Category Archives: Mom News

What’s Wrong with Barbie as a Girl Scout?

What’s Wrong with Barbie as a Girl Scout?

The latest Barbie buzz is that after having like a bazillion careers, Barbie is now a Girl Scout. So what’s the big deal? I think it’s AWESOME that Barbie is a Girl Scout…except for that fact that she’s TOO OLD TO BE A GIRL SCOUT. Where’s Skipper? She should be in that uniform! Last IContinue Reading

Date Night: ALIVE Hot List Party

Date Night: ALIVE Hot List Party

Need to get out of the house? Then grab your dancing shoes and your partner and head down to the ALIVE Hot List Party 2014, presented by ALIVE Magazine and the Cortona at Forest Park! (Or make it a Mom’s Night Out and just grab the girls. Daddy can watch the kids for you, right?) The partyContinue Reading

Bums the Word (a clean bum, that is)

Bums the Word (a clean bum, that is)

If it’s good enough for your baby, shouldn’t it be good enough for you? This article is sponsored by Cottonelle (but the opinions are all mine). Cottonelle asked Cherry Healey to travel around America and talk about a rather sensitive subject. What might that be? Our “bums” as the Brits would say. Apparently this isn’tContinue Reading

A Book For Not So Perfect Moms and a Mother’s Day Giveaway

A Book For Not So Perfect Moms and a Mother’s Day Giveaway

It’s a virtual book tour! Today I’m talking with a local author from The Mother of all Meltdown’s anthology: Angela Keck. We’ll talk a little about the book, a wonderful web community the Meltdown moms have created and a super fantastic giveaway for you to enter just in time for Mother’s Day! First, a little aboutContinue Reading

Gateway to Fun: Grant’s Farm

Gateway to Fun: Grant’s Farm

This year marks the 60th year Grant’s Farm has been open to the public! They’ve added some new attractions: paddle boats and parakeet feeding! Grant’s Farm in a Nutshell New to St. Louis? Haven’t been to the farm lately? Here’s Grant’s Farm in a nutshell: the Farm is the estate of the Busch family (you know, the beerContinue Reading

Would You Rent a LEGO Kit? Here’s How!

Would You Rent a LEGO Kit? Here’s How!

LEGOs are pretty expensive, and let’s admit it, they spread all over the house like tiny wild bunnies. Plastic bunnies. I’ve heard of a new service where you can rent LEGOs, just like you might rent movies from NetFlix. The service is called Pleygo. You can subscribe by the month at three different levels, startingContinue Reading