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Tag: parenting

Never The Same: A Letter To My Sister Before The...

Your life is about to change with this first baby. You are about to change even more. Little sister, you will never be the same person you once were.

To The Woman At The Orchard: Thank You

Thank you for reminding me, woman at the orchard, that community doesn't disappear just because we're in a pandemic.

Spread Too Thin: Motherhood in a Pandemic

There just isn't enough of me to go around. Fellow spread-too-thin moms: I reach my hand out to you, as well. I'm here with you.

It’s Okay, Mama

Everybody's in pajamas for the whole day? It's okay. Didn't get your housework done today? It's okay. It'll still be there tomorrow.

20 Schoolday Questions Better Than “How Was Your Day?”

 Use the printable below to cut out and place all of the schoolday questions in a jar.  Have your children pick questions out each day for a fun activity!

But Will I Be Lonely Without A Girl? – A Boymom’s...

What will my boys look like 10-15 years from now?  Would I regret not having a girl when my boys are fully grown and we have less in common?

The Tale of the Dropped Slushie

We're already in a pandemic and worrying constantly, canceling plans, and missing our friends. I'm giving the kid a dang slushie.

A Grandfather’s Love

Parenthood is hard and comes with a whole lot of anxieties, but, single parent or not, it helps to remember that we're never truly doing this alone.

I Was Mom-Shamed: How I Confronted It

I just really wanted her to know that she hurt my feelings. That as a mother, it was not right to judge me and that she should know better and try to do better as a woman. 

One Thing Every Mom Needs to Hear

Before my son, I spent over eight years as a full-time nanny and two years as a behavioral therapist. I have always loved research and gathering information, and I think that quest for knowledge has naturally made its way into my parenting style.