I have a confession to make. I abhor cleaning my house. I love the smell and the feel of a freshly cleaned house. However, that status is almost impossible to attain. I am scrubbing away in one room of the...
“You look tired.” Duh, I am fully aware I look tired. I was made aware that I am tired by the difficulty I had dragging my big butt out of bed this morning after getting up 12 times last night....
Everyone loves to tell young moms, "The days are long, but the years are short!" I believe that statement to be true, but I also know that this mothering generation is fighting a new battle against the ever powerful...
Wear Sunscreen. As a freshman in high school, wanting to be considered cool by my Senior brother and his friends, I listened repeatedly to a popular "song" they liked called, "Everybody's Free to Wear Sunscreen". More reading, than song really...
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...
These are the conversations I have with myself most mornings... 8:00 a.m. "This is going to be a great day! I've had my coffee and the kids are calm."  8:15 a.m. "The kids aren't as calm as I thought..."  10:00 a.m. "Is it too early for...
Sometimes plans don't work out quite the way we, well... planned them. We had a different plan for Christmas this year than what we ended up with.  But maybe, just maybe, it all worked out the way it was supposed...
Growing up, I would definitely call myself a worrisome child. I would worry about all types of things and then those worries would turn into nightmares at night as I slept. It wasn't every night but it happened a...
Our parenting culture is obsessed with instilling confidence in our children and figuring out how to raise confident kids. The effects of this have been much discussed and debated, but I think it comes down to this: we want...
One of my favorite things to do with my girls is read to them. I really do enjoy reading good picture books.  Even the process of going to the library to pick out new books that we haven’t seen...

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