Let her do her best (thoughts on motherhood)

You guys, I had a lot of internal judgements about people’s parenting before I became a mom. And what motherhood has taught me is that when I had those critical thoughts what I was really saying to moms was, “Why can’t you be your best self every day?” And the reality is that none of us can be. We all try to do the best we can within our given circumstances while believing that our actions will, God willing, yield positive results for ourselves, our families and our children ....more

Posting this from the bathroom

Me: The baby woke up, can you get him? Him: I’m so comfortable right now. Me: But I really have to go to the bathroom ....more

Winners of the Bummis cloth diaper giveaway announced!

Congratulations Becca and Rachel! Email prizes@sliceoflemon.com! a Rafflecopter giveaway ...more

Sponsored: Win a Mark-mat set with markers (a place mat kids can color) from Modern-twist!

You guys, our friends at Modern-twist sent a Dandy Lion bucket bib and...more

BabyComfyNose Nasal Aspirator winners announced!

Congrats Ayesha and Linda on winning a BabyComfyNose Nasal Aspirator! Email prizes@sliceoflemon.com to claim your prize! a Rafflecopter giveaway ...more

Healthy weekend snack: Greek yogurt with dark chocolate topping

Here’s a yummy and guiltless treat to help you kick off your weekend! It’s a super simple snack that’s rich, creamy and sweet with simple ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen! Start with your favorite Greek yogurt and a good quality dark chocolate ....more

Adventure doesn’t have to come with a price tag

I grew up in a middle class family. If you’re younger than 20, you probably don’t know what “middle class” is. Let me explain ....more

Sponsored: Win a Bummies Tini Fit cloth diaper!

Our friends at Bummies sent a TINI FIT cloth diaper for Min to use as a newborn and they’re giving away TWO more to TWO lucky readers! This giveaway is open to readers in the U.S. and Canada. Got a baby on the way? ...more

Sponsored: win a BabyComfyNose Nasal Aspirator from BabyComfyCare

The folks at BabyComfyCare sent a BabyComfyNose Nasal Aspirator for Min along with two more for two lucky readers! This giveaway is open to readers in the U.S. and Canada. Before you have babies the most common thing people talk to you about is how many nasty poop diapers you’re going to change; texture of said poop TBD ....more

No one puts baby in a drawer. Actually, my dad does.

A few weeks ago The Boss and Min and I took what I like to call a Red Eye Road Trip or a RERT home to Northern Virginia. A RERT is when your round-trip drive takes about the same amount of hours as you will spend at your destination. Obviously, I made up the term RERT, but I feel confident that it’ll catch on ....more