5 Things Only Really Near Sighted Women Understand

Having worn contact lenses since I was a freshman in high school (and that was a long time ago in case you were wondering) I know that there are some things that only other women who are also seriously near sighted understand! Losing Your Glasses Every single night I take my contacts out and then realize I have no idea where I left my glasses. Also, repeat this exercise the next morning when my alarm goes off and I have to search for my glasses on my nightstand. 2....more

What do you mean, where are the keys? I thought you had the keys!

My primary concern when we decided to have our second child was that I not have a repeat of the first labor and delivery experience. Sitting in the exam room, a week after my due date, listening to the doctor schedule my induction around cocktail parties, and a promised date night with his wife turned out to be just the beginning of things that didn’t go according to my plan. Giving birth to a 9 pound baby after 52 plus hours of labor, a week after my due date, I was looking for something a little more like what I Keep Reading The post What do you mean, where are the keys? ...more

Guest Post: What Would June Cleaver Do To Keep Her Kids Safe Online?

Do you ever wonder what June Cleaver would do if she were alive today? (For those of you ...more

Apply Yoga Philosophies to Create Stronger Relationships

The main philosophy of yoga is simple: mind, body and spirit are all one entity that cannot be clearly separated. Each of these components represent the three major building blocks of a relationship: mental attraction, physical attraction and a personal connection. Practicing yoga helps connect us to our truest selves, and many of the lessons learned on the mat can be applied to our relationships in the rest of the world ....more

The Rules of the Circle Drive

If you are a parent who drops their child off at school every day then you know that there is no place on this earth that is as likely to inspire a special type of rage as the circle drive. There is a set of unspoken rules that most of us comply with because it’s what keeps order in the chaos of the circle drive, some parents think the rules either don’t apply to them, or simply don’t matter. And that, my friends, is where circle-drive-rage can happen! ...more

I Will Not Let You Make My Child Feel Stupid

Since the very first moment that I found out I was going to be a mother I knew that I would have one mission above all others. I was determined not to let anyone make my child feel stupid. I was definitely a victim of teachers who said stupid things, and bullies who got under my skin as a child and I spent my entire adolescence believing that I was stupid, not smart enough, or just not good at things—you know, things like math, or science ....more

50+ Books That Are Sexier Than 50 Shades of Grey

I have been a lover of romance—both as a reader and a writer—since I was a freshman in high school. In those years I have read many, many books that have inspired me to put my love of writing those amazing characters, love stories, and yes sexy love scenes to work for me. I have been lucky enough over the years to work as a book reviewer which has enabled me to befriend many of those writers who have served as my inspiration! ...more

Why Buy, When You Could Borrow? Check out Charlotte’s Closet!

If you’re the parent of a teen or preteen girl, you know that the struggle is very real. ...more

Why I Don’t Brag About My Honor Student

You’ve seen the posts, and the bumper stickers, and the…everything else. On report card day your Facebook feed is full of posts bragging about how little Suzy made all A’s…again! I have two children, a boy, and a girl ....more

Women Decoded: What We Really Find Sexy

You know the old story, when it comes to sex men are easy, and women are complicated. Want to get a guy hot and bothered? Show him a naked woman ....more