Be the Change: Tree Change Dolls

I’m so excited about the Tree Change Dolls! A mom has been removing the face paint on Bratz and turning them into realistic looking dolls in hand-knit clothes. This combines so many of my concerns as a parent: reduced consumer waste and a positive body image for my kids. Hooray! It sounds like Tree Change […]

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Awkward Christmas Moments


Hey, did you know? Sex sells! My post, XXX-Mas, about an awkward family Christmas gift exchange is getting A LOT of hits. It’s even going a little viral. And when I say, “little” I mean “LITTLE!!!” I don’t think readers were looking for “the funny,” however. I think they were looking for something else. I […]

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Pink is for Boys, Blue is for Girls

My little guy already has a lot of pink in his life, thanks to having an older sister. Pink blankets and toys are one thing (well, two, actually), but I hadn’t been daring enough to dress him in any pink clothes until I found these shirts: Tons of stores are selling pink shirts for boys […]

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