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In my nearly four decades on earth, I've adjusted to my fair share of New Normals. Be it post-Columbine, post-Oklahoma City Bombing, post-9/11, or anything else, the meaning of "life as we know it" has shifted too many times...
With everyone on high alert and preparing to #flattenthecurve by way of self-quarantine, I've taken this opportunity to clean out rather than stock up. In general, we mamas know the drill come spring! Something inside us stirs, and we...
"It's only the elderly and sick who are in real danger, so why panic?" I don't get sick. Like, ever. I could go around licking doorknobs and probably be just fine. (I won't though, to be clear). My son seems to...
Christina first came to Oklahoma City in 2001 to attend school our seventh grade year. Even though she was from halfway around the world in South Korea, she became one of my best friends. We graduated from high school together...
Over the last days and weeks, we have been inundated with the news about COVID-19 (Coronavirus). After the events of the Thunder-Jazz game on March 11th, the reaction in the Oklahoma City area intensified.  As parents, it is important for...
For the first two and a half years of my daughter’s life, she wasn’t away from me (or her dad) for more than one night. We took our first multi-day trip away from her when she was 2 ½....
Do you wish you could get your kids outside more? Maybe you even plan all this fun stuff to do, like park meet ups and play dates. But plans change or you just don't have the energy when it...
We can't learn everything about parenting in advance, but there's one thing I wish I had been prepared for. The febrile seizure. Why are parents not talking about this?! The First Febrile Seizure On the evening of December 20, 2018, everything...
Like many of you, this was a year of simplifying for my family. We carefully waded through piles of our unused belongings and made our goal living with less. Our oldest son (who is the king of hoarding lids...
The Tooth Fairy in our house has pretty much retired, and not a moment too soon, because she was quite forgetful. Seriously, I don't know how she had a job. Even though she occasionally showed up on time, more...
I started my period back 5 and 10 weeks after the births of my two sons, respectively. Adding a monthly cycle to breastfeeding, and my already hormone-overloaded body quickly made me realize that I couldn’t do all the things all...
Anyone with kids in childcare knows this sentence: "Sick children need to stay home until symptom-free for 24 hours." I have 3 kids. Sometimes one runs a fever for 2 hours and is fine for the rest of the day....

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