We’ve all seen the headlines. The flu is widespread in almost every state, and this year’s dominant strain is particularly severe. Most terrifying of all for parents, there have been 30 reported flu deaths in children. It’s enough to make...
A mother’s year ebbs and flows with the seasons. School semesters, sports teams, birthdays, holidays, vacations, sickness.  But all the seasons are busy ones, and none more than the fall leading into winter for me. All four of our family’s birthdays are...
It doesn't take long after becoming a mom to realize that you have to be intentional about making time for yourself or it just doesn't happen. That's what Kim, the usual 9-5 Working Mom, and Bunny, the usual Work...
Take a look at the top Google searches for New Year's resolutions. You'll undoubtedly see that eat healthier and lose weight is at the top of almost every single list. Talk to the average mama out there loving her family,...
In recent years, life can often feel like one giant trend after another.  A new thing is invented or the way something is done changes so quickly because it makes something faster, stronger,  or better. But people are creatures of...
When I was just starting out in my own place just after college, I really didn't think much about the environment I lived in. My apartment on Boulevard didn’t bother me at all despite fact that my uncle half-jokingly...
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The Dreaded Mom Haircut

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So I did it. I got all my hair chopped off. You know, cause I'm a mom, and that's what us moms have to do eventually right? I was nervous about it because I had let my hair get so...
Being a woman in long-term recovery from a Substance Use Disorder since May 27, 2007, means I have been drug and alcohol-free for over ten years.  Recovery has awarded me an amazing life that I never even dreamed. Starting to use...
Becoming a savvy food allergy parent didn't happen overnight. Navigating my six-year-old son’s food and environmental allergies has been a continuous learning process. After his initial diagnosis five years ago, I felt challenged maneuvering his needs at family gatherings and...
I'm what you might call a wanna-be hippie. I love all things crunchy and aspire to fully commit to the earth-mama lifestyle. But when push comes to shove, I just can't stay away from convenient products (ahem, disposable diapers)....
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Being a Millennial Mom in 2019: What it’s Actually Like

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“I wouldn’t want to raise a kid today.” That’s what you’ll hear from most adults over the age of 50. As a 33-year-old “Millennial Mom”...