Mamas Need Rewards Too
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Oh, mom guilt. You pop up everywhere. No matter what we do, you find a way to make us feel like we are failing in one way or another. We try. Lord, how we try. But we just can’t seem … Read More

Stop Sport Snack Sabotage
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The term “snacks” in this article, for all intents and purposes, is synonymous with junk food. “We have our first game next week. But don’t worry, we’ll have snacks, so you’ll be okay”. – My Kid’s Coach. This statement, from … Read More

Front-Loading Summer
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As I fold the freshly laundered back to school clothes, I think that I might as well clear out the drawers and trade out the summer clothes for fall. And then I realize IT’S STILL SUMMER! Those cute fall dresses, … Read More

Girls Can Have It All…But Boys Can’t?
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Sojourner Truth. Susan B. Anthony. Elizabeth Stanton. Gloria Steinem. Sandra Day O’Connor. Sally Ride. These women, among countless other heroines, have fought long and hard for something that never should have been a question: equal rights. They helped us win … Read More

Flu Season Rx: Make Your Own Elderberry Syrup
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This is certainly not a post I ever thought I would be writing, and making elderberry syrup is definitely not something I ever thought I’d be doing. But, here’s what I DO know: having an entire family come down with … Read More

I Love Stepping on Legos
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Sheeeew. Having four kids under seven is exhausting! Some days, my greatest desire is simply a few moments of sanity. A few minutes to shower, clean, work on a project, go to the bathroom alone, even run errands without a … Read More