• Hip2bMom’s professional hair cutting shears

    Just as I was congratulating myself on having successfully palmed off my hair cutting duties to Nick the Pro, he absconded on us. I’m really disappointed in you, Nick! I hope your hair turns algae green when…

  • Hip2bMom’s hair salon

    If you’re a mom, you’ll agree that moms have the world’s most unexpected job specifications, often running into uncharted territory, such as Chief Executive Hairdresser, for instance. One without proper qualifications, I might add lol. Back in…

  • Flowers and fake apologies

    So there I am at LA Airport with lots of time on my hands. The place is huge, ever busy, ever crowded. Trying to find a seat to park yourself and your baggage is like looking for…

  • Ideas on the best name for your baby

    It’s fun to see how celebrities name their children, and how parents then quickly pick up on the trend and name their children after those children. Naming a baby is an important decision and not really quite…

  • From kitchen helpers to budding chefs

    And we have lift-off… in the kitchen department. Hip2bDaughters have picked up the skillet and spatula and swept me off my feet with their cooking skills. I wonder where that came from?! 😉 Well, it all started…

  • Barbie, or the lack thereof

    “Oh look, Mom, Barbies!!” my poor deprived daughters burst out in excitement as we stroll past this display at the mall. “Remember, we used to go to Toys-R-Us and spend hours looking at the Barbies… ??!” Key…

  • Celebrating bookwormism, if that’s even a word

    We found the perfect excuse to celebrate last weekend with this rare treat. A most decadent double fudge chocolate cake. One slice shared among the 3 of us girls (that’s how we roll)… and even then, we…

  • Is it OK to pick food off your friend’s plate?

    I saw this question/poll recently on the Today Show, and thought hmm, this is interesting. See, I used to lecture my kids – constantly – against sharing food and drinks, and of course, as all controversial topics…

  • The sweetest day

    There are times when it does get crazy around here. Last week was one of those weeks. Lots swirling around in my mind. And lots going on in school and college which means everyone was on edge…