We're All Equally Horrible at Parenting!

One of the super fun things about motherhood is the way everyone has a better idea of how to raise your child than you do. Whether you’re being lambasted on Facebook by Judgerson McGillicuddie when you post a picture of your 11-month-old eating ...more

Yes, You Can Enjoy It!

We all know life isn't always unicorns and rainbows. We all have good days as well as bad. There are days when my life seems so perfect that I wouldn't trade it for any other. And by perfect, I mean a clusterfuck; faults, flaws, and hurts ...more

How to Teach Children to Be Kind Online

In Kindness Wins, Galit walks the reader through ten online habits to teach and model. She strings together the practical guidelines with engaging real-life anecdotes and ends each chapter with a timely article to read and conversation starters for ...more

Letting Them Have Some Freedom

Ben gave me a 20-week Fitness Challenge which will take us right through summer and hopefully become so habit forming that we never stop doing a little something every day that is good for us. Together, we have walked and ridden bikes and even ...more

Lower That Mask, Momma

Dear momma friend, What would happen if we dared to lower our masks? If we stepped out in courage and dared to strip away the fake, the lies, the shame, the disguises. What would happen if we put away the fears and dared to be honest? To be ...more

POTUS Says Fighting for Family Issues Is Our Responsibility, Too. He's Right.

"Women's rights—whether that's equal pay, whatever the case might be—it's not just for women. When women benefit, everyone benefits." ~ Towanda Long, Queenocracy.com, waiting to participate in #ObamaTownHall...more
We have to continue to attend events like the Town Hall and continue telling our stories. We ...more

Guess What, Moms? I Don't Care How You Define Parenting

Helicopter moms vs. free range moms. Spank or don’t spank. Breastfeeding vs. bottle feeding. Cry it out vs. co-sleeping. I don’t care how you define your parenting and the choices you make for your child. I really don’t. I could give two shits less what you do. Why should I? Your choices have no effect over my child or my family. ...more
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Day of Silence: What If Someone Had Stood Up for My Trans Daughter?

"Slurs," my husband told me angrily over the phone."They're commenting on her pictures with slurs."...more
Tracey B. Middle school is TOUGH! I completely agree. We were very fortunate that I work from ...more

Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas | Book Review

From Amazon… Celaena Sardothien is the king’s Champion–yet she is far from loyal to the crown, for the man she serves is bent on evil. But working against her master in secret is no easy task. As Celaena tries to untangle the mysteries buried within the glass castle, she can trust no one, not even […] The post Crown of Midnight by Sarah J ....more

The Current List of House Projects

I like reading back on my post from 2013 when I was 'itching for some house projects' because just a few months later, we updated the fireplace (check), finished our back hallway (check), and then a year later we finally finished the basement (big fat drawn-out check). So does this mean that whatever I discuss on this newest To Do list will magically happen within the next year? NICE.But first: our house was built in 1925 ....more

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It’s A Celebratory Mug Swap!! Sign Up!

This summer will be 5 years that I have been blogging!! I can’t believe it! I started this whole mess as a distraction during my pregnancy with Noah and some place to put the billions of pictures that I took of him ....more

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Exploring The Vitamin Shoppe

Over the past few months I’ve made a 180 when it comes to nutrition, and I’m now constantly on the lookout for ways I can incorporate healthy nutrients into my family. I was absolutely thrilled when I was selected for a FitFluential campaign with The Vitamin Shoppe. They gave me a $100 gift card and......more

Why It's So Important to "Make Noise" About the Gender Wage Gap

"Make noise. Make people aware of the situation, and don't let up." ~ Theresa Sutton It's hard to talk about the gender wage gap. We might fear getting fired for bringing it up, whether to our managers or on social media. We might not even consider asking for more money, or we might not know how to start. ...more
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Stitch Fix Maternity Review

I’ve written about Stitch Fix a few times (here and here), but if you’re unaware, here’s the basic gist:...more

Parents just don’t understand

Parents just don’t understand is a post from: Life with Roozle ...more