Spring Break: This is Gonna be Cake, Right?

Mamahhh-Spring Break is Cake

Happy Spring Break week! Given the weekend, it’s actually Day 3 for “Camp Mommy” and the deep breathing to keep my cool for 9 days of all-day parenting has begun! (Full-time stay-at-home mamas, I bow! And, please send ideas!) The plan for Camp Mommy is to fill the week with creative activities as much for my enjoyment as for the kids’. One of the greatest gifts of my pregnancy and motherhood journey over the past 6 or so years has been finding may way back to a love of artsy and crafty things for the pure pleasure of creating. By any kind of cultural standards, I’m no artiste, but playing … [Read more...]

Nurture+Frolic – Parenting Adventures at AthensPatch

Nurture+Frolic AthensPatch

When I'm not writing here, I'm sometimes writing over at AthensPatch. Nurture+Frolic is my take on mothering in my hometown. It's a lot like what we do here at Mamahhh, only over there... Here's one about staying sane during the end-of-day parenting rush. The French make it sound so poetic -- "between the dog and the wolf" -- and some mama-friends make it totally manageable with their BTDT advice. This was a parenting ah-ha for me: We can actually pick our own family traditions. Really. Start one this week! We've opted for an annual strawberry farm visit. Sweet and messy. Kids love it! … [Read more...]