The Sound That’s Going To Make Your Head Explode

How to stop the chaos with just one sound - @toulousentonic

Since my youngest boy became verbal, I’ve found that I mostly use only a handful of words, phrases and sounds on a daily basis – most of them meant to either stop a fight between the two boys or get them to stop making all the sounds. *post contains affiliate links I really think that […]

Win One of 50 Potty Training Prize Packs from Kandoo

I’m teaming up with Kandoo to share a fun way to celebrate the potty training process, plus a chance to win one of 50 Potty Training Prize Packs. Scroll to the bottom of this post to enter to win one of 50 Potty Prize Kits from Kandoo! Hosting your own potty training party is easy! […]

Mom Tries to Be Cool by Paddleboarding. Results mixed.

Moms tries to be cool by paddleboarding. Results mixed. by @toulousentonic

This weekend, I tried paddle boarding for the first time. I stepped on the board, started paddling straight out into the bay and suddenly everyone was shouting at me to turn around before the current got hold of me. And they were right. I’d been moving with it and when I tried to turn around […]

Welcome to the Middle. (A letter to Asher on his 8th birthday)

Welcome to the Middle: How his 8th birthday makes his mom feel. - @toulousentonic

Dear Asher, It’s your birthday and you’re all sprints to the front door to see if the mail has come and manic checking and rechecking of your birthday party guest list. You seem unchanged from yesterday, the day you were 7. The same boy but turned up to cake! Am I the only one who knows? Today is […]

5 Reasons Winning a Nappie Award Sucks

In case you haven’t heard, I moved from Atlanta back to my hometown of Mobile, Alabama almost 2 years ago. I just HATE <sarcasm font> being back here as anyone who asks me how I like being a Mobilian again can testify. And now my blog has been voted Best Local Blog or Website in […]

3 Awesomely Ridiculous Foods You Can’t Live Without (and the amazon reviews to prove it)

3 Awesomely Ridiculous Foods You Can't Live Without (and the amazon reviews to prove it)

If your kids are picky eaters like mine, and you’re always exhausted like me, then you have to start doing all your grocery shopping at Kids are ridiculous about eating and deserve these awesomely ridiculous food products (and you deserve to read the reviews because if there’s anything a parent needs – it’s the […]

Funniest Moms on The Internet – Volume 4

These moms will make you laugh, make you cry, make you want to drink lots of wine. @tolouseandtonic

It’s time for my (semi) monthly roundup of the funniest mom blogs I’ve read lately. I’ve been running around the internet collecting the most hilarious posts for you and here are the ones that stood out in this hot sweaty month of June. Get a glass of sangria, hold the neck of your shirt out and […]

100 Funny Kid Quotes That Will Make You LOL

More than 100 real funny kid quotes that will make you LOL - @toulousentonic

Today, my 3yo told me he’d be right back, he was just going to the “diamond room” for a minute. As much as it might sound to you like we’re running a strip club in our home, I’m pretty sure he meant the room where we eat dinner. That’s just the beginning of the funny […]