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Bringing the Soccer Team Snacks: Advice from a New Soccer Mom

“We’re bringing the soccer team snacks next Saturday,” my husband said casually. It was a casual statement so his tone was appropriate, but for some reason it caught me off guard. “Oh, okay. What do you think we should bring? 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…


How To Survive Daylight Savings With Kids (And Without Coffee)

Surviving daylight savings with kids

Daylight Savings with Kids: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly   I have to admit something that might get me kicked out of the sisterhood of motherhood… I don’t drink coffee. Sometimes I even question it myself. Like, do I Read more…


The 1 Thing That Saved My First Day Back To Work After Maternity Leave

What to expect when you are going back to work after maternity leave, and how to make it through day 1

What To Expect When You’re Expecting (To Go Back to Work After Maternity Leave) Tomorrow is my best friend’s first day back to work after maternity leave. I wrote this for her because years ago a friend made my first Read more…


It’s Time to Embrace the One Piece Swimsuit and Dress for The Job We Want

One piece bathing suits for moms

In the business of finance, you have the three piece suit. In the business of chasing small children around a beach, you have the one piece swimsuit. And for this mom, that’s exactly the job I want. Itsy Bitsy Teeny Read more…


Why I’m Starting to Break the Rules

Sometimes we need to break the rules to really experience our lives.

Fair warning, this will be the second time in three months that I’ll reference lip syncing to Coolio on this blog and then somehow tie it into a life lesson. #sorrynotsorry Hip Hopping in the Rain The year – 1997. Read more…


There’s Nothing Terrible About Two

2 year old petting zoo birthday party

I distinctly remember sitting up in bed at night while pregnant with Norah panicking about the idea of having two kids incredibly close in age. How could I take care of two babies? How will I physically carry both of Read more…