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The Five Stages of a School Year

The end of the school year has finally arrived and as usual, the kids and I are dragging ourselves across the finish line. Most...
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...
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...
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...
Ellen

Ellen Sums Up Parenting in Less Than Two Minutes

Ellen DeGeneres is, perhaps, one of the funniest people around. Her celebrated talk show appeals to audiences of all ages and backgrounds thanks to...
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...
kids will be kids

Kids Will Be Kids…And That’s OK

With two quasi-grown teenagers and a pre-teen in my house, it’s easy to forget just how hard the early years of parenting were. Granted,...
Work at Home

The Work-from-Home Parent Hustle

There used to be two clear paths for parents. Continue in the work force or stay home with kids. Both options have always been...
What parents think vs what kids think

What We Think Of Ourselves As Parents vs. What Our Kids...

Being a parent is one of the hardest jobs on the planet. It's a 24-hour-a-day job that is unrelenting, exhausting, and challenging - even...
Introvert

6 Ways Parenting as an Introvert Can Be Really Hard

I’m an introvert. Always have been. It’s a fundamental part of my being, a trait as hard-wired as my love of caffeine or my...

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