I might have become a Soccer Mom last week, and I couldn't be happier. Though I was thrilled that our son was going to be trying his very first soccer class with Soccer Buddies, I was also filled with...
It was simple. Almost too simple, really. But their advice actually seemed to be working. Was it a fluke? Maybe. But when you’ve recently welcomed baby number two and you have that first moment of utter chaos, that moment when...
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 the other side of the...
Confession. Family mealtimes at my house can feel chaotic. While I’m well aware of the importance of the family meal, it often feels flat out burdensome! My wiggly toddlers try to leave their seats at least 100 times. When...
So your little is ready to move on from the bottle but is not yet ready to drink from an open cup. Or maybe you just don't WANT them to have access to a big kid cup yet. After...
But now we have come to what I call the sweet spot. The kids are between, say, 3 and 6. They believe in Santa and his magic. And they are suckers for all of the advertising on TV. They may be a little shy but parents or elves usually can coax them to at least stand next to Santa as they mumble to him about the Lego set or doll or robot they want him to bring.
When I became a mom at 23, I fell madly in love-with my son and with motherhood. It was so exhilarating to have work to do that I adored so much. I loved the snuggles, the dressing and diapering,...
I love to sing opera. *Whew* I said it. My biggest dream growing up was to travel around the nation as a famous opera singer. I started taking voice lessons when I was 14 and fell in love with the skill of...
I cannot claim to be a parent who has everything figured out. In fact, I am guaranteed to screw something up nearly every day. I pray that my children don’t remember it when they grow up and process my...
It took a conversation I had with a mom whose children had grown for it to come full circle for me. She mentioned if she could get time back with her young kids it wouldn’t be to attend the piano recital again or the Christmas play one more time. Rather, it would be to relive the little moments—snuggling in mom and dad’s bed to watch a movie or spontaneously playing hide and seek when my oldest shouts out where he’s hiding.

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