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It’s no secret that mothers are in need of self-care. We all know that in order to be the best mommy we can be, we must take care of ourselves, too – a notion that has become increasingly prevalent...
As moms, we often beat ourselves up about big decisions we have to make for our kids. We weigh the options, we discuss them with friends, we make spreadsheets, we lay awake at night worrying. School selections, sleep training,...
Naomi Osaka’s “no” was a shock heard ‘round the world. On May 31st, the top-ranked Japanese professional tennis player announced she was officially withdrawing from the French Open, citing mental health issues as a concern. Osaka's announcement came one...
Mom Guilt: The Working Mom, Breastfeeding Edition Becoming a mother brings its own sets of challenges. They all bring their own rollercoaster of emotions. One of the biggest difficulties mothers feel is the dreaded Mom Guilt. We all feel it...
Most kids have bullies, and most girls’ bullies are female, but all of my bullies were boys and even though I got into a fistfight with one of the other ones, YOU were the worst. Recently, I saw your name...
Like many of us, I have been working remotely for more than a year now. When the pandemic began, I was seven months pregnant. My daughter was born in June and I “returned” to work in August. So, I...
As a parent, things must get done.  Every day, I think to myself that “There’s not enough time in the day to do anything. Let alone time for myself, Tuh! Yea ok.” I will admit, I’m always tired. I’ll...
One year later and living intentionally as a wife and boy mom has been my mantra for a little over 365 days. Despite the difficulties 2020 brought to the world, it was an opportunity to set intentions without fear....
When I was in Elementary School, our entire class went to sleepaway camp as part of the 5th grade curriculum. I have several distinct memories from that experience, but one, in particular, stands out: The camp had a pool, and...
I wish I could do more for my family. I wish I was a better mom. I wish I were a better friend. I wish I did more as a wife. I wish I had more patience with my...
Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Children's Hospital. Coping With Stress and Anxiety in a Post-COVID-19 World :: A Guide for Parents and Children The past year has been a highly stressful one for children, adolescents, and families as we...
Disclaimer: I tried to write about this in a way that didn’t make me look like an absolute raving lunatic, but it wasn’t possible, so I’m just leaning into it. If anything, I hope my distress makes someone laugh...
“You’re so patient with him,” someone told me while watching me talk my son through a meltdown. I smiled and said thanks, not sure what response was appropriate. But I reflected on her words later, and I realized that I...
I recently went on a girls' trip to Orlando to celebrate a friend turning the big 3-0. With everything going on in the world, I was a little reluctant. However, my plans fell perfectly into place last minute, and...