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I Wanted To Run Away Today

I Wanted To Run Away Today

09.18.2014
Today was one of those days where I questioned every choice I ever made in my 48 years on this planet. I thought back to a time in my life...
13 Things Parents of School-Age Kids Should Know

13 Things Parents of School-Age Kids Should Know

09.18.2014
5. If you are a stay-at-home parent, avoid saying out loud that you are a stay-at-home parent. These words morph mid-air, entering administrative...
10 Signs You've Had Kids and Moved Out of the City

10 Signs You've Had Kids and Moved Out of the City

09.18.2014
You put on a pair of sensible flats because the idea of trekking around the city in heels makes you want to curl up in bed and watch Orange...
Dumpster on Wheels: My Car After Kids

Dumpster on Wheels: My Car After Kids

09.18.2014
The metamorphosis is insidious. One day you're behind the wheel of a cute little wagon, and the next you're driving a mobile garbage dump...
Let Your Kids Tie Their Own Shoelaces

Let Your Kids Tie Their Own Shoelaces

09.18.2014
If we continue to insert ourselves into their lives whenever things don't go their way, we do not give them room to develop the skills...
How To Gain 70 Pounds for a Twin Pregnancy

How To Gain 70 Pounds for a Twin Pregnancy

09.18.2014
On the brink of turning 40, I fell suddenly pregnant with twins -- where "suddenly" is redefined as three years of infertility and one...
Fall Fashion for Moms! How (Not) To Wear The Season's Hottest Trends

Fall Fashion for Moms! How (Not) To Wear The Season's Hottest Trends

09.18.2014
Let's start with what is undeniably the fall's hottest fashion trend: CAPES!! Lush, vast, flowing swaths of fabric, that just BEG to be...
5 Helpful Hints for New Moms

5 Helpful Hints for New Moms

09.18.2014
Like any first-time mom, I have been riddled with parenting advice since the day we conceived. Some of the opinions are helpful and others......
Kids Say The Darndest Things

Kids Say The Darndest Things

09.18.2014
My son is 4 years old. He likes to tell stories and make weird sounds at the top of his lungs. The other day, he was on a roll, making...
I Cried And Nursed My Daughter

I Cried And Nursed My Daughter

09.18.2014
Even in the midst of searing loss, nursing my daughter helped me to find my voice and my confidence in myself. She fully believed, despite...
I've Been Holding My Daughter Back For My Son's Sake. Not Anymore.

I've Been Holding My Daughter Back For My Son's Sake. Not Anymore.

09.18.2014
Saying "yes" to her, often means saying "no" to him -- or forcing him to watch from the sidelines. Saying "no" to both seems easier --...
Practice Humor. Because Crying and Eating Is Funny.

Practice Humor. Because Crying and Eating Is Funny.

09.18.2014
Have you ever tried to cry and eat at the same time? It's difficult, but possible. Recently, I watched a sad Internet video and I cried......
44 and Pregnant?

44 and Pregnant?

09.18.2014
We'd be paying for college and preschool at the same time. College and preschool in the same family budget. No wonder tiny surprises at...
10 Ways To Guarantee Your Kids Get Into Therapy

10 Ways To Guarantee Your Kids Get Into Therapy

09.18.2014
Well one child (in private) that he has always been your favorite and you love him more. Warn him if the others EVER found out, they would...