Category: Top 10 Lists


Top 10 Ways Babies Resemble Drunk College Students

(Not that I know anything about being a drunk college student.  *Ahem*) 10.  They have no problem passing out in strange places. 9.  Bulk up by indulging in frequent...


10 Ways My Spring Break as a Parent Reminds Me of Spring Break in College

My kids’ preschool is on Spring Break this week — and it’s occurred to me that experiencing Spring Break as a parent is surprisingly similar to those I...


10 Eye-Catching Matching Prom Ensembles

It’s prom season, parents!  If your darling teenager is having problems choosing that special dress, be sure to share these can’t-fail fashion tips for her...


10 Expert Tips for Refashioning Leftover Nursing Pads

When I weaned my son with no plans for more children, I was left with a cabinet full of nursing pads.  Tons and tons of nursing pads.  But never fear — I found...


Top 5 Worst Ways to Prove the Easter Bunny Exists

If you are considering going above and beyond this Sunday to prove to the kids that the Easter Bunny did, indeed, visit the house, you may want to avoid leaving...


Top 10 Worst Girl Scout Cookie Sales Pitches

Oh yes, it’s that time of year again — time to inhale Thin Mints by the dozen! (Well, you can’t expect me to limit myself to only one… or...

10 Signs It Might Be Time for a New Pediatrician

Yeah, some definite red flags here.


10 Tips for Creating a Memorable Family Holiday Card

1.  Be an overachiever when it comes to humiliating your pet.

10 Most Awesome Things About the Fall Season

As much as I love summer, my heart still leaps with excitement when the crispness of autumn hits the air (yes, we even get that crispness here in L.A.) — mostly,...


Top 5 Lamest Excuses for Throwing Your Kid’s Artwork in the Trash

Ever get caught throwing your kid’s artwork in the trash?  Yeah, me, too.  And my four-year-old, not entirely grasping that it would take a storage shed the size...