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11 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Your Little Loves

From sledding to crafts to a family dance party, we’ve got your Valentine’s Day weekend covered!

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Why Having a Baby in Winter Is the Best (According to Us)

Love being a mom of a winter baby? See if any of these are your favorite reasons why.

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Easy Confetti Party Craft Perfect for New Year’s Eve

Ring in 2021 with an activity that really pops.

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I Never Wanted to Be a #Boymom

“I always wanted children. I was just fine to have a boy in the mix but, all I ever wanted, for as long as I can remember, was a little girl.”

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Dear Time, I Have a Something to Tell You

“I’m begging you. You don’t have to go so fast now,’ I say.”

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My Daughter Forgot Her Homework & I Didn’t Fix It

“Yes, she was mad at me, and yes, I felt bad for her, and even though I know we will always be close and have a strong bond, I also know I am not her friend. I am her mother.”

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Bump It Up: Tacoma’s Coolest New Ride is Now Open

What do you get when you mix ice hockey, curling and bumper cars together? Tacoma’s brand-new family attraction—ice bumper cars!

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From Baby to Big Girl: How the Tiny Changes Add Up

I tucked my daughter in tonight far past her normal bedtime. Her papa is traveling for work this week and it’s been just us Three Musketeers and we’ve made the most of every single second. But between the children’s museum,…

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Just Opened: Maggie Mae’s Bookstore in Gresham

Gresham’s newest bookstore is a beautiful bright space with thoughtfully curated books. Check it out today!

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This Mom’s Olympic-Inspired Baby Photo Shoot Totally Wins at Twinning

This mom went for photographic gold with her twin babies!

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The Road to Gold: Training LA’s Future Winter Olympians

From curling to twirling, all the places your future winter Olympian can train in LA.

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Here’s Why New Year’s Means So Much to My Daughter (& Me, Too)

What is your favorite memory of New Year’s Eve? The Times Square Ball Drop? Fireworks? Kissing your sweetie with a glass of champagne in hand? My former New Year’s Eve tradition involved a Twilight Zone marathon followed by an 8…

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This Is How to Get Tickets to the 2018 Winter Olympics

If the Olympic Games are on your family’s bucket list, there is still plenty of time to get tickets to the events.

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Move Over Dogs, the Latest Newborn Photo Shoot Mashup Is All About Kittens

This photographer’s newborn photo shoot of a tiny kitten is just too cute.

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Just Opened: ICMonster Ice Cream ‘Rolls’ Into Town

The popular rolled ice cream trend has made its way from Thailand’s street food scene to San Diego!

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Cold Play! 6 Activities to Do Before Winter Ends

Winter is coming to an end and if you haven’t taken advantage of everything the season has to offer, we’ve rounded up six cool activities you must do now!

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6 Gifts To Buy The Wine Lover In Your Life

Wine. The nectar of the Gods. There’s nothing like ending your day with a crisp glass of Pino Grigio or curling up on the couch with a bold Merlot. We moms work hard all day long and deserve a glass…

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How About Sleep Helping Instead of Sleep Training?

Photo: Denise Stern
At Let Mommy Sleep we’ve counseled thousands of parents on sleep; sleep hacks, safe sleep, getting twins to sleep in the same room and of course sleeping through the night.  While we’ve been privileged to teach our…

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I’m Not Ready to Say Goodbye to My Babies

You both turn a year older next week. I’ll soon have 8 and 13-year-old boys.
I’m not ready.

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I’ve been on an emotional roller coaster this week, due to the simple fact that, I’m not…

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Holiday Shopping: Staying Organized And In Budget

Thanksgiving is over, the tree is up and twinkling with lights, your stockings are hung, and you have visions of a peaceful, relaxing holiday with your family. Singing Christmas carols, baking cookies, curling up under a warm blanket and drinking…

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5 Tips for Getting Your Kids to Read (and Love!) Books

Summertime is here, TGIS!  Time to enjoy longer days, looser schedules and hopefully your kids engaged in great books.  Reading in the summer maintains skills developed in the previous school year and prepares your child for the upcoming fall.  But…

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Curling Rocks! A Fun Winter Sport You Must Try

Skiing? Check. Sledding? Check. Skating? Check. You may think you’ve covered everything the season has to offer, but have you tried curling? We’ve got the inside scoop on this fun sport designed for all ages.

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Hilarious Parenting Tweets of the Week

From the soccer carpool to the never-ending assortment of mismatched socks, sometimes there are days when you’ve only got a few seconds (or 140 characters) to get in a good giggle. Well, sit back and get ready to scroll because…

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Celebrate National Umbrella Day with 3 Videos

On National Umbrella Day you don’t have to have rain (or an umbrella) to really appreciate the day. Try curling up on the couch and watching scenes where umbrellas take a starring role. Just click on the videos below to…

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Shake & Make: The World’s Easiest Tambourine Craft

Got a paper plate? If so, you can easily make this fun instrument. Click through to get the how-to.

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Up and Out: Adoption and War are Remembered in the Presidio

Head to the Presidio Officers’ Club for Operation Babylift, an enlightening tribute to the children airlifted out of war-torn Vietnam to the US in 1975.

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Go Explore! Discover San Diego’s Hidden Treasures

We spy with our little eyes hidden treasures throughout San Diego County! How many can you find?

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From Sochi to D.C.: Where They Can Try Their Hand at Winter Olympic Sports

Nurture the talents of your future Olympian by checking out one of these local spots that offer your kids a chance to try out a Winter Olympic sport.

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Tot Holiday Hair: 5 Best Braid & Blow Dry Bars

From beautiful braids to bouncy blowouts, we’ve put together a list of LA’s hippest blow dry and braid bars for your pint-sized princesses.

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Kids (And Parents) Weigh In On The New Beverly Hills Children’s Library

This is not the dusty, musty library you remember from your youth.  The place where dog-eared books were never in the right place, where cranky librarians doled out the shushes with a heavy hand, where you wanted to grab your…

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A Holiday-Only Show That Won’t Break the Bank

A peak, premium ticket to see the Rockefeller Center Rockettes kick up their admittedly lovely legs in unison will set you back $299 dollars…a person.  It doesn’t matter if the person in question isn’t tall enough yet to ride most…

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Date Night: Cool Indoor Sports

Dinner and a movie, though romantic and relaxing, can eventually leave us longing for something with little more thrill. It’s also no secret that when wet Seattle weather keeps us indoors (and that’s often), nerves and tempers with the ones…

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