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Foster Parenting Year 1: The Ridiculous and Brutal Truth Did you know more than half of foster parents quit in the first year? When you read everything we've been through below, you will know why. In the last year, our adorable...
Alright, so let’s start this off with a gentle reminder: It is ok to not be ok sometimes. Repeat that: It is ok if you're admitting you're not okay. You are human and entitled to have “those days” here...
I have never been one to have boundaries. I was raised by a single mom and have only sisters, so there weren’t many clear boundaries when I was growing up. No topic was off the table, we were very...

Am I a MOMpreneur?

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I was a part of an online discussion lately about the term MOMpreneur. Someone asked about the word, and the responses were really mixed. Some identified with it, while others called it things like “demeaning” or “sexist.” Others fell...
Every once in a while, you bump into someone or something that makes you pause. It shakes you out of your current train of thought and sort of smacks you in the face. Some times it's little, and you...
When traveling to see family and friends, it’s normal for us to exchange hugs. However, my two-year-old is not always warm to this type of welcome and sometimes prefers a departure without notice over an embrace. While some might...
I’ve been working since I turned 16. Not because I needed to, necessarily, but because I enjoy it! (Plus, the discount at Delia*s was totally worth it!) Now, marriage, 2 dogs, 2 kids, and almost 15 years later, I’m...
When I dreamt of my motherhood, I felt a baby in my arms, saw a closet full of tiny clothes and heard distant cries needing me - Mom. Motherhood was a going to be a beautiful, chaotic way of...
Late night sports, after school activities and PTO meetings have consumed my schedule for the next two months. But lately I feel like we are constantly ordering pizza or take-out for dinner because there just isn't time. And the...
Our lives seem to be on overdrive lately. From sports to school to work and everything in between, it just seems that we are continuously going nonstop. We need downtime - my kids need downtime. Which is why when...
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I Don’t like My Mother

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I don't like my mother. Yes, I said it. I don't like my mother. I'm 40 plus years old and don't have a meaningful relationship with her. I speak to her because of my daughter. My daughter shouldn't have to suffer because...
Photo by Eveslage Photography Our team is full of local moms who are passionate about building community, breaking down barriers, busting stereotypes, and connecting to other parents online and off. Learn more about what it takes to be on our team,...
Breastfeeding. Yes, it has extreme benefits.  From nutrition to bonding, I wouldn’t trade my experiences with my boys for anything. But is there a darker side to breastfeeding? It has its stressors, especially in the first weeks of the baby’s life. Is...

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Welcome Harry and Meghan! {The Former Royals are Moving to the...

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Today marks a new day for both Prince Harry and Meghan Markle as they officially exited their royal roles yesterday on March 31. Recently...

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