It started out as just one. One well-known person committed suicide on June 5, 2018. I held my breath and hoped my almost 12-year-old, Jonah, didn't see the headlines. The next day brought the inevitable. Another celebrity in the...
Dirty little parenting secrets. We all have them. Most of the time we keep them quiet, trying to convince the other moms (and maybe ourselves) that we have this thing under control. We run a tight ship. I’m going...
Travel by air is by far one of the biggest stressors of convenience in modern life.  While it is much quicker (usually) to travel by air, it is not without its aggravations and inconveniences.  Add kids into the mix,...
I’m a super planner so I’ve always got emergency diapers and clothes in the car; I over-pack the diaper bag with activities to keep my nearly 2-year-olds entertained if we actually go out to dinner; I pull the tabs...
A girly-girl farm kid I’ve always been a girly-girl. Growing up on a farm in rural Iowa you’d most likely find me playing Barbies, playing dress up in my grandma’s old clothes, or watching Disney movies. Oh how I longed...
Father’s Day is almost here. It is a special day to celebrate and remember all of the fathers out there. I can't imagine being a dad is easy. They have so many expectations to live by, and so many...
To start, I wanted to tell you that I don’t have any teenagers…yet. My children are all 6 and under, but I truly wanted to talk about 13 Reasons Why. First, if someone would let me talk for forever,...
Boy on the brain I grew up with two brothers, and my husband had two brothers. Naturally, we were assuming our first kid was going to be a boy. We were pleasantly surprised when the sonogram said girl! But, I...
I have been a mom of kids in sports for ten years now, and I love it. My boys feel as comfortable on the field as they do in the classroom, and for that I am lucky. In this...
At the beginning of this year, I made it a goal to be more aware of what there is to be grateful for in my life. I am also trying to have a more "half cup full" mentality. During...

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