Dummies?” (Well, maybe not dummies. More like slackers!) When your kid is assigned a school project, do you feel like you do most of the work? SLACKER MOM is back with a new episode about how to get through school projects with a minimum of effort.  Valisa (working mom of two) came up with a brilliant slacker mom hack for Flat Stanley. Flat Stanley for Dummies… or SLACKER MOMS     The Flat […]

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My Mother-in-Law Said the Weirdest Thing

No relationship is quite as special as the one you’ll have with your…. mother-in-law. It’s a relationship that is bound to be fraught with complications. After all, her boy is now your man. Your kids are now her precious, long-awaited grandchildren. And your home, well, it’s not hers. No matter how well you and your husband’s mom get along, some sticky (and humorous) situations will arise. We asked some of our MomCavers what the weirdest thing their mothers-in-law ever said to […]

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MomCave LIVE | “Best-of” | NOT Safe for Kids!

DO NOT WATCH THIS VIDEO IN FRONT OF YOUR KIDS! Okay, you’ve been warned.  MomCave LIVE started out as a weekly live show we (Jen, Valisa, Stephanie, & Dina) did on YouTube. We picked a topic to dish about each week and added hilarious guests and cool giveaways. A Brooklyn blogger called it “Wayne’s World for Moms!” and it was nominated for an IAWTV Award for “Best Live Series.”  And then I had a second child…. And the live show […]

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