Meredith Sinclair

Tricks for making your backyard THE place to be

Build a Backyard Bijou. Creating a backyard theater for shows under the stars is actually quite simple.

Release the little girl in you–and shock your kids silly

Slip ‘n Slides are one of summer’s key accessories

Tricks to transform your closet for spring

You’re a fashion- and budget-conscious mom who wants to be on trend this spring, while at the same time simplifying

Spend a splendid spring break at home

If you’re introducing your family to the term "staycation" this spring break, you may need a few spoonfuls of sugar

Romance boosters to last all year

Anyone can do romance on Valentine’s Day, but here are a few low-cost ideas for fueling your fire all year long and taking

Inexpensive ways to cool your cabin fever

It’s here girls, that string of inclement months that will test the mightiest of Midwest mamas.

A Mom’s Life Top Five

Make a list and cut it twice. Go ahead, make that two-mile-long to-do list featuring all your holiday hopes and dreams.

Be the coolest mom in the carpool lane

Start your engines! Soon you’ll join the other moms in the single-file, school-front showdown known as the carpool lane.

There’s nothing to do!

The summer camps are paid for, the sprinkler is busy and the fridge is fully stocked with rocket pops

Launching yourself into the momosphere

It may be time to look beyond the local coffee shop, book club, park bench or play group to gather with other moms who will offer advice, commiserate over the daily grind and basically dish the playground dirt.
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