Being a mama is hard! We all know that the day in, and day out care of our little people is difficult. They are loud, messy, often uncooperative, and whiney. But then, so am I in my own adult way. I change...
You came into my life when you were 6 years old and now you're 21 years old. I remember when we first met, your Dad and I had been dating for 6 months and we decided that it was...
  I work while my husband stays home with our kids. Recently, my husband needed to help out with his family's business. So I took the day off to stay home with the kids. It 100% never occurred to me that being...
Hi, I'm Kaylee, and I'm a bad texter. I mean, seriously, notoriously, terrible at responding to texts. I'm fully aware of it, I'm not proud of it, but at this point, it's just a fact of life. What Actually Happens After You Text...
Dear Mama Whose Partner Works Long Hours, From the moment you wake up in the morning to your little ones yelling "Mama! Get up!" to the moment you finish the bedtime routine with a special song and walk out of...
In this busy season of motherhood, scheduling date night can kind of feel like finding a unicorn. After years of not making date night a priority, I have learned that making 1 on 1 time with the spouse a...
If 2021 has reminded us of anything, it’s this: Life is fragile. As such, the number 96 may not mean anything to you, but perhaps it should. (No it’s not the number of times I went to Target last week. But...
Hi, my name is Carrie and my husband and I haven't been out since our daughter was born. Well that's not technically true, we've been to two weddings, thanks to our friends who have two kids that have each...
The Beginning My husband and I fell in love in college. He pursued me for months before I finally agreed to go on a date with him. He was worried that my hesitation was due to his involvement in ROTC...
“Which one of you is the best friend?” Neither. “Are you the aunt?” Nope. “Did you pick them out from the orphanage?” No. “Which one of you is the REAL mom?” Both of us. These are all actual questions...
If you’re like me, you get super wrapped up in the mundane responsibilities of being a mom, and your relationship with your significant other begins to take a backseat. Between work, kids, pets, chores, errands, bills, the house… sometimes...
My Dearest Daughter, There are two versions to the story of How I Met Your Father. The first is this: We were introduced by a mutual friend! The second is this: We were introduced by a mutual friend...at Groovy's. Now, if you haven't been to...

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Every September, America pauses to remember Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. For many people, however, this month goes by with little notice. Let’s face it:...