I've always swam against the current.  I've never let the world dictate how or who I should be.  Even as a momma; I don't follow the "rules".  I use the word rules lightly because I'm a firm believer in...
I like to think of cooking and baking as my superpowers. I don't mean in a "tooting my own horn" sort of way, but in a "I truly love cooking and baking for people." These are my gifts. My...
I still remember leaving the hospital with our first born, “You do have some help at home, right? It’s important to have help in the first few months that you can rely on.” I didn’t think much about it...
The Power of Problem Solving In his book “The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*” Mark Manson writes, “To be happy we need something to solve. Happiness is therefore a form of action.” Not only have I found this...
It’s World Breastfeeding Week! And we are here for it! We see you mamas doing your thang’, feeding that baby literally from your body. Do you! And you know what? We also see you mamas who may be feeling like...
Raise your hand if your little one(s) are experts at manipulation when it comes to bedtime? I'm over here waving my hands while jumping up and down. The struggle is R-E-A-L! My daughter turns THREE in two weeks and has...
As parents, we all learn early on from books, family members, friends, pediatricians, and others that activates are good for our kids. They help with motor skills, build social skills, and overall development. But when is the right time...

Surviving Tweens

So you survived the oh-so-precious early years, the trying toddler stage and the fun early school age era.  It turns out those little old ladies in the grocery store were absolutely right and those tiny babies DID in fact...
Once upon a time, there was a perfect mom...  Her house was organized and orderly.  Her closets were neatly packed with everything in clear boxes stacked and labeled in creative handwriting fonts.  She prepared healthy balanced meals three times a...
Our baby boomer parents might look at the title of this and scoff. Thinking we have no idea how good we have it. We have iPad, cell phones, computers, the internet, social media and so many more advances that...

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Why We Need More Support for Paternity Leave

Most people are familiar with maternity leave, but did you know the United States is one of the few countries where it’s not mandated...

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