Liz Hastings

Liz Hastings is a stay-at-home-Mom of three daughters. When she's not driving to their combined 17 swim practices per week, she's eating or napping in her mini-van or attempting goat yoga. Her biggest parenting fail is the day she forgot to call the school at noon to remind her daughter to flip over her reversible vest. Her blog, will have you laughing.... at her expense.​

Are kids forgetting how to play?

Do schoolyard bans and parental paranoia have a lasting effect on our children and how they play?

7 Ways to Improve Your Waiting Room Experience

I'm in the ER, but where's McDreamy? (Oh wait...) One parent gives helpful tips for surviving the waiting room.

Comic Relief: Liz Hastings on why her life is like a load of laundry

Can you relate to this mom's "rinse" and "spin" cycles?

Comic Relief: Even the best moms let bad words slip out

Read all about the day Liz Hastings really scared her kids.

Confronting your fears head-on sets an example for your kids

As new parents, we are tasked with facing our fears on a daily basis and it is our kids who teach and encourage us to take risks and step outside of our comfort zones.

The advantages school field trips can offer kids and parents

We all have a thousand reasons why we can't go on field trips but here are 10 reasons we should.


Transitioning to the big kid bed

When Liz Hastings became a mom, she realized that serious thought was required when it came to the move to the big kid bed.

10 Mommy-style super foods?

These foods don't pack a nutritional punch, but our mom in the trenches has found they've saved her bacon more than once.

Holding down the family fort when your partner’s away

When the cat’s away, the mice work overtime.

Are kids welcome at a cocktail party?

You’ve agreed on a date, guest list, menu, and cleaning schedule for both before and after the party. You’ve convinced your husband that he will receive a year’s worth of kudos for his marinating technique and grilling upgrades. But why oh why did you get sucked into inviting children...