Recently, I read an article on Scary Mommy about a mom who was dying, with only weeks to live, now in hospice, and what she wanted to tell us was important to her in her last days. If you...
It hit me this past December that I have officially been a mother for a decade! A DECADE!! How? Well, I know how I got the baby... but how have I survived and THRIVED during this decade of motherhood? I...
This featured business post is brought to you courtesy of  Hope Wood, JD. Read about her "Will in a Day Program" here.  Families come in all shapes and sizes, and sadly, sometimes a marriage doesn't end successfully or a parent needs to...
My daughter was about a year and a half when we experienced her first “night terror.” My husband and I were lying in bed watching a movie when I suddenly heard her start screaming over the monitor. It wasn’t a...
It’s Boymom Week on the blog, and our super-heroic moms of all boys are talking all things BOY! Click here to read other posts in this special series brought to you by DMMB's boymoms. I was sitting in the backseat of my friend’s car...
Parents naturally think their children are amazing, talented, smart, and generally above average. But as a mom, I know that if there is something my child struggles with, I want to give him every tool he needs to succeed....
We just hosted our third baby’s first birthday party. It was everything a birthday party should be, with doting grandparents, enthusiastic cousins, and plenty of sugar.  There was a theme, corresponding decor, food, and crafts. We were privileged to be...
Ah, the new year – that magical reset button. An entire year full of promise is ahead of you and the pressure to set a new year’s resolution may be knocking on your door. This year maybe you can...
Thirty minutes into my work day I get a call from my son’s preschool. As I click accept on my phone my heart sinks because I am pretty sure I know why they are calling. My kid is sick...
My four-year-old is on the beige diet. You know, crackers, bread, cheese. She rarely eats meat. Yes, I have a picky eater. And I stress zero about it because the important thing is that she eats. Sound familiar? It doesn’t matter...

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