I love taking the boys to Eckert’s in Belleville for apple picking, but there’s more to the farm than just fruit. There’s wine. And beer. All sorts of cheese and bakery goods. Every time we head out to Eckert’s in Belleville we swing by the Country Store to pick up something interesting. Next weekend I’m […]
Just for Mom
It's not just about the kids you know...read a few things that are just for mom.
I never had a Barbie Dreamhouse as a kid…but I had a ton of mismatched doll furniture and a crafty streak a mile wide. What I lacked in store bought plastic I made up for with paper, cardboard and scraps of fabric. My Barbie Dreamhouse was a series of decked out cardboard boxes strewn across […]
A kid with a tiny trolley on a stick ran past me on a polka dot sidewalk while a little girl meowed at me from behind a kitty cat mask. Welcome to Daniel Tiger’s neighborhood.
Remember that fish your kid begged for–but you get to clean the tank? Or the dog you have to walk? Or the gerbil…you get the idea. Kids LOVE pets, but they don’t always want to help with the smelly part of pet ownership. The Butterfly House has the perfect pet for you!
Your Instagram is only as good as your last twelve photos. Ok, so this is a little bit of an exaggeration, especially since you can scroll so easily on Instagram. But when someone clicks over to your profile they’re going to quickly see your last 12 images in a grid tucked under your bio. This […]
There’s a new LEGO game in town, and it’s Play-Well. Which my kiddo Mitch immediately picked up on as the Danish origin for the name LEGO, Leg Godt. Play-Well teaches kids STEM skills through the fun of building with LEGO. They’ve just starting to branch out to St. Louis with winter break camps and birthday […]
There’s basically two kinds of people on Instagram–people who are there for the fun, and people who are there to represent a business. I only have one account: @stlMotherhood and it’s for business. Sure, it’s full of photos of my kids*, but everything on my account represents me as a blogger. It doesn’t make sense […]
Your profile on any social media account, whether we’re talking Facebook, Instagram or that latest thing out of Silicone Valley, only exists for ONE THING. To tell people why you’re worth following. This isn’t time for an epic biography. We don’t care if you love cats and are a devote follower of The Force. Unless, of […]