I’m dead serious. Take me back to the toddler days. Not as a mom of toddlers. I want to actually be a toddler again. My oldest is seven and my youngest is almost two with a four-year-old in between, so I feel like I’ve been in perpetual toddler-hood for at least the last five years. […]
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As women, we share stories, experiences and our very lives with one another in a beautiful sisterhood of camaraderie. When I became pregnant with my first child, I was naive, but so very excited. My friends and family showered me with love, support, and glowing stories of the joys of pregnancy and motherhood. They never […]
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 […]
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.