Will you go with me on a trip? It’s a trip of the imagination. We’re going to travel back to a day when devices and their tiny glowing screens didn’t dictate our every move. Back before “screen time” was a commonly used word. Can you fathom a time like this? If, like me, you were born […]
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The best thing to hold onto in life is each other. -Audrey Hepburn It’s that time of year. Graduations, endings, good-byes. Beginnings, new seasons. Recitals, parties, end of the year gatherings. A little advice? Be there. Be in the moment. Stop rushing around just trying to get through to the next event. Be here- with […]
Thank you, moms. You have served your family and your work is never done. You are the glue that keeps everyone together. It is all worth it. I promise.
To the moon and back: it’s a good way to communicate the indescribable love of a parent for her child. Even if it doesn’t always look that way.
Hi. I’m Celeste, and this is How I Mom. Let me say right from the start: These are NOT things I’ve mastered, but areas I want to get better at implementing!
Last night, I slipped on my kid’s vomit. Somehow, thanks to tag-team parenting, we made it through the…mess.
Christy is an amazing mom to three little ones. She’s chosen to title her post “How I Mom: Words Matter.” (You’ll see why as you read on.) This might be her personal story, but there are some powerful ideas in here for all of us. Hi. I’m Christy, and this is how I mom. I’m not really that […]
Did you know?! Santa Claus is coming to town! My favorite time of year is upon us. It’s Christmas, and you know what that means, right? Twinkle lights and tiny tots throwing tantrums. Frothy mugs of Abuelita hot chocolate and frantic mommies all around. Three Wisemen and ten million things on the to-do and the to-buy […]
Throughout most of young adulthood, I had an inner vow that I would never be angry and lose my temper like my mom did when I was growing up. For my brother and me, growing up was anything but safe and pleasant. We have overcome much. My mom was an alcoholic and we never knew […]
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 […]