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Sometimes You Can’t Walk It Off

I stepped funny before school drop off—I was probably doing and thinking of a thousand different things at the time, in that way that anyone who has ever gotten a kid off to school is fully familiar with—and felt a pop.

Summer Survival Guide: Backyard Toys

RealityMom Joey Fortman does a review of the perfect summer kids products that you need to enjoy with the kids for backyard survival this year!

Summertime Reads for Any Mom

It’s summer, which means warm weather, road trips, and vacations to see Grandma—which means I also get a few to read a good book!

Best Board Games for the Holidays

Board games are a great holiday gift idea to disconnect your kids from the devices and get them into real life. We’ve got our top five picks!

When Alexa Makes You Feel Old

I used to invite my friends in to listen to my Michael Jackson album. (And yes…this now sounds like a “back in my day, we used to have to walk 30 miles in the snow UPHILL to get to school…and GAH I feel old.)

#RealityMoms Favorite Books International Children’s Book Day

Although the use of e-readers and other digital platforms is on the rise, a 2016 survey found that 65% of Americans preferred printed books. And our #RealityMoms writers will tell you that a love of books and reading started in childhood. So for International Children’s Books Day, who better to ask which books kids love the most?

Sometimes You Can’t Walk It Off

I stepped funny before school drop off—I was probably doing and thinking of a thousand different things at the time, in that way that anyone who has ever gotten a kid off to school is fully familiar with—and felt a pop.

Summer Survival Guide: Backyard Toys

RealityMom Joey Fortman does a review of the perfect summer kids products that you need to enjoy with the kids for backyard survival this year!

Summertime Reads for Any Mom

It’s summer, which means warm weather, road trips, and vacations to see Grandma—which means I also get a few to read a good book!

Best Board Games for the Holidays

Board games are a great holiday gift idea to disconnect your kids from the devices and get them into real life. We’ve got our top five picks!

When Alexa Makes You Feel Old

I used to invite my friends in to listen to my Michael Jackson album. (And yes…this now sounds like a “back in my day, we used to have to walk 30 miles in the snow UPHILL to get to school…and GAH I feel old.)

#RealityMoms Favorite Books International Children’s Book Day

Although the use of e-readers and other digital platforms is on the rise, a 2016 survey found that 65% of Americans preferred printed books. And our #RealityMoms writers will tell you that a love of books and reading started in childhood. So for International Children’s Books Day, who better to ask which books kids love the most?