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Surviving Your Kid’s Target Meltdown

Target store aisle

Surviving Your Kid’s Target Meltdown Who among us hasn’t had her child lose his or her ever-loving-mind in a Target? It’s more universal than liking leggings or tolerating kale in smoothies. We’ve all been there. The one and only reason Read more…


5 Working Mom Lessons Learned from the Back of an Ambulance

Lessons Learned from an Ambulance

5 Working Mom Lessons Learned from the Back of an Ambulance You know that thing where you almost pass out at work and have to be transported by ambulance to the hospital in the middle of the day? You know, Read more…


I Lysoled the Christmas Tree

THE TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS CRAZY EYES In an act of pure desperation I sprayed Lysol on our Christmas tree this week. It wasn’t even pine scented. Jingle (Cough) Jingle (Sneeze) It all started the week after Thanksgiving when I got really Read more…


When Today was a Dumpster Fire

When today was a dumpster fire, it helps to have some perspective.

On Working Mom Life, Setting Intentions, and Knowing What To Do When All Else Fails   Today was a dumpster fire. A real tons of burning trash, everything is terrible, no good very bad day. But before we get to Read more…


5 Reasons It’s Totally Okay To Cry Over Spilled Milk

5 reasons it's okay to cry over spilled milk.

Don’t cry over spilled milk? Well… sometimes spilled milk is kind of a big deal The saying goes “there’s no use crying over spilled milk.” It’s not supposed to be taken literally, I get that. But I really think we Read more…


7 Stages of Preparing for House Guests When You Have Kids

7 stages of preparing for house guests when you have kids

Having house guests is always fun. Lots of quality time, lots of laughs, and lots of extra hands to steer your children away from the stove. The challenging part is the preparation leading up to guest arrival day. When you Read more…


The Mommy on the Bus Cries Wah Wah Wah

I had the perfect solution for my trip to New York City, the bus. Minimal driving, maximum writing/staring out the window pretending that I was in a really deep movie about finding yourself. Plus it came with a reasonable price Read more…