Tag: parenting

I Won’t Homeschool During the Quarantine and Here’s Why

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In the midst of this quarantine I find myself panicking about the smallest things. This morning I remembered that our printer isn’t coming until...

Solo Parenting

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Single parents don't get the credit--or the help--they deserve. This thought crosses my mind each time I am faced with another round of solo parenting....

Are We Crazy? Top Five Reasons to Have Children Close Together

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We are choosing to have our children 17 months apart. Some people might think we are crazy. Some days (particularly when my back hurts...

Being the Best You: Remember to Think about How You Want...

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since feeling is first who pays any attention to the syntax of things e.e. cummings When I turned 30, a friend gave me Danielle LaPorte’s book, The...

Becoming a Mom Gave Me Sensory Issues

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Okay, well maybe motherhood didn't GIVE me sensory issues, but it certainly didn't help with the issues I already had. Growing up, I always...

A So-mom-elier’s Guide to Parenting Wine Pairings

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They whine, you wine... Quick Tips: If you don’t love the glass you’ve been poured, drink a little more, it will get better. If you...

The Lost Village

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You send out the baby announcements and everyone rings with joy. You receive endless congratulations and suffocating support. Everyone talks of what experiences they...

Let’s Be Real, It’s Time to End the “Bad Mom” Persona

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Bad Moms are this generation's "woo girls." Fight me. And I'm not talking about the movie franchise - that's just fun weeknight rental entertainment. But...

Why it’s OK for a mom to need time away from...

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As an only child, I’ve always had a deep-rooted appreciation for alone time. It’s how I recharge my battery after a long, trying day....

Love Letters from Mom :: Amazon.com

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Dear Amazon.com, I don’t know where I’d be without you. I’m a new mom. I have no idea what I’m doing here, so I read a...