Dear Working Mom, Remember what is was like to have a career without kids? Ha ha, me neither. *rubs temples I wish I could say we’re #TooBlessedToBeStressed, but goodness, there is so.much.stress. Why? Because we’re simultaneously greasing the wheels of the world and raising...
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To my sweet and full-of-life middle child, I worry about all my children; I am a natural born worrier. However, there is one child I worry about the most, and that is you, my precious middle child. Are you happy?...
Calling all bug lovers! If your kids love to pick up all the crawling bugs, or even just look at them, they might love this activity and YOU might love that it keeps them occupied for so long.  What is...
I just got back from the most wonderful weekend trip with nine of my best girlfriends. It did not disappoint. After the past year to say my mom battery was depleted is a drastic understatement.  I needed to not hear "Mommy" 8,647...
I've never been one to feel old when another birthday came around. When I would hear friends say they feel so old at 25, 28, 30, I didn't share the sentiment. That is, not until 2020.  It wasn't that I...
The other day I was listening to a podcast (honestly can’t remember which one of the many podcasts I listen to), and the host of the podcast was interviewing America Ferrera. THE America Ferrera who helped all of us...
The weirdest school year in human history is over and summer is here!! We are all itching to get out and explore this great city and state of ours as more things begin to open up again! Luckily, there's no...

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