Lately my newsfeed has been inundated with tales of summer parenting fatigue. We’re just a couple weeks into this season of unstructured adventure and it seems one more stray sock may just be the thing to send moms everywhere over the edge. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying it’s easy to be surrounded by […]
In high school, I was a dancer. I’m afraid I wasn’t born with much natural talent or flexibility, but I knew enough to learn the choreography and perform on stage, year after year, in fabulously cringe-worthy costumes.
Back in 2010, when my blog was minutes old, I got some huge news. I would be going to BlogHer ’10 in New York City. I remember reeling from the excitement—feeling like I’d been given an enormous gift (and not just because my company would be picking up the tab for all of it). I […]
As a blogger, I’m fortunate to attend a lot of events. Events that have a speaker. Who’s a mom. Who’s motivational. Yes, I should be the most motivated blogger on the planet these days. But last week, two of those motivational mamas had me slamming on the brakes. In a good way.
“Hmm, that sounds like a problem.” If you hang out around our house long enough, you’ll hear me say that phrase over and over and over again. I’m a big believer in teaching kids to think about each and every situation as a problem they can solve. Sure, they may need some help solving whatever […]