Hands down, one of the worst things about warm weather is the number of bugs that come out to wreak havoc on the human population. Listen, I know that...

Dear Child, I just wanted to take a moment to apologize on behalf of your father and I for having the foolish impulse to conceive you in November. We...

During a rally in Montana, Trump mocks survivors of sexual assault While it’s probably no surprise our president doesn’t take the #MeToo movement seriously — privileged white men who...

Eating out with kids and a newborn can be a nightmare when you don’t have help Hot meals and hot showers are like the holy grail for new moms...

Lawmakers believe parents are owed the information regardless if kids are ready Ohio lawmakers have proposed a bill that, if passed, will require teachers, doctors, and counselors to notify...

On any given Saturday during basketball season, you can find me perched nervously on the edge of some bleachers, anxious eyes glued to the court. My son isn’t playing...

Dear Husband, I’ll cut to the chase: You need to step it up on the chores. I know we’re both tired and stressed. We’re both wondering where in the...

When I walk down the street, especially if I’m alone, I show very little emotion on my face. I’m usually stone-faced because I have been conditioned to be that...

But Am I Skinny?

I was mindlessly rinsing and scrubbing dishes the other day as I watched my kids playing with their dad in the living room: my wonderful husband, playing with our healthy...

I’m an introvert and a homebody. Perfect for a writer, terrible for a stay-at-home mom. Even worse for a stay-at-home, first-time mom living in a foreign country, untethered from...