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'What Do You Do?' How to Deal With a Stay-at-Home Mom's Most Dreaded Question

'What Do You Do?' How to Deal With a Stay-at-Home Mom's Most Dreaded Question

11.11.2014
The next time I find myself about to label or judge, I will take a step back and remember this woman's answer. I will remember the kind...
5 Mom-Shaming Trends That Need To Stop Now

5 Mom-Shaming Trends That Need To Stop Now

10.24.2014
As a first-time mom, I've come to this simple realization: If you are worried that you're not a good parent, trust me, that makes you an...
This Is How The Mommy Wars Start

This Is How The Mommy Wars Start

10.14.2014
Some people want to just do their thing like they did a decade ago, before blogs, before Facebook, before social media. Others want to...
Dear Perfect Mother

Dear Perfect Mother

10.13.2014
What if your CAPS LOCK button quits? That would give you a tick and a stutter. And if I were to take away your exclamation point -- how...
8 Things To Remember When You're About To Judge Another Parent

8 Things To Remember When You're About To Judge Another Parent

10.13.2014
Just because we parent differently doesn't mean one of us is wrong. In the end, we all want what's best for our families, so why not support...
What 'I Support You' Really Means

What 'I Support You' Really Means

09.26.2014
I Support You isn't just about discussing how we feed. It is us, pleading with you, to take care of each other.
15 Reminders You're A Working Mom

15 Reminders You're A Working Mom

09.15.2014
It's the occasional princess sticker stuck on my high heel shoes or the temporary tattoo on my arm that I don't notice until halfway through...
10 Ways Working Moms and Stay-At-Home Moms Have The Exact Same Day

10 Ways Working Moms and Stay-At-Home Moms Have The Exact Same Day

08.26.2014
The other day while talking with a friend about the ridiculousness of the so-called "Mommy Wars," I realized that regardless of whether...
10 Reasons Why I Am Done With 10 Reasons Why Lists

10 Reasons Why I Am Done With 10 Reasons Why Lists

08.14.2014
I didn't have to think twice about whether I should reply back to the blog site and offer up my 10 Reasons article, or even offer to create...
Why I Don't Want to Hear About How Much You Love Your Kid

Why I Don't Want to Hear About How Much You Love Your Kid

08.12.2014
We should be able to share our war stories. Instead, we shine them up, telling just enough of our tales of woe to feel like we're "relating"...
I Have Become 'That Mom'

I Have Become 'That Mom'

08. 8.2014
I'm the one who shows up over three hours late for school registration and endures the rolling eyes of parent volunteers who can't imagine...
This Time Let's Really Stop Judging Each Other

This Time Let's Really Stop Judging Each Other

06.11.2014
You're not a better parent than me and I'm not better than you. We all need to remind ourselves of this daily so we can try to keep this...
The Real Mommy Wars: Exchanging the Pretend War to Take on The Real Battles

The Real Mommy Wars: Exchanging the Pretend War to Take on The Real Battles

05.14.2014
What if we stopped the wars? What if, instead of attacking each other's decisions, we calmly discussed them and shared information, throwing...

Calling a Mother's Day Amnesty: An End to Unwanted Advice

05.11.2014
It starts innocently enough. We come home with our babies and we wonder, "Why did they let me leave with this baby? Don't they know that...