O My Family


Allison met her husband at 18. She married him at 21. They bought an old house to renovate then had their first baby at age 23. A second baby on the way now at 25. She's not trying to fit it all in before 30, she just thinks family is so freaking...

What inspired you to start blogging?

How do you keep up with the latest fashions and being a mom?

What are three fashion tips for busy moms?

Do you have suggestions to help dads more comfortably participate in "mommy and me" events?

Allison Olfelt

I have two boys, and my 2.5 year old is especially drawn toward men/dads when we are out at the park, libraries, and museums. I try to make small talk with those dads just like I would with the moms around. Most of the discomfort probably stems from the idea that they're 'different' than the moms at these places and these events, but really we're all parents and we have a solid common ground in that. There's no reason not to be comfortable striking up conversation - ALL parents love to talk about their kids.
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What's one of the worst messes your child has made? Please share a link to a photo if you have one.

Allison Olfelt

My then-one-and-a-half year old son figured out how to take off his (dirty) diaper after his nap. It was a (gag-worthy) mess.
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