Author Archives: Mommyish

13 Elaborate Costumes You’ll Never Pull Off

13 Elaborate Costumes Youâll Never Pull Off

Halloween can be a time of serious insecurity for parents. On the one hand, it’s easy to grab a costume off the shelf, and on the other, no parent who actually loves their child does that, right? So you have no choice, when you think about it, than to hit up Pinterest and ogle DIY Halloween costumes that the parents who do love their children end up making. I don’t know how they do it, but I suspect that methamphetamines are involved.
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10 Obnoxious Onesies You Should Not Put On Your Baby

10 Obnoxious Onesies You Should Not Put On Your Baby

We all know that babies can’t read and sometimes, it is very funny to put them in a onesie that says something silly that will make all of the literate people who see it laugh. I know we had a few for our kids given to us as gifts and it was amusing to put it on our innocent and clueless baby while we took pictures and giggled at their baby naivete. More »

Your 11-Year-Old Should Not Be On Instagram

Your 11-Year-Old Should Not Be On Instagram

Social media is part of our lives now. Every day, most of us will navigate a series of choices what to say online and how to say it; sometimes the existence of a second Internet life seems odd to those of us who grew up even before dial-up modems, Juno email addresses, and endless AOL Online CDs arriving in the mail. For our kids, though, an online life is always going to be part of their world; which means that somehow, we have to teach our kids to navigate safely through an iLandscape that didn’t exist when we were their age. More »