My kids are well into the double digits now. One is even on the verge of driving and looking at colleges. At this stage, I often find myself reflecting on the things I could have done differently - better...
The midwest is known for being warm, friendly, and down to earth. At least I thought it was, and that was one of the reasons I was looking forward to moving to Cincinnati. I’ve lived a few other places...
Something that happens in motherhood that can drop kick a mama is how when hardship occurs life does not stop screaming out for MORE of you. The needs can quickly become an overwhelming place when not given spaces to...
About a year ago, I read the article Stop Gaslighting Your Kids. I wanted to like it because I agreed with the author's general idea - validate your kid's feelings. But I couldn't. Knowing no good was coming out of my response,...
My husband and I have been together for ten years. We met in college; two sort-of adults and our relationship blossomed as our adulthood grew. We left school, got jobs, and eventually married. Through that process, we became more...
After you have a baby, the care and concern over the baby’s well-being is pretty intense. I remember the hours and days following the birth of my first child– it seemed that every hour someone was coming into the...
After a long day of feeling like you've taken care of the entire world and as your sanity is getting ready to bust at the sound of one more person saying your name or in your face...  It becomes hard...
As 2018 ended and a new year began, I can't help but be reminded how "unconventionally" lucky I am. No, I don't have a bank account overflowing with money. I don't own a house yet or have a fancy new...
I chuckle to myself (and sometimes cry... depending on the day) that I am now the 'old' person that says, “Back in my day, XYZ was better; people were more decent, gas prices were more affordable, the music was...
I am no marriage expert. Far far far from it. As in, get a passport and book a flight far. After managing to stay married for 16 years, what I do have is experience. When we celebrated our anniversary this...

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If your house is anything like ours, the last thing you need this holiday season is more stuff. More toys, more gadgets, more anything! If...
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