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The Load of Laundry That Broke Me

I could hear my kids playing in the living room, the noise of toy firetrucks whirling, telling me that they were safely occupied. I thought to myself, Whew, I can get dressed in peace this morning. Then, I came out of my room and saw the heap of clothes in the middle of the floor […]

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Quiz :: What Your Laundry Style Says About You

Summertime makes me think of sunscreen-scented clothing, sandy beach towels and laundry, lots and lots of laundry. The loads seem to increase exponentially, as do the stained clothes. Grass, dirt and popsicle stains are all signs of a good summer, but how you handle them shows more than what kind of laundress you are. Take […]

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10 Rules of the Playground I Wish I Could Enforce

If there was such a thing as the playground police, and I was its sheriff, I’d swagger around the playground, ticket book in hand, ready to enforce the following rules.* These rules would make my life as the mother and daily playground chaperone to two toddlers much easier, so I’d really love if we could […]

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Mr. SHAP

*This post is sponsored – but the thoughts and feelings are our own, and we only work with businesses we believe to be reputable and resourceful to our readers.  San Francisco Moms Blog recently hosted its first event at Recess in Potrero Hill, and one of the biggest hits of the day was Mr. SHAP, […]

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Parenting Tips for Kids of All Ages

Parenting advice comes at new parents like a tidal wave. The unsolicited advice from strangers, the well meaning advice of friends and family, and the countless online forums and articles leave us fighting to catch our breath. We politely wade through the comments, ignoring most of them. Once in a while, though, like a pretty […]

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 13:  Children play as a mothers group meets at a local park on May 13, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. Tony Abbott's Coalition government will deliver it's first federal budget tonight and is expected to reveal several welfare spending cuts and tax increases as well as increases in defence and infrastructure spending.  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

It’s OK to Judge, Just Don’t Be a Jerk

We say it all the time, and we hear it all the time:  “Don’t judge other moms. Everyone is doing the best that they can.” Yes, they are, but it’s also human nature to make judgments. We form opinions and make decisions about big things and small things every day, so why wouldn’t we do […]

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