Control in Motherhood is Different

In my 3+ years of mothering, I now know that some of the challenges in Motherhood are all about control. I've seen or heard from others that being a Mother invites control into your life. Even if you didn't struggle with control before becoming a Mother, you now struggle with control....more

Co-Parenting after separation or divorce

  Jeanne N....more

Parenting Fantasy Vs. Reality

Everyone knows that the best parents out there are those who have no children.  I was an amazing mom before I had kids.  I was going to do this, that, and the other thing, but nothing makes you abandon that shit faster then when you are up all night with a sick baby or come home from work exhausted...more

Raising a Child with Severe Food Allergies

Becoming a parent is one of the most exciting and scary things you will do in your life. You want so badly to do everything right.  Then, just as you think you are starting to get the hang of this whole parenting thing, you learn that your child has a severe food allergy and you basically have to start learning from scratch. All of a sudden, the world suddenly becomes a much more threatening place. Raising a child with severe food allergies is a life changing circumstance. ...more

Laundry Life: A Mom's Management Memo

To: My Fellow Family ColleaguesFrom: CEO, Laundry Services Division:...more

Why Is Your Kid Dressed Like a Floozy?

Picking my children up from school I am constantly in shocked by the clothing that mother’s feel is appropriate attire around children....more

Tales of a Teen's Mom

Tales of a Teen’s Mom…...more

How I'm letting go of Perfection

How I’m letting go of Perfection I just had a birthday last week and there is one new resolution I made for myself and that is to let go of perfection.  I’ve gotten so fed up with myself and, how I’ve been living to be a “perfect” wife, a “perfect” mom, and  a “perfect” friend.  Every day I fail at being “perfect” so every day ends with a feeling of disappointment because, I failed in one of those categories....more