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

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

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

Staying Positive (A Guest Post)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Your Favorite Posts

Not ours, YOURS! I know we have many bloggers who read our site, so ladies (and gentlemen!), I would love to know what YOUR favorite post is that YOU have written lately.  Was it something funny?  A serious post?  Heartfelt? Post the link to … Continue Reading

Rows For Remembrance

I remember the feelings of shock, awe, excitement and fear that flowed through my brain when I looked down at that pregnancy test and saw two lines instead of one. Carl and I had been married a mere 3 months, and weren't trying to get pregnant. I was … Continue Reading

An Obsession of Royal Proportions…

I think I'm going to blame it all on Disney...maybe it was those fairy tales, princess dresses, tiaras and magical true love's first kisses that got me hooked at the tender age of (somewhere around) 3...Cinderella, Aurora, Belle, Jasmine, … 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

Guest Post at!

One of Krista's blog posts is up as a guest blog at today!  Check it out here! If you're looking for adorable baby clothes and other great baby items, check out the L'ovedbaby shop!  Krista has the 4-in-1 Nursing Shawl and LOVES IT! … 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

Co-Potty Training Your Child (Guest Post by Suzanne)

It's been a long running joke among my working mom pals that you finally see a return on your investment at day care when they help potty train your child. I think more parents might start paying a few hundred dollars a month if they only knew that … Continue Reading

Part-Time Job, Full-Time Kid

Kristina's post is the final post of our Moms @ Work series! We hope you have enjoyed our features on working moms, daycare/preschool, and Work At Home Moms! Make sure you see all of the posts and episodes in the series by clicking on the Moms @ … Continue Reading