Caught Up in Chaos

We decided to include a bunch of articles written by real moms - friends who we acquired along our parenting journey. This one is the first in the series, written by the lovely Clarissa Jane: a real-life mama with a real love for bags. You can have a look at her Insta page here: ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤ I had been contemplating writing a blog piece for a lonnnnggggggg time. Since I was a kid, I've always enjoyed journaling. I even had a LiveJournal in middle school and then a Xanga account in high school. Does anyone remember those? OMG. Those were hilarious to read & write. I even printed my favorite LJ posts. Oh, the memories. So, why this blog title? "Caught up in Chaos," to me, means that life (even if I haven't left the house in two or three days because being a mama to 2 under 2 means I'm always on the move) is never boring. It means that even when I get those moments where I'm caught up in the chaos and fe

Top 10 Summer Fun Outdoors Ideas

Summer is our favourite season and we decided to share our best ideas for summertime activities with kids. Staying indoors is for sure not a top pick. All of those active fun ideas are very much enjoyable for parents too (as long as you are ready to get your hands and feet a little dirty).  1. SPLASHPAD Our top activity for any summer day is SplashPad lounging. It is a safe, yet adrenaline loaded activity for the little ones. The kids are fully occupied while you can sit around and sip on some icy lemonade. Bonus workout for mommy - go and try out those awesome sprinklers yourself.  What is there not to like?   Check out our favourite splashpads in Montreal, covered by Stroller Parking: 2. BUBBLES Bubbles are so much fun and easy to do for kids of all ages. Stock up on wholesale bubble soap in the beginning of summer so that you don't run out in the middle of the party. 3.