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Saturday, February 24, 2018
Surviving the Suburbs

A City Mom’s Guide to Surviving the Suburbs

I never saw myself living in the suburbs. I have been a city person for most of my life. In fact, I would say the more appropriate term is “city snob.” I used to...
Super Mom

When You’re Just Too Tired To Be Super Mom

 I like to think I’m a good mom. In fact, I like to think I’m a great mom. What I really want, though, is to be a super mom. But lately, it’s been hard...
When Mean Girls Attack

When Mean Girls Attack

I have been struggling to write this article all week. Not because I don’t have a great deal to say, because trust me, I do. But I’ve found that it’s kind of hard to...
What’s Mine is Yours…Whether I Like It or Not

What’s Mine is Yours…Whether I Like It or Not

You don't have to be a parent for long to realize that, for kids, the main rule of possession is "what's mine is mine and what's yours is mine." From their earliest days, they...
New Year’s Resolutions for Moms

New Year’s Resolutions for Moms

I’ve never been a big fan of New Year’s resolutions. I mean, if I haven’t organized my closet in the last six years, what’s so special about this year? And lose 10 pounds? Again,...
When the Holiday Season is Hard

When the Holiday Season Is Hard

From our earliest days, we are flooded with “the magic of the holiday season.” No other time of year has more songs, movies, or made-for-TV specials devoted to it. The holidays are supposed to...
School Bus Mom

I’m THAT Bus Stop Mom

There’s always that one bus stop mom. She’s never late – in the morning or afternoon. She knows the bus drivers’ names and makes them cookies at Christmas. She remembers the bus number. She...
Ricky the Thanksgiving Rooster

Ricky the Thanksgiving Rooster

With Thanksgiving dinner today, I find myself in my usual state of anxiety. It’s not that I don’t like cooking, it’s that I’m really bad at planning for it. I am less of a...
Meanest Mom EVER

The Meanest Mom EVER

Hello. I’d like to introduce myself. I’m the meanest mom ever. I know, I know, you probably thought you were, but I’m sure I’ve got this one in the bag. Which is pretty nice...
When Parenting Doesn't Go as Planned

When Parenting Doesn’t Go As Planned

Every so often my 11-year old gets nostalgic for her lost youth (“back when I was a kid” as she calls it) and we pull out old movies. This led to a recent viewing...