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A Mom's Prayer For The First Day of School

Julianna W. Miner | Posted 11.03.2014 | Parents
Julianna W. Miner

Now that the big yellow bus has consumed my children, I'm sitting here alone in a quiet house, trying to distract myself with work and Facebook. It's sort of working, except for the fact that my stupid eyes keep leaking.

The Timeline Of A Morning Swim Meet (As Experienced By A Mom)

Julianna W. Miner | Posted 08.24.2014 | Parents
Julianna W. Miner

I have three kids, and they all swim on a swim team every summer. I decided to capture my experience at a morning swim meet, for those of you not in the water cult.

13 Honest Valentines You Wish You Could Give Your Kids

Posted 02.13.2014 | Parents

Valentines are supposed to be sweet (metaphorically and actually -- chocolate anyone?), but Rants From Mommyland blogger, Julie Miner, wanted to see a...

The Question That Haunts Me Every Christmas

Julianna W. Miner | Posted 02.24.2014 | Parents
Julianna W. Miner

Friendships end, but more often they ebb and flow, even those that last a lifetime. And not without some heartache along the way.

What I Saw When I Finally Stopped To Look At My Kids

Julianna W. Miner | Posted 09.24.2013 | Parents
Julianna W. Miner

It hit me like a ton of bricks last week. I was at the community pool, looking around to see what my kids were up to. Then I really looked at them. As I sat there drinking lukewarm coffee, I realized, Oh my God. Here I am.

LOOK: What Moms REALLY Want For Mother's Day

Posted 04.15.2014 | Parents

Mother's Day 2013 is May 12th. That is this Sunday. Meaning, your time to shop for gifts is running out. Never fear! What moms want most isn't nece...

11 Life Lessons I Want My Kids To Learn

Julianna W. Miner | Posted 04.08.2013 | Parents
Julianna W. Miner

Upon this occasion (and just in case I drop dead tomorrow), I thought I'd tell you what my perspective on life is at this particular moment.