As parents, we have to have all of the awkward conversations with our kids. Sex. Drugs. Alcohol. Peer Pressure. Mental Health. Bullying. Gun Violence. Technology and Social Media. And we need to start these conversations young. As parents, we need to have all of the awkward conversations with ourselves...
Over the first two years alone, your child will need about 5,000 diaper changes. No wonder potty training is such a big milestone for you and your kiddo! While ditching the diapers can be a welcome relief to your...
Have you ever had that feeling that you’re exhausted, but you still have the energy to fight through your sleep, through your emotions, basically fighting everything? Well, that’s what my little, tiny human has just experienced. I felt like...
If you're like me, you might be trying to balance the wants of your child's holiday wish list with things they actually need and can use. I love gifting art supplies for holidays and birthdays to all the young...
Choosing a school for your child can feel overwhelming! As mothers, we understand the stress and unknown that accompany the search for the right educational institution. St. Louis is a treasure trove of early childhood education facilities, and we're...

Growing and Glowing

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“Mooooom! Can I go to the mall after school?” “Mooooom! Can I go to a sleepover tonight?” “Mooooom! Can I go anywhere but here?” Ok, so maybe my kids have never asked that last question, but as they get...
Between COVID and being on an extensive waiting list for the preschool we wanted, my son embarked on his first time away from family this year when he started three-year-old preschool. (If you are a new first-time mom reading...
Enjoy this fall post which originally ran in October, 2022!   Fall is a beautiful, magical time in our city.  It can also equally become ridiculously overwhelming if you try to do every activity St. Louis has to offer. Mamas, repeat after...
National Daughter's Day is on September 25.   My sweet daughter, On this daughter's day, I'm having all the feels. It is so hard to believe that we have been doing life together now for twenty-one amazing years. Although I feel like it...
Get to know your local Parents as Teachers program!   Let’s set the stage: You are a parent of young children. You have had A. DAY. with said young children. One is still not sleeping through the night, and one has a...

In + Around STL

2024 Juneteenth Events around STL

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Celebrate Juneteenth with your family by exploring a variety of engaging and educational activities! Juneteenth, commemorating the end of slavery in the United States,...