As moms, we often fret about what other people think. And it's always a worst-case scenario. What they think of how we are speaking to our children, what we chose to wear that day, whether or not our hair is...
I took my horse and pony show to Walmart today. It was the end of Christmas break. Everyone was exhausted from traveling, experiencing a severe sugar crash, and no one really wanted to spend the morning grocery shopping. By...
You probably have the same puzzled look on your face as I do reading this . . . there is such an event as "National Bake For Family Fun Month?!" You got that right . . . Bake for Family Fun...
I called my mother today. It was urgent. Dire. I needed to tell her something so important, it couldn’t wait. “Thank you, mom.” I’m 37. It’s finally safe to admit nearly two and a half decades later that my mom was...
Why Create Family Traditions? An important part of parenthood for me was creating memories and building our own family traditions. I remember purchasing our first home—my vision of my future children coming down the stairs to gifts under the Christmas...
I would say in 2019, a large number of homes have an Amazon Echo, Google Home or an equivalent device. I use my Echo almost every time I cook. Setting up multiple alarms and reminders with Alexa helps me...
Our first child was born in January, our second in December. In the delivery room with our second, I told my husband, if we ever decided for a third, maybe we should pick a different month. Even as...
When your child comes home from college for the first long break, it's going to be a bit weird. It will, no doubt, be an adjustment for both you as a parent and them as a young adult. While...
The store was filled wall to wall with LEGOs. Bins full of new pieces to choose from. A special treat for my kids. I was excited to share in their excitement as they picked out each new addition to...
Is family dinner is a thing of the past? With so many events for the kids in the evenings, it is tough to get everyone to sit together around the table for family dinner. Growing up, I ate dinner...

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