When Life Kinda Sucks

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I'm thrilled to be able to share with you a guest post from Erin today! Look for more from Erin at her blog and hopefully here again in the future! If you'd like to talk about sharing a guest post here, send me an email! Hello. This is … Continue Reading

Why Babies Are Like Your Drunk College Roommate (Guest Post)

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We're running around like crazy today, making our final preparations for BlogHer '12, so enjoy this guest post from Jen of Also Known As...The Wife!  Jen is one of the bloggers we'll be meeting this week at … Continue Reading

A 5 Year Old at DragonCon?? (Guest Post)

When you think of things to do to entertain a child many things pop up: swimming, cartoons, puzzles, Thomas the Train, ice cream, etc.  However, I also think about my childhood which consisted of playing with my brothers pretending to be The Dukes of … Continue Reading

Low-Tech Grandparents in a High-Tech World (Guest Post)


We are honored to have a guest post from Krista's mom today! This morning I walked 3 miles in our neighborhood, with my Sony Walkman playing my favorite radio station in my ears. I started wondering if anyone else on the planet still uses a Sony … Continue Reading

A Hunger Games Party!


I'm not going to lie.  I'm kind of a nerd.  I did far too much reading and not enough socializing growing up, which is probably why I spend my day behind a screen instead of dealing with actual people.  But anyway, my friend Arielle told me I should … Continue Reading

Staying Positive (A Guest Post)

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We are honored and touched to bring you a guest post from Renee, whose life is changing because of four letters and a number:  BRCA1 mutation.  Read her story and join us in supporting her in thoughts and prayers. I’m a 29 year old mother of two … Continue Reading

Move It!


We're hearing from Trista again as she updates us on her healthy life changes!  Remember, we have a giveaway from Green Kid Crafts going on right now!  Don't miss your chance to win 3 craft kits from this great company!  We also have a giveaway for a … Continue Reading

Progress Report


Trista's back with an update on her weight loss journey!  Click here to read her first post in her weight loss guest post series! Well, here we are, 3 weeks in and I am happy to report that I am down a total of 8lbs. I am extremely excited … Continue Reading

Let’s Get Real


We love having guest posts here at The Playdate Crashers!  We love giving you another platform for your thoughts and stories and we love getting a little break!  Today we have a guest post from Stacy at Stirrups, Stretchmarks, and Snotty Noses!  … Continue Reading

Crayons and Compromise

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Jamie is en route to her new home in Pennsylvania and will be popping in here and there for awhile, but we will be a little off-schedule for awhile until she and her family settle in.  If you are interested in writing a guest post for us, please let … Continue Reading

Too Many Babies In The Office

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Enjoy a guest post from Krista's friend Rea who blogs at Loving the Chaos (with twins and a toddler)! As a mother of three children, I have been faced with the choice of making separate doctor appointments for the trio or taking them … Continue Reading

A New Beginning


Our good friend Trista is going to be sharing a series of posts about her new commitment to a healthier weight!  Krista is still computerless and Jamie is moving several states away with her family this weekend, so please pardon the lack of regular … Continue Reading

Raising Kids on a Budget

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Today we have a guest post from our friend Stephanie of Housewife Mama!  Enjoy! Living on a budget has been a part of our family life since a few months after Michael and I were married.  Being college students with little money will do that to … Continue Reading

Guest Post: Breast Milk Storage 101


We are delighted to host a guest post from Helen Anderson, RN, CLE of Milkies LLC about storage guidelines for breast milk.  Milkies has graciously provided a Milk-Saver for review (read Becky's review here!) and one to give away to one of our … Continue Reading

Guest Post: Back To School


Today we have the final post in our Back To School series!  We hope you've enjoyed it and we know you'll love this post by Jen! Can I just be honest here? We're all a bunch of Moms, right? And we're all a bunch of Moms who are reading a blog that is … Continue Reading

Guest Post: Another First in a World of Firsts


Teddy sniffled and held my hand tighter as we stepped into the crosswalk. “Are you ready?” I asked. She looked up at me, her bright blue eyes filled with apprehension. I plastered on my biggest smile and squeezed her hand. “You are going to … Continue Reading

Guest Post: Ready Or Not

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Today we have another wonderful guest post in our Back To School series!  Enjoy this post from Ashley! Raise your hand if you loved school and looked forward to that exciting first day, full of promise and hope for a great school year. Okay, … Continue Reading

Guest Post: First Day Jitters

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Today we have the first in our Back To School series of guest posts!  You may remember Monica from her guest interview on the podcast episode, "Moms @ Work (Part 2) - #12." Enjoy! Beep. Beep. Beep. Beep. Beep. Beep. Beep. Beeeeeeep. … Continue Reading

Guest Post: I’m A Coupon Failure (Alternatively titled “How To Save Money At The Grocery Store”)


After Jamie's post earlier in the week about Extreme Couponing, we thought it would be great to get a guest post from someone who still manages to save money without using coupons.  Shaina's post at her own blog was perfect for us, so we asked her to … Continue Reading

Elimination Communication – What?!


Thanks for letting me guest post about EC! It’s definitely one of my passions and something I can talk or type about for hours! So let me try to break it down into something easy to swallow if this is the first time you’ve ever heard of EC… bear with … Continue Reading