Oh, hi. I didn’t see you there. *sets down Elf on the Shelf* You’ve come here looking for answers on how to take the most fa-la-lovely family photo. And I’ve got a cornucopia of solutions waiting just for you. In no time,...
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Consider this idea: your self-care can be found in serving others around you. I don't mean taking care of your children or your spouse, because that is a given as a mother or as a parent. You are doing a great...
A few days ago, my husband and I were watching Kim's Convenience. Sidenote: please watch this on Netflix if you haven't yet - it's hilarious. We paused to talk about family expectations and how we wished we had families that spent...
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I never thought I would spend holidays without my kids. I wanted to be the mom with the perfectly crafted holiday cupcakes, not the mom who has to miss out on celebrations! When we were going through our divorce,...
This just in: The phrase “I’m exhausted,” is SO 2000. Today, moms have leveled up to “I’m dying,” then we just chuckle and carry on with our chaos. But it’s not funny. And moms aren’t really laughing. In fact, here's a little secret… We’re...

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