Boys will be boys. It’s a phrase you can’t help but hear all the time as a mom of young kids. It’s used when laughing about mud-covered faces. It’s said to explain away a surprisingly loud crash in the playroom. But lately I find it’s uttered all too often to excuse mean, aggressive behavior.
Introducing the newest member of our family (drumroll, please!)… Pink! As you know, this little girl did not come into the world quietly. There was the mistaken gender prediction. Preterm labor. Bed rest. Cankles (which were more like “thankles” since they were closer in size to my thighs). So it was no surprise that when […]
Here’s to my mom on Mother’s Day! While she’s taught me far more than I can put into words, and certainly more than I can fit into 5 lessons, today I wanted to highlight a few of the ways she’s helped me become the mom I am. (Give her credit for my strengths…the weaknesses are […]
This Sunday, moms everywhere will be celebrated with breakfast in bed, flowers, homemade cards and lots of love. But today I wanted to celebrate some moms in a different way. I was talking to a couple friends this week and realized that I have some very talented mom friends who run wonderful family-focused businesses. I’ve […]
Today I woke up as the mom of a 5-year old. It shouldn’t feel that much different than yesterday, but it does. Because for some reason to me, 5 is a huge milestone. My little one will go from being a preschooler to a grade schooler. Lights are starting to turn on and the world […]