A Big, Buttery Nugget of Mom Shame

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I woke up with a searing headache and a foot to the face. After working on a freelance project until 3am, the kids were up and at ‘em at 6 and of course, I was, too. The house was atrocious since the garden is up and my husband is planting and mowing pretty much all night every… [read more]

3 Easy Ways to Kick the Distracted Driving Habit #DecidetoDrive

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A bunch of years ago, I was in a car accident at a busy intersection. I was stopped at a red light, and as I glanced up in my rearview mirror, I saw a car coming at me. I could see that the driver was looking at something in the car, with her head turned… [read more]

Sunshine, Love, Mama’s Milk: A Breastfeeding T-shirt Giveaway from @OneCreativeMama

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This post about breastfeeding t-shirts was brought to you by One Creative Mama, who supplied a sample product to facilitate our review. All opinions are my own and honest and no further compensation was received.  

The Big But Complex

The Big But Complex

Being a parent makes a person highly aware. Aware of middle-of-the-night breathing, the size of the cut-up carrot chunks, the ingredients in fruit snacks. It also makes us highly aware of our own behavior, and if you’re me, your flaws. There’s one, in particular, that I like to call the “But Complex.”

When We Fail Our Children

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  A very wise and insightful friend made a statement to me a few years ago, and I’ve never forgotten it.