Category: Top 10 Lists


10 Reasons Why Balloons Are the Bane of a Parent’s Existence

Ah, balloons.  So colorful!  So celebratory!  So…much of a pain in my butt.  Here are 10 reasons why I have grown to detest balloons since becoming a parent:...

Top 10 Signs You Are Ready to Have Baby #2

When you’re already juggling one kid—and everything else in life—it can be hard to remember to put on your pants before leaving the house, let alone figure out...


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 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...


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...


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.