Family Friday: “Rescue Ready” Fire Engine Twirly Play Dress

This dress is from Princess Awesome, which my cousin has said is probably the only place she’d ever buy a dress for her daughter from. I like the idea behind it, that it’s combining inspiring prints along with very simple, non-fussy clothes. I also like that there are scarves and headbands for moms, and things for babies, like headbands and dresses, in the same prints. They’ve got a pi dress, a rockets dress, a dinosaurs dress, etc. — it’s very cute but also on message (that girls should be encouraged to like anything they want, whether or not it’s something stereotypically “for boys”). This dress is 100% cotton and comes in sizes 2T-12. It’s $42.95 at Princess Aweome. “Rescue Ready” Fire Engine Twirly Play Dress with Long Sleeves

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Organizing Thursday: Ziploc Baggies

I don’t know why it took me so long to come up with this idea, but my new thing for organizing all the kids’ toys is Ziploc Baggies. I used to try putting things in their own shoeboxes, or storing them in the boxes they came in, or trying various other systems like keeping the little people in one place and little cars in another, but all of that seems to have gone out the window. The best thing I’m doing now is keeping things together with plastic bags. My younger son has a little farmhouse toy that came with five pieces that fit together and sing a little song, so I keep those five pieces in a plastic bag; my older son has a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Pizza Thrower that came with a million tiny pieces that, if they’re not being used, end up all over Casa Griffin, and so I keep them in a little bag. All the bath toys are divided, too — it’s my favorite organizational tool for the kids’ things. You can buy these bags at Amazon, although I’m pretty sure everyone has their own version somewhere in their house. Ziploc Baggies

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Washable Workwear Wednesday: Sleeveless Ponte Portrait Collar Dress

Lands’ End has so many cute dresses right now that are washable, and we’re featuring this portrait collar dress today. It comes in navy and hot pink, and it just looks very ladylike, very Jackie O — an old-school, classic style. I like that it’s washable, of course, and that it’s available in regular, petite, tall, and plus sizes for $79-$89. Sleeveless Ponte Portrait Collar Dress

Looking for other washable workwear? See all of our recent recommendations for washable clothes for work, or check out our roundup of the best brands for washable workwear.

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Nursing Tuesday: Layla Maternity/Nursing Dress

This really cool black shift dress from Loyal Hana has very interesting zippered nursing access panels — I haven’t seen anything like them, and they’re very discreet. If you’re looking for a dress for maternity as well as into the nursing months, do consider this one, which is machine washable. It’s $115 at Nordstrom — it’s almost sold out, but it’s also at loyalhana.com for $150 in sizes XS-L. Layla Maternity/Nursing Dress

Two plus-size options are here and here.

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Makeup & Beauty Monday: Anti-Fatigue Products

If anyone needs some anti-fatigue cream, moms do, so I thought I would bring these to your attention: Garnier’s Sleeping Cream, Eye Gel Cream, and Day Cream, all of which have great reviews. Each is $16.99 at Ulta, and you can probably get them at your local drugstore as well. Garnier Anti-Fatigue Products

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Family Friday: Monopoly Junior

This is my favorite of the Junior board games we’ve gotten so far — they did a really good job with this one. I love that we can encourage counting, because there’s no houses or hotels, and it’s only dollar bills, not 5s, 10s, etc. I always make my son count all of the money he wins at the end. It’s very easy, even for someone who’s a non-reader. All of the place names are cute and kid-friendly, like the Zoo and the Bowling Alley. Monopoly Junior moves quickly, and it’s a good, fun game — I highly recommend it. Monopoly Junior

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