Yes, Supermodels Breastfeed Too

Supermodel Nicole Trunfio breastfed on set because her child was hungry. The photographer took a photo. The magazine published it. Step back. Watch the furry, the worry, the confusion, and dread as the world gasps and figures out how to ...more

I Dream in Muppet

Momfessions. We all have them, am I right? Things that you have found yourself doing only since becoming a mother—things that never even entered your mind before you brought a tiny human into the world.I want to share so many momfessions with you ...more

Surprising Thing I Learned in Foster Care Orientation

Now that my husband has started his career, it is time for us to start on our next journey. My husband and I have wanted kids for a LONG time. I have battled with my infertility ever since we tied the knot. In the last three years I have really ...more

6 Tips For Staying Sane When Moving With Children

Moving is daunting. Especially, when you have a bunch of kids in tow to cross the country (or ocean) with you. Your stress levels are pumping and the children get pesky as they don’t wan to leave, while you need to keep an eye on the movers and ...more

Can Unschooled Children Go to College?

One of the reader questions submitted was: “Do you worry your kids will want to go to college and wonder why they can’t?” I am going to unpack this question a little bit, because to me it carries some common misconceptions about unschooling. For ...more

What Happened When a School Attempted to Ban a Teen's Art

In the end, social justice prevailed over painful irony. In the final hours before the launch of a Connecticut high school art show, a gifted, charismatic senior had her project, a statement on body shaming, victim blaming and censorship, removed from the show. Just in time, the school superintendent stepped in to reinstate the work, but in the interim, a groundswell of passionate young voices took to social media to support the young artist and challenge the limits of self-expression in our schools....more
casarasaurus oh don't worry I will bemore

Teach Your Kids to Play Soccer

1. Grab a soccer ball and take them to the field. Teach them the basics. No hands, only feet, unless your the goalie then you can use hands and feet. Take the ball and kick it into that thing called a goal. ...more

10 Things I'd Do With 5 Minutes of Alone Time

I love my family. I love spending time with my family. But I need to tell you something: Sometimes, all I want, for the love of Pete, is to just have some time ALONE. Can I get an amen?! ...more

The Day is Waiting

Don Freeman, the creator of Corduroy, was one of the most beloved and popular author/illustrators of picture books for children. After Freeman s death in 1978, colleagues and his wife decided to use his never before published artwork and make a commemorative book using his wonderful illustrations.I'm a big fan of the book Corduroy by Don Freeman. I loved it as a kid and I love reading it to my own children ....more

Create It Thursday #109 (Plus Features)

So glad you guys could stop by for another week of Create It Thursday fun! I loved so many of the over 500 ideas shared...more

New Vanity Set-Up

I have always done all of my primping standing up in the bathroom at the mirror. That being said I have always wanted to sit at a real vanity like a movie star would! In fact, my nannie always dressed at a vanity and if she deserved such a luxury so should I, right?! ...more

exploring chelsea in bloom...

on one of my last "free" days in london, i decided to do something for myself! the day whizzes by when im in the company of blake. his routine is very fixed leaving little wriggle room for leisurely browsing so i cherish his day care days where i can eat and browse at my own pace!! ...more

Botox - Round 2

Well well, would you look at that. It's only been a week since my last post. I was actually scared to open my blog because I couldn't remember how long it had been since I'd updated ....more

This is Strange Love*

*or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Mom Some days it feels like I’ve experienced a lifetime before 8 am. This is the nature of parenthood, especially the early years of it, or so I hear from people who proclaim that “the days are long but the years are short!” And the days, they are long–especially when I’ve wiped two asses multiple times prior to breakfast. The years? ...more

3 Reasons Why Being Grateful Will Change Your Life

I used to be one of those people who would read about the powers of being grateful and took it to mean that I should be grateful for what little I...more

What the Poop?

I was looking for summer themed stickers for an end of the school year craft project for Bexon’s 2nd grade class and I found this. Poo stickers! Who is buying poo stickers and for what? ...more

Garbage Can UP

I feel so bad that I haven't posted for the last few days, and only once in the last 5...Really, I am amazed at how therapeutic it is to write in my blog every day. Not only to documents my UPs but just what I feel. I'm realizing that blogging is therapy for me.I have to start with some pictures that Marc sent me from his phone on Monday ....more