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Thinking We’ll Wait Until 8th

Along with many of you, I’ve become increasingly concerned about the effects of increased technology usage with my kids. It’s coming from every direction. At home we have televisions, computers, iPads, iPods, iPhones, and an Xbox. We visit the library and my kids want to sit on the iPads and computers there. They go to […]

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If You Haven’t Tried a Meal Delivery Service, Do It!

I’ve done the working mom thing, I’ve done the SAHM thing, and I’ve done the WAHM thing- each one is tough. And each one carries with it the same dilemma: what the heck do I make for dinner? You never really expect that meal planning will become as challenging as it is after kids. What […]

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The Evolution of Eating Alone

Dear 20-year-old Me, It took you a lot of guts to go out to lunch alone today. Your classmates are busy, your friends are in class or sleeping off a bender from this weekend, and your boyfriend is working. But you really wanted to get out of your small, wood-paneled, one-bedroom apartment, so here you […]

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What Mommy REALLY Wants for Her Birthday

If you have a kid that’s not of babysitting or working age, you’ve probably heard these words: “Mommy, I want to get you a birthday present. Can you give me some money to buy it?” Why would I want to spend my own money for my kid to give me something that will probably end […]

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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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When you just can't anymore this summer. Throw marshmallows at them. It works.

Countdown to Back to School: 5 Last Minute Survival Tips

If any of you moms are like me, the final days of summer leading up to that glorious return to school have got you feeling like you are running the longest, sweatiest marathon – a marathon in which there are no cups of water lovingly shoved in your face when you need refreshment. Some of […]

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