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What I Want Other Moms to Know about Domestic Violenced

What I Want Other Moms to Know About Domestic Violence

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, which evolved from the “Day of Unity” held in October 1981. During the month, the events and observations focus on three themes. The themes include mourning those who have died because of domestic violence, celebrating survivors and bringing together those who work to end the violence. There is a […]

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Birds and bees: How to talk to your kids about sex

The Birds & Bees: Talking to Your Kids About Sex

“Mom, where do babies come from?” If you are like me, this might be the holy-grail of nerve-wracking parenting questions you know you have to answer at some point. Right up there with questions like “Is there a God?” and “Did you ever smoke pot?” You just don’t want to screw up talking about sex! […]

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It Happened to Us: A Bomb Threat at School

It started with a bomb threat to the entire school district.  It ended with an unnerving and forced reality; one in which, despite growing up with multiple bomb threats and being in high school during Columbine, I was ill-prepared for. Enter Thursday/Friday On Thursday night, the notification came and a sweep of the schools was […]

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The Real Truth About Multi-Level Marketing

As a mom who is in several Facebook groups for moms, I read the same online question at least twice a month. “I need suggestions for a job. Needs to be part-time, flexible, make enough money to make childcare worthwhile. Ideally, I could work from home while the baby is sleeping/kid is at preschool/my mother-in-law […]

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You are Doing a Great Job, Mama

  I am pregnant with my third and final baby. Recently, I have spent some time reflecting on how I have grown as a mom over the last five years. For years before I was pregnant with my first, I looked forward to having a child and wanted to be the best mom that I […]

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