The first time I purchased a new car, I was super excited to tune in to satellite radio. With plenty of channels to choose from, I came across a nightly program with Dr. Jenn Berman, a licensed psychotherapist. She would talk to callers about love, sex, death, relationships, mental health and everything in between; it […]
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Moms… Let your children fall – yes, I mean this literally, and figuratively. I know that I may incite anger in saying this, but I need to say something. I get it, the real world is hard, and the initial instinct to protect and shield is all-encompassing, but you are not preparing them […]
It was at one this morning, cradling my coughing two-year-old, that I realized something. These moments are ever so fleeting. It’s easy to get caught up in the everyday business and difficulties and lose sight of that. His warm brow pressed up against my shoulder, his little arms curled around my neck; instead of […]
Has technology taken over our lives? It seems I can’t turn on the radio without hearing the word “HASHTAG” or “SOCIAL MEDIA” or “FOLLOW ME!” I mean, of course, I do the same. When the baby naps, I pull out my phone and check my Facebook notifications. But do you ever wonder what it was […]
If sleep is for the weak, my sons have collectively decided that I will be stronger than Atlas. The screams of, “my ball!!” echoed in my ears as I covered by head in frustration. It was nap time, and both boys were confined to the playpen, safe, but royally ticked off. I just wanted to […]
Doesn’t everybody have those moments where you just want to give up and crawl under a blanket and not hear of it any more so it can all disappear? Maybe you imagine starting anew in another life? But would that be worth it? Is it what we want to teach our children? Do we want to teach them […]
To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, the Top Ten Children’s Books to read to your children during Hispanic Heritage Month, as told by a Librarian’s wife.
“Because I told you so” doesn’t sound like a reasonable answer for our kids, now does it? Not for mine.
Ever since I can remember, people have told me that I look like my mom (and they’re right, I do.) Sometimes I look in the mirror and wonder how my mom got into my bathroom without me noticing! It didn’t bother me much back then. I admit that it did get old after a while […]
My toddler finally has hair long enough for her first pigtails! I picked up some elastics and, with great care (and a little frustration), put her hair in two sweet pigtails. I snapped a quick pic! So cute! Then, uh-oh, here they come— mom hormones. I start thinking, “My baby is becoming a little girl. […]