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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....
me time

ME TIME: Before Kids…and Today

The other day, my pre-teen daughter asked if she could take a bath in my large, perfect-for-bubble-baths bathtub. Considering the fact that I most...
Mom Tribe

6 Women Every Mom Needs In Her Tribe

They say it takes a village to raise a child, and there aren’t many parents out there who would argue. In fact, after three...
a momcation

Why Every Mom Needs a Momcation

The momcation, a glorious trip that moms take without kids, has become a popular buzzword in parenting communities everywhere. In the past, this same...
The More The Merrier Stress and Gratitude

The More The Merrier: How Two “Foster” Kids Turned My Stress...

I cry every Christmas. Not because I don’t love Christmas. It’s actually my favorite holiday. I love the lights and the tree. I love...
Dear Pre-Child Self letter

A Letter To My Pre-Child Self

Hey girl,It’s me, your older, somewhat wiser self. We need to talk. Right now, you’re young, idealistic and almost impossibly naïve, so I’ve got...
Mom Guilt

How I Learned To Let Go of Mom Guilt

There was a time when I would spin out of control if I didn't have dinner on the table by a certain time. These...

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