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The Shopping Mama · 1d ago

A Super Summer—Without the Super Lice

I can hardly believe that Pre-K graduation is in four short weeks—just one month to go, and my little guy will officially be Kindergarten bound. (Anybody got a tissue handy?!) Imma be a bit of a mess when I walk … READ MORE » The post A Super Summer—...
The Shopping Mama · 1d ago

Giving Kids Their Own Space to Create

The end of the school year is nearing. Have you been collecting projects and crafts and classroom-created art-work for the past nine months? Whether you’re hoarding every precious piece of glitter-littered construction paper or wondering how you’re g...
The Shopping Mama · 2W ago

How to Plan the Perfect Breakfast in Bed for Mother’s Day

Because mom is someone special, be sure to be ready to know “How to Plan the Perfect Breakfast in Bed for Mother’s Day!” Mother’s Day is the one day a year where everything stops, and for a few moments in … READ MORE » The post How to Plan the Perfec...
The Shopping Mama · 2W ago

Making Artisan Soap (and Traditions!) With Mom

In the spirit of Mother’s Day, I asked my mom to spend an afternoon with me and the kids making our own artisan soaps. Spending time with my mom is the most precious gift of all. My mom is truly … READ MORE » The post Making Artisan Soap (and Traditi...
The Shopping Mama · 2W ago

Creative Last-Minute Ideas for Teacher Appreciation Week

My son hated school up until midway through the “threes” program. But then, suddenly, it was like a light bulb went on in his little head and he instantly became excited about learning and playing and going to see his … READ MORE » The post Creative ...
The Shopping Mama · 2W ago

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas & Trends

I have always loved celebrating THE one and only most special woman in my life,my mama.  Now that I am a mother of three, we spend the day together, using the time to  reflect,  share funny ...
The Shopping Mama · 2W ago

#MomIs MOTHER’S DAY TWITTER PARTY ON 5/10

This post and Twitter party are sponsored by Kay Jewelers. Come chat with us! Date: Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. PST / 9:00 p.m. EST Hashtag: #MomIs Hosts: @momtrends @theshoppingmama Sponsored by: Kay Jewelers (@KayJewelers) We’re thrilled...
The Shopping Mama · 3W ago

An Exquisite Gift for an Exquisite Mom

My mom is one of a kind. She’s my best friend. My confidant. My comedic relief. My cook. My (unlicensed) therapist. My shopping partner. My biggest cheerleader. And my go-to babysitter. But ...
The Shopping Mama · 3W ago

Beauty, Style, and Me-Time in a Box

These days, Mama has no time for herself… and by Mama, I mean moi. Me, myself, and I. Yours Truly. This girl. (Insert hand-raising emoji.) I’m starved for quality me-time—not to mention a facial and a manicure. And as for … READ MORE » The post Beaut...
The Shopping Mama · 3W ago

Why the #NY529edu Plan Is a Total Home Run

My little slugger just joined a tee-ball team. Or rather, his eager mom (that’d be me!) and doting dad signed him up, bribed him, dressed him, drove him, and maniacally cheered for him from the bleacher stands… as if he … READ MORE » The post Why the...