parenting

Back to school advice for my third grader

Back to school advice for my third grader

We are exactly one week away from back to school. This year Molly is heading into grade 3. Wow. Every time I say that (or type it) I can’t quite wrap my head around it. Grade 3. Last year she…

Find Your Village Before You Need It

Find Your Village Before You Need It

Expectant moms, or women who are thinking about starting a family, get a lot of advice. Some of it useful. Plenty of it not. Most of it is given with good intent, whether it helps or not. But the one…

There’s No Place Like Mom

There’s No Place Like Mom

This one is for the moms. To each and every one of you. I want to tell you that you are amazing AF. You make the world a better place and you are raising kids that are going to make…

Diets and daughters. We need to do better.

Diets and daughters. We need to do better.

It feels like every second person I know is on a diet. Actually let me correct that – every second woman I know is on a diet. Keto, Paleo, Raw Food, Alkaline – and the list goes on and on….

I’m not an adult but I play one in real life.

I’m not an adult but I play one in real life.

Dear Toy Making People, Can you please just say ‘assembly required’? Because when you say ‘ADULT assembly required’ and I can’t figure it out and need to call someone, it makes me feel like a failure as an adult. K,…

My birth story. 90% natural. What do I win?

My birth story. 90% natural. What do I win?

May of 2010. My daughter (although I didn’t yet know she was a she) was due on the 22nd. Apparently she wasn’t quite ready to vacate the premises just yet. I had taken my leave from work about 5 days…

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