Attention ladies and gentlemen, thank you for choosing to ride the Ultimate Thrill Coaster – PARENTHOOD! Please keep your hands and feet inside the ride at all times. The ride can get a bit bumpy, but trust us, it will go much faster than you expect. Pregnancy can be exciting, and could easily be considered […]
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Lemonade Day is a fun, experiential program that teaches youth how to start, own and operate their very own business – a lemonade stand. Each year, in participating cities, youth have the opportunity to experience entrepreneurship by setting up their business during their city’s community-wide Lemonade Day.
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If you’re a parent of a child old enough to talk, then I know that you know what I’m talking about when I speak of the toddler logic train. They think it one second and then they say it the next — all the while leaving us with to deal with red faces while we […]
Child abuse. Wait…what? That topic of conversation didn’t come up at your last playdate? Severe neglect. Hmm? You mean when I let my littles watch too many episodes of Paw Patrol so that I can take a shower and mop the floor? No. That’s not what I mean. Not at all. Fellow moms. Can I pull […]
What is it about social media that draws us into a sense of community, and solidarity, but also into a sense of uncertainty and anxiety? With every picture, every post, every comment, I feel as though I am never enough — and then I feel guilty for feeling that way! I wish that I weren’t like […]
My world, my stars, my moon and sky just turned the big FIVE. When my son, Maxon, was born, I had a pretty good idea of what was about to happen. I simply was not prepared for how FAST it was going to happen. I know, I know. Everyone tells you that childhood goes quickly […]
There are days when life decides to punch you right in the stomach. The uterus, in fact. Jennifer, this is not the type of thing you learn in the bathroom at Wal-Mart!! Rewind Earlier that day, I was at home — and for whatever reason — I took the mildewy, old pregnancy test in the […]
Dear Mom, I am sorry to say that I am guilty of not truly seeing you while I was growing up. I was definitely not the easiest child — dramatic, fiery, and stubborn — in contrast to my soft-spoken, gentle and accommodating younger sister. Growing up I never understood how you were able to be so […]
Meal prep. Two words that towered in front of me like the Great Wall of China. I’m a mom. I have two kids less than two years apart and work full time. How the heck does anyone expect me to take the time to make my meals for the week and have them pre-packaged in […]
Think being a teenager is hard? Try being a pre-teen. You still like kids’ toys, playing outside with your friends, building on MineCraft, and watching the Disney Channel. But you also like “cool” stuff like celebrities, pop music, YouTube, and iPhones. If you’re a girl, you’re probably playing with make-up, but Barbies are only sometimes […]