CFL Lightbulbs: Green But Are They Safe?

CFL lightbulb

Tonight I was so excited to clean out my walk-in closet. I was getting rid of old clothes and years of stuff that I’ve never done anything with. I dusted to clean out the shelves and noticed the lightbulb. I wanted to take it out to dust it off, and while I unscrewed it the […]

Stop Judging Moms – #NoJudgmentDay

No Judgment Day

November 30 is No Judgment Day, a 24-hour ceasefire of mom-on-mom criticism started by Redbook Magazine. I’m happy to be a part of it again as a Redbook Mamarama blogger. I think the topic of no judgment or shame for parenting styles or decisions is an important one. In fact, every time I have a […]

7 Ways to Get Kids Ready for Back to School

7 Ways to Get Kids Ready for Back to School - #kids #school - DontMesswithMama.com

Got kids going back to school? Help them ease back into school mode refreshed, excited and ready to tackle new challenges this school year. This is great especially for kids attending a new school or those have first-day-of-school jitters. Want to get kids healthy for school? Check out 7 Essential Oils for Back to School – my survival […]

So While You’re Reading 50 Shades of Grey, What Are You Not Doing?

Go ahead, admit it. You’ve let the laundry pile up or you’ve been feeding the kids cereal for dinner because you’ve been too busy reading the 50 Shades of Grey trilogy by EL James. I’ve been doing it too. I find myself taking extra long in the bathroom so get a few pages in. And […]

Books Like Fifty Shades of Grey

If You Loved Fifty Shades of Grey, You'll Love These Books - Don't Mess with Mama.com

I know I’m not the only Grey-sessed fan of the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy – and if you’re not sure check out my post on 10 Signs That You’re Addicted to 50 Shades of Grey. I finished the third book last weekend, and I’m still in mourning over it. I’ve been re-reading all three […]

10 Signs You’re Addicted to Fifty Shades of Grey

10 Signs You're Addicted to Fifty Shades of Grey - DontMesswithMama.com

You must be living under a rock if you haven’t heard of Fifty Shades of Grey by EL James. The Twilight fan-fiction-inspired story features Bella-like college grad Anastasia Steele and super-rich, super-hot CEO Christian Grey. Basically, James swapped the vampire theme with BDSM. I admit I had a hard time reading the first few chapters, […]