My journey to motherhood was never one I dreamed about as a little girl. I certainly never had the heart to become a stay-at-home mom, and I wasn't even sure I wanted children of my own. In fact, I was pretty immature and selfish...
My sons’ favorite meals are tacos, burgers, pizza, and chicken nuggets. I can’t blame them; after all, these foods are all delicious. However, my kids prefer the bare-bones versions of these delicacies: meat and cheese only. Oh, and carbs. Meat,...
(told in the voice of the book, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie) If you give a family a second child, the first born will want an explanation of where it came from to go with it. You'll give her...
Junior Prom: 2004 Boyfriend and I are just a couple of carefree teenagers, comfortable with each other, but truly still trying to impress each other. Flirting, holding hands, all dolled up for the prom! What he doesn't know is that...
It’s almost Halloween which means most kids are clamoring for their choice of costume, and we moms are pulling our hair out trying to figure out how to make it happen. (Especially if said kids keep CHANGING THEIR MINDS!) This...
I see A. I see Z. I plot the most efficient and effective way to get there. I walk fast, I think fast, I talk fast, and I am annoying sometimes. My (loving?) family is pretty sure I am...
I was sitting at my kitchen table, mindlessly scrolling through my Facebook feed. I noticed a post that had been shared by two of my mom friends, both of whom are women of color, and it instantly jolted me...
Christmas is almost here! If you're still stumped on gifts, here are some ideas that can arrive at your door with two-day Prime shipping. There's something for everyone on your list! Gifts For Her These freezer wine glasses are one of...
May should be the perfect month. All green and lovely with ideal, not-too-cold and not-too-hot, temperatures. The birds are chirping, the flowers blooming and there’s a holiday dedicated to the most important member of the family (#bias) – mom! Reality:...
Are your kids in sports? Chances are, the answer is yes. As a parent, are you a good fan? Sadly, many parents and adults, are NOT good fans.  Recently, the Iowa State High School Athletic Association published an editorial entitled,...

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