Half Birthdays For Summer Babies


Birthdays are so much fun for kids. One of the things that makes them so special for kids is celebrating with their friends at school. However, kids born in the summer often miss out on this experience. Recently, one of my daughter’s teachers recognized this need and came up with a solution. She started celebrating “Half Birthdays” on the six month anniversary for students born in the summer. So if someone’s birthday was August 1, they had a class party on February 1. Isn’t that clever! How fun would it be to come into class, thinking it would be an…

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When They Are Sick


“How r u all feeling” – I texted my friend “Fine. How are you all?” – she replied “All sick…..How long does it take?” “About a week.” “Well darn. *$&$***$” I reply. Well, the flu season is definitely here in our part of the world. In our house alone, we have experienced viruses and ear infections back to back. Ugh! Between trips to the pediatrician and the ER, it has become crystal clear that I do not like it when sickness becomes an unwelcomed guest in our home. Not only does it steal away our fun, but it is just…

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E-Cards: Every Mom’s Friend During the Holidays


There I was at 8:30 pm, covered in flour, sugar and and other sticky things from baking in the kitchen with my girls all day. My daughter and I were finishing up the pecan tassies when my eyes grew big and my heart felt like it stopped: I had forgotten to send my nieces and nephew a holiday gift. It was one of those things, when I’d remember and tell myself aloud “I really need to do that,” and then as quickly as it came….the thought escaped. Actually knowing my nieces and nephews, they wouldn’t have minded so much….but I…

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Need a Holiday Gift? What about the “F” Word?


Still looking for that last holiday gift? Is there a person in your life that you really do not want to give a gift to, but feel obligated to give one to? What if there was a way you could “keep the family peace” this holiday season without having to spend a lot of time and money? If you are interested, then I have the perfect gift for you….it’s the “F” word. What if you could give a gift that some have considered life changing? And this gift can be a holiday hit even if the other person does not…

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Happy Thanksgiving, Moms!


As we celebrate this special holiday with our families, please be assured the No Mommy’s Perfect Team is so thankful for Moms everywhere that brave the journey of Motherhood. Way to go Moms!