Chrissie Jones


Dear Second Child: I’m Sorry

As a second child myself, it's hard to admit that at just 18 months old, I've already failed my own precious second-born. I've spent the majority of my adult life chastising my parents for loving...
Daycare Checklist - Kids R Kids

How to Choose the Best Daycare for Your Family {featuring Kids ‘R’ Kids}

There's one moment in every mother's life that I'd bet we can all remember vividly, and relate to easily. No, not labor. I'm thinking of a different, but maybe equally traumatizing experience: the first time you had...

Group Activities for Toddlers in Collin County

Anyone with toddlers knows that keeping them busy is essential to survival. A bored toddler can do more damage (to your home and to your psyche) than an actual tornado. There's nothing worse than reaching...

My Favorite Breastfeeding-Friendly Clothing for Nursing Moms

Breastfeeding ain't easy, y'all. From hormone swings to cracked nipples to engorged breasts to clogged ducts to tongue ties to reflux to intolerances...there is no limit to how torturous the process can be. (For the...

How to Make the Most of a Momcation (and Why You Need One, STAT!)

Raise your hand if you're exhausted. *raises hand* Raise your hand if you're burnt out. *raises hand* Raise your hand if you love your kids more than life itself, but you just need a hot minute...
big brother holding a newborn baby on a bench

The Eight Stages of Going from One Kid to Two

You know that moment when you're parenting a toddler, and daily life is totally crazy and overwhelming, and you think to yourself, Hey, we should start all over and multiply this insanity exponentially!   No?...

What I Really Want My Toddler to Give Me for Mother’s Day

Mother's Day is right around the corner, which means dads everywhere are starting to ask what we want. You know the drill: We smile, shrug, and say, "Oh, you don't need to get me anything!"...

How to Spend a Day in Downtown McKinney

The downtown McKinney square is a gem in Collin County. In fact, it's the main reason my husband and I decided to move from the heart of Dallas all the way out to the...