A child’s miraculous growth is a subject of wonder for all mothers. It begins with pregnancy and charges forth in a flurry of firsts: First time sleeping through the night, first birthday, first steps, first words, the first day...
“How was your day at school, baby?” I asked as she climbed into the car. —“A little boy told me I had a fat belly,” she said, almost matter-of-factly. “I’m sorry… what?!” She repeated herself. The next three seconds seemed like...
I am raising serious bookworms in my house. For which I am eternally grateful. They would read all day, every day, if left to their own devices. We have a rolling cart for library trips, which are still frequent....
It's important that we let our guards down and have an honest conversation about the more controversial parts of parenting—things like leaving kids home alone. It always benefits us to consider other perspectives. Even better is the opportunity to...
Sometimes as a mom, I can feel 13 all over again: awkward, unprepared, and embarrassed. When my daughter started middle school, we made the decision to send her to a school that was located in the next neighborhood over,...
It can feel downright impossible to find the perfect baby clothes when you’re out shopping for a newborn. There are outrageously cute designer outfits that might never get worn (or break the bank) and a 5-pack of plain white...
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Surviving Puberty… Again

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My first and only child is currently deep in the throes of puberty. For my daughter, it started around age 8 and will end by the time she’s 14, as it does for most girls. I knew puberty was...
When you become a parent, the inundation starts: lists and tips of must-have items and registry requirements that will transform your parenting or your day. Contrary to all that advice, you have plenty of things on hand that can...
It’s coming, whether you like it or not. (Or maybe for you, it has already arrived.) An end to the lazy, crazy, carefree days of summer. Sure during the summer you had summer lessons and play dates, but getting...
When I became pregnant with my second child, I dreamt about the relationship I wanted my kids to have.  After we learned our daughter would have a baby brother, I became worried they wouldn't be as close as siblings...

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90s Throwback Bash: Join us November 2nd

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Join Co Springs Mom Collective on Saturday, Nov. 2nd at 7 PM for this fun adults-only night out event! Grab your favorite date night partner or...