Melissa is a blogger at and when she isn’t writing, she is either trying to crack the code on gardening here in Colorado, hiking in the mountains with her Saint Bernard or enjoying a glass of wine over a fine meal with her husband. She is very excited to be able to encourage young mothers who are still in the trenches.
You're Doing it Right

Encouragement for Moms of Littles: You’re Doing It Right.

When would my life stop revolving around poo? Would it ever? I was an educated woman. I had hopes and dreams. I used to be able to speak in complete sentences. But here I was, spending each day trying desperately to reason with a toddler.

What Will They Be When They Grow Up?

I know some parents that have put a lot of time, effort and money into very specific career paths for their children, at a very young age. I think that's great, but I want...
parenting advice

The Only Parenting Advice You’ll Ever Need

Okay, hold the phone. I am about to throw down the only parenting advice you need. I am qualified to offer this advice because I am old and grizzled and I've climbed out on...