Some Whine with Those Cheez-Its: Q&A with Writer Rachel Sobel

Are your kids complaining about the grave injustice that is not being able to have a third lollipop today? Ask them if they want some cheese with that whine. Ba dum tssss. Parenting joke! Want more parenting jokes with a Read more…


In this house we hold these flags up high, with pride

Some big concepts are challenging to teach kids. I’ve stumbled as I’ve tried to explain death, serious illness, and pain. I’ve wondered if I am covering kindness effectively or if I am using the right words to explain empathy. Am Read more…


What To Follow In Your Career If You Don’t Have a Passion

Go after your dreams! Love what you do! Follow your passion! Sounds nice right? Or maybe it sounds terrifying because you have no idea what your passion is. NO PASSION? NO PROBLEM If that sounds like you, you aren’t alone. Read more…


The Summer Birthday Party Game for Kids that Keeps it Simple, Silly, and Under 17 Dollars

Are you a parent throwing a summer birthday party for your kid in the next couple months? Is it stressing you out a little bit because you are already managing three trillion other summer things and spending all of your Read more…


Developing Resiliency in Your Creative Pursuits: Q&A With Writer Rebecca Moon Ruark

When I first started blogging I did what I expect most people do and I googled “how to start a blog.” That’s how I landed on starting my blog on WordPress, found a supportive creative community, and met the wonderfully Read more…


She just turned 3 but she’s always my baby to me

With many thanks to Billy Joel’s She Always a Woman, and with the happiest of birthdays to my sweet girl. She’s Always My Baby to Me She’s got a killer smile, and heart-melting eyesShe can break down your resolve with Read more…


Simple 1 Minute Changes to Help You Achieve Your Career Goals

I left my one year old unsupervised for one minute and came back to find every Ziplock bag we owned strewn about on the kitchen floor. It was honestly kind of impressive. I mean… how? How is that even possible Read more…