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D Is for Dumba**

D Is for Dumba**

10.31.2014
We've all heard the line, "The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results." Someone needs...
Why Can't They Just Behave? Here's Your Answer

Why Can't They Just Behave? Here's Your Answer

10.29.2014
I'm all for discipline and sometimes that is the only necessary path. But I think a lot of our frustration, our cries of "why can't they...
I Had Food Poisoning Sitting On A Diaper Genie So You Don't Have To

I Had Food Poisoning Sitting On A Diaper Genie So You Don't Have To

10.29.2014
I scanned the room; rocking chair, chest of drawers, hamper. My gaze landed on the Diaper Genie, a tall, slim plastic trash-can type apparatus...
We All Fall Down Sometimes, And Yet... A Spina Bifida Awareness Post

We All Fall Down Sometimes, And Yet... A Spina Bifida Awareness Post

10.29.2014
All the kids swing. All the kids slide. All the kids run and play. But only one of them is constantly falling down and, it turns out, she's...
What's The Problem With A Little Side Boob?

What's The Problem With A Little Side Boob?

10.28.2014
Because we all know that breasts sell almost anything, we barely even notice the cleavage on billboards or magazine covers... but when...
Little Girl Wakes Up, Immediately Rocks Out

Little Girl Wakes Up, Immediately Rocks Out

Leigh Weingus  10.28.2014
It looks like Ed Sheeran's voice has power with people of all ages. Watch as little Maisie sleeps peacefully in the car until the 23-year-old...
11 Things We've Learned In 8 Years Of Parenting

11 Things We've Learned In 8 Years Of Parenting

10.28.2014
I have learned to always, always, always have a snack with me. I have found that we can only love each other and talk in normal-pitched...
9 Reasons You Should Bring Your Toddler to Ireland

9 Reasons You Should Bring Your Toddler to Ireland

10.27.2014
Although traveling with a toddler is totally doable, not all destinations are created equal. Here are 9 reasons why Ireland is one of our...
Run, Mama, Run!

Run, Mama, Run!

10.27.2014
Run, Mamma! Don't be late! Get up early, exercise. Look good, feel good, you know how it goes! Get the kids up, get them dressed.
Making Meditation for Moms Possible Even With a Toddler -- Video Proof Included

Making Meditation for Moms Possible Even With a Toddler -- Video Proof Included

10.27.2014
I join her in her room and play those beautiful guided meditations I loved so much before I became a mom. I hold the space for us. I close...
The Power of Partnerships in Early Education

The Power of Partnerships in Early Education

10.24.2014
California's momentum on early learning was in the spotlight this week, when the White House came to town for "Children: The Bay Area's...
10 Reasons You're Not Having Sex Today

10 Reasons You're Not Having Sex Today

10.24.2014
Finding time for intimacy with kids around can be hard. By the time they go to bed at night, it's a miracle if you have enough energy to...
3 Life Lessons As Taught By a Toddler

3 Life Lessons As Taught By a Toddler

10.23.2014
Two-year olds have an enthusiasm for living and a zest for Life that causes them to sometimes bubble over in giddiness and laughter. There...
Early Returns: Bringing the Farm to Preschool

Early Returns: Bringing the Farm to Preschool

10.22.2014
How do you get a 4-year-old to put down a bag of chips and pick up an apple? There's no simple answer, as any parent can tell you, but...