A Big, Buttery Nugget of Mom Shame

MomShame

I woke up with a searing headache and a foot to the face. After working on a freelance project until 3am, I was up and at ’em at 6am with two kids who don’t seem to understand the concept of actual sleep. The house was atrocious since the garden is up and my husband is planting and… [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.