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Single Moms

A Letter to Single Moms: Hey Single Mama…

Hey Single Mama,I have a number of friends who are single moms and I want you all to know a few things. You inspire...
Stop Calling Me Mom

Please Stop Calling Me Mom

I am sitting in a doctor’s office waiting room with all four of my stairstep children. They call “Vargas” and we all get up,...
Mental Health New Baby

Maintaining Your Mental Health as a New Mom

The journey of pregnancy can be a roller-coaster of emotions, to say the least. But even after giving birth, you might find yourself reeling....
School Year Resolutions

5 School Year Resolutions We All Need To Make

Now that the school year is well underway, I find myself in a familiar situation. We’re less than two months in to a new...
extraordinary life moms

Extraordinary Life: A Mother’s Journey Through Chronic Illness

Moms are superheroes. All of them. I truly believe that the day you are entrusted with another life, be it through birth, adoption, or...
Mom Awards

If Moms Gave Each Other Awards

Being a parent can be a thankless job. Ok, let's be honest, it's almost always a thankless job. Not to say it's not immensely...
Mother's Day What I Really Want

A Letter to My Kids on Mother’s Day: What I REALLY...

While it’s easy to think of Mother’s Day as another one of those “Hallmark holidays,” i.e., holidays that exist as a way to boost...
What Moms Really Mean

What Moms Really Mean When They Say They’re Tired

Ask any mom on any given day how she’s doing and chances are, you’ll get a bright smile and a cheery, “I’m fine!” Catch...
Parenting Stages Cover

Here’s the Hardest Stage of Parenting (SPOILER ALERT: It’s All of...

Today, I found myself late for everything, as has been the case more often than not in my 19-year parenting career. I was trying...
spring break

Spring Break…From A Parent’s Point of View

Ahhhh…spring break. That glorious week we used to look forward to with such excitement. As kids, it was a whole week off from school....

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