Babies are hard.  I get that. Toddlers are hard.  I get that, too. But you know what else is hard? Five Year Olds. 5-year-olds are rarely the topic of...

The public pool seems to be the bane of every parents’ existence during the summer. We complain about the constant splashing, the never-ending goggle adjusting, the countless watch-me-do-a-somesault-underwater pleas,...

I want to convince you that words have power and when spoken by someone in power, they hold even more. I want to convince you that we are all...

One day recently, my husband came home from work and was cranky. Ordinary, run-of-the-mill questions were met with snippy answers. I followed my usual pattern of responses when this happens: First,...

My daughter and I traveled a lot together when she was a baby. Easy and super flexible, she was my favorite little travel buddy. So when my son was...

Last week, I ran into my sweet friend and co-worker, Jeannie, in the parking lot at the preschool both of our children attend. “Hey! Did you get a new...

After nearly a decade spent actively seeking answers to my quickly declining health and receiving nothing but confused looks and a dead end misdiagnosis, the true cause of my...

I was still pregnant with my last baby when I started inquiring about birth control for after he was born. My husband and I are fortunate to be very...

As a mother of three sons who attended public school and were tested to the point of nuclear boredom, I learned to cope. I was part of the problem,...

Cakes are always a part of kids’ birthday parties…and grown ups too! Who doesn’t love having their own birthday cake every time they celebrate the most special time of...