Tag: Parenting

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

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...

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...

Beach Bag Essentials

Summer is about family vacations, pool dates, and just living in the sunshine! I have compiled MY essential list of what I need to...

One of the Best Things my Mother Said to Me

I was standing in the kitchen with my mother. Our house was milling with the sounds of a family with four children.  The background...

Permission To Be Angry, Sir

Permission To Be Angry, Sir A recently released book by Rebecca Traister, Good and Mad - The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger - describes the...

“Thank You Helpings”: Practical Tips for the Table

"Thank You Helpings": Practical Tips for the Table Featured Guest: Dianne Miller There are a lot of topics that we as moms talk about…. and some...

Sticky Hands and Dirty Faces | What Every Parent Needs to...

Sticky Hands and Dirty Faces | What Every Parent Needs to Know About Parenting When you bring your little bundle of joy home from the...

What My Twenty-Year-Old Self Would See in Me | Being Forty...

What My Twenty-Year-Old Self Would See in Me | Being Forty "ish" As a quick recap: I'm a 43 old mother of two teenagers (15...

Waco Moms Blog is Growing | Meet Valerie Kocel

Waco Moms Blog is Growing | Meet Valerie Kocel My name is Valerie Kocel, and I can’t wait to share my crazy life stories with...

To The Friends Who Love My Kids Like Their Own…

"It takes a village." That may be the most used phrase in motherhood, at least that I've heard. But one thing that never accompanies that...