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15 Inspirational Working Mom Quotes To Give You a Boost

“The phrase ‘working mother’ is redundant.” – Jane Sellman I’m with you, Jane! Whether moms are working inside the home or outside the home, for a paycheck or not, we are all working crazy hard. Motherhood is no joke! WORK IT, Read more…


47 Reasons We’re Not Getting a Dog

My 3 year old daughter, Norah, wants a dog. Badly. My 4 year old son, Jack, wants a dog. Mediumly. My 35 year old husband, Glen, wants a dog. More than he wants to be married to me I’m pretty Read more…


The World Feels Heavy, But We Need to Lift Up More

As my kids get older, they get heavier to carry. From a purely physical standpoint, their bodies grow bigger and stronger every day. Where there were once babies who could fit in the crook of my arm, there are now Read more…


The Universe, Urgent Care, and You: Turn Your Dreams into Plans

The absolute fastest way to end up at Urgent Care with your three year old is to whisper into the universe, “the kids have been so healthy lately.” The universe has very good hearing and doesn’t appreciate braggarts. And so Read more…


I Brushed My Hair Today: A Mom Journal for Mostly Together Moms – Book Review

I Brushed My Hair Today: A Mom Journal for Mostly Together Moms

You guys! I brushed my hair today. And I have to tell you, these shiny untangled locks look fierce. Or at least they will for about 12 more seconds until one of my kids gets syrup it them. But that’s Read more…


101 Ways You’re Doing Everything Wrong as a Parent (And How to Fix It)

Mother at beach with two small children playing in the water

I came across an article the other day with the title “6 Ways You Are Totally Messing Up As a Parent.” It was a VERY clickable title, for two reasons. First, as parents many of us are secretly worried that 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…