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In one week, Tripp turns 7. We don’t have a birthday party planned. When I first realized that a party was impractical, I felt so guilty I cried. But then, the more my husband and I talked about it,...
As I am sure is true for most parents, my goal as Jane’s mother is to do everything I can to help her live a full and joyful life. To become a productive, kind, and good adult. My job...
Disclosure :: Disney Cruise Line sponsored this post by providing my {very lucky} family a five-night cruise on the Disney Wonder. Who would turn down a complimentary vacation, are we right?! That said, all opinions expressed within this post...
Last year, I had to drag my tearful daughter, in full costume, out of the Halloween party at her dancing school. She kept saying over and over through her tears, “But mama, I want to go to my party. I didn’t...
Summer of 2019 has been the most amazing, incredible and unbelievable dream. Even with all that said, it's truly an understatement of what the experience was like at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The journey for our...
When I found out I was pregnant, I had already made up my mind that I would NOT breastfeed. I never knew anyone who did and I was not going to feel comfortable doing it. All I could think...
Growing up, I only had my grandmother. Sadly, my father‘s parents passed away before I was born, and my mother‘s father passed away when I was four years old. I have very fond memories of my grandmother but always...
Recently, I had conversations with two of my closest friend about them being worried about their perception on social media. Not because of anything controversial, but just pictures of them being themselves or having a good time. Of course,...
I have a 5-year-old who just started school this fall. He loves to learn and is very social. He is generally well adapted to life. He is also mobility challenged. I have a child with different needs. Sometimes he walks independently. Sometimes...
If you would have told me at 6 years old that I would get to meet Madonna or Cyndi Lauper, I think I might have passed out. I could never have imagined getting to meet one of my childhood...
With baby number one, expectant parents are exposed to so much advice. Some recommendations you take and treasure, while other advice you ignore as soon as you hear it. There are factors in that decision equation such as the...
As a pregnant, stay-at-home mom to a 3 and a half year old, I was starting to feel like something was missing. My daughter would be starting school full time in the fall, and soon I would be doing...
Years ago, in true judgy-childless-woman form, I read and heard children’s names and promised, “I will never give my child a weird name." I determined then and there that I would never choose a name that was hard to...
Like it or not, summer is almost over. Stores around the area started their back to school sales, uniform shops are packed as soon as they open, and parents everywhere are bleary-eyed as they re-introduce structured bedtimes and (my...