On this episode of Mama Said, Sarah and I are talking about how our style has evolved (or devolved?) since having babies, and how we’re getting our groove back as they get older.
Single-player video games are hard for a family of four. There’s nothing worse than sitting around and watching your brother play. But one of the things we’ve been enjoying about Disney Infinity is how collaborative it can be, especially the Toy Box. It’s a big, open-ended, no-rules kind of experience…which means lots of opportunities for my kids to play it together.
On this episode of Mama Said, Sarah and I are talking about the groceries we can’t seem to keep in stock. What groceries do you find yourself buying all the time and in very large quantities?
Mark and I like to get the kids involved in as much Thanksgiving preparation and clean-up as possible. Here are a few of the ways we suggest doing it. Then, as a bonus, we’ve listed a few of the rewards we might offer the kids after they’ve helped.
For someone like me who likes layers, Fall is the perfect time of year, and there are so many choices of colors and fabrics. Here are a few of my favorite fall fashions, from nail polish and boots to dresses and vests.
Walt Disney Animation Studios is gearing up for another big feature film. Frozen is a comedy adventure in which Anna (voiced by Kristen Bell) sets off on an epic journey—teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff (voiced by Jonathan Groff) and his loyal reindeer Sven—to find her sister Elsa (voiced by Idina Menzel). Elsa’s icy powers have trapped MORE »
For women, the holiday season brings a perfect storm of opportunities to make us self-conscious about how we look. Rather than beating myself up this year, I’m going to remind myself that even some of the most beautiful women in the world have the same kinds of hang-ups. And I’m going to try to tell myself the same things these women are telling the world about beauty, their bodies, and self-image.
Did you know that most commercial chocolate companies are relying on child labor to source their cocoa? The low-down is here . . . but in a nutshell a BBC documentary revealed that child labor and even child trafficking is rampant in chocolate production, and that chocolate from most mainstream candy companies can be traced back to farms MORE »
Every year, I try to convince my kids to go with a coordinated theme for Halloween, and every year they defy me by choosing random costumes that have nothing to do with each other. This year, I’ve finally rallied the troupes and we are all going as Star Wars characters. It can be a challenge MORE »
It seems like something that we shouldn’t even need to talk about, but every year it seems that racism rears it’s ugly head around Halloween. And it may not look like bullying or name-calling . . . it’s a more covert form of racism involving appropriation and stereotypes in costume choices. Since these kinds of MORE »
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