Y'all, I do usually care about the Earth and stuff. I mean we gots the composting and the gardening and the recycling and all the INGs, but dang- when a new baby comes, you buy yourself the super jumbo package of paper plates. I mean, put that ish on your baby registry if you have to. Because you know the only thing more awesome than when friends bring you meals? You know it: not having any dishes to wash when you're done.
Complete Pancake mix
Speaking of emergency baby mode, if you want to hang on to the potential of some semblance of fanciness, keep some of this in your pantry stash. Your other kids will think you are the miracle worker of all miracle workers and really all you did is run your tap water into a bowl with some powder with one hand while holding a newborn in the other.
Miss Jessie's Original Quick Curls
I got a sample of this in my last Birchbox and even though
Another homeschooling, fellow-parishioner mom friend of mine (she doesn't have a blog. Hey Meghan if you're reading this! I'm so glad we got to be friends, fo realio) recommended this a few weeks ago so I snatched it up for the small-kid nightly read aloud sessions. Paul, who will be 7 in August, is enchanted by this book. Cecilia, who is 4, is moderately interested. That's winning enough for me. History and geography and animal science hidden in an exciting story? Yes please.
Even if you're usually like certain bloggers that shall remain unnamed (CARI) and don't watch videos embedded into blog posts, just watch this. Watch and know my heart.