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How to Simplify Your Dishwashing Routine

"All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother."

- Abraham Lincoln

Rise and Shine, Mommy! Welcome to Friday, where the minutes go slow but the wine pours fast.

Today’s Mommy scoop:

  • 🍽️ Dish Duty Made Easy

  • 🍰 Passionfruit Pound Cake Muffins

  • 🌱 DIY Reusable Snack Bag

Mom Hack

Simplify Dishwashing Routine

Mom Hack

Consider running the dishwasher more evenings after dinner, whether it's full or not.

Use the clean dishes the next day.

This routine keeps your kitchen tidy and your sink clear, ultimately saving you time and maintaining a cleaner home.

Together with Netflix

Fun Audio Experience for the Whole Family

Check-out Popcorn Brainstorm! Jokes & Trivia for Kids, the chart-topping Kids & Family podcast from Netflix. Featuring trivia, games and jokes from your favorite Netflix films and series, Popcorn Brainstorm explores Leo, The Dragon Prince and more!

Mom's Mic: This Week’s Poll 🎤 

What do you usually do after your kids go to bed?

-> Vote to reveal what other moms think

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Poll Results From 6/3

How do your children usually get to school?

⬜️⬜️⬜️⬜️⬜️⬜️ Walk (5%)

⬜️⬜️⬜️⬜️⬜️⬜️ Bicycle (3%)

🟨🟨🟨⬜️⬜️⬜️ Car (30%)

🟨⬜️⬜️⬜️⬜️⬜️ School bus (10%)

🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 They're not in school yet (52%)

Featured Response 💬 

“We are only a few blocks from the school. My husband usually walks him to and from school because he does not walk alone. They only take the car in bad weather or when they are running late.”

- Community Mom

That's wonderful that your husband gets to walk him to school—what a great way to start the day together! - Danielle 😊 

Mom’s Menu

🍰 Passionfruit Pound Cake Muffins


Delight your taste buds with Passionfruit Pound Cake Muffins, an irresistible treat that perfectly balances tangy and sweet flavors!

Why You'll Love It

  • 🍯 Infused with the vibrant, tropical taste of passionfruit, adding a unique twist to your muffins.

  • 🍰 Soft, fluffy texture with a delightful crunch from passionfruit seeds.

Ingredients 📝

  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 3 large eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1/2 cup passionfruit (about 8 fruits), pulp and seeds

  • 1/2 cup full-fat Greek yogurt

Instructions 👩‍🍳

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and grease a muffin pan.

  2. Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

  3. Beat butter and sugar until fluffy; add eggs and vanilla. Alternate dry ingredients with passionfruit and yogurt.

  4. Fill muffin cups and bake for 14-15 minutes.

Note 📌

Try a glaze made from passionfruit pulp, powdered sugar, and a touch of milk to enhance these muffins!

These muffins offer a delightful blend of tropical flair and classic comfort, ideal for a morning treat or a sweet snack any time of day!

Full recipe here.

Daily DIY (Mom Side Hustle)

DIY Reusable Snack Bag


Sew eco-friendly snack bags for back-to-school or to sell online, combining style with sustainability!

  1. Cut two 7 1/2" by 16 1/2" rectangles of laminated cotton.

  2. Sew the pieces right sides together on three sides, then turn right-side out.

  3. Fold in the open end, topstitch it shut, and add a strip of Velcro for closure.

  4. Fold and topstitch to create the snack bag shape.

Perfect for reducing waste and a charming addition to any lunchbox or Etsy store! 😊

The tutorial is here.

Mom’s Choice

For all you busy moms on the go, this Booster Chair is perfect! 🌟 

Whether you’re picnicking at the park or visiting grandma, this chair is your kiddo’s perfect perch.

It folds up in a snap and is super easy to clean, making your life a little less hectic.

Portable Booster Chair

  • Versatile: Use as a floor seat, booster, or feeding seat with a tray.

  • Portable: Folds compactly and includes a carry bag for travel.

  • Convenient: Easy-to-clean tray and a storage pocket for essentials.


Parenting Pop Quiz

What is the typical age for potty training completion?
(Answer below)

A) 1 year

B) 2 years

C) 3 years

D) 4 years

E) When they’re ready to pay for their own diapers

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