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Finding Some Thursday Night Energy for Frozen Yogurt and Laughter

By Thursday night I’m toast. Burnt toast. My inbox is overflowing, deadlines are looming, and I’ve spent countless hours in the car. Countless mostly because my brain is fried and I simply can’t do the math. I’m ready for sweatpants, Read more…


Thank You to the Moms Who Have Gone First

Mother hugging son on the first day of school

This week my social media feed filled up with little boys and girls climbing onto big school buses for the first time. The same little boys and girls I held days after they were born five years ago. The same 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…


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…


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…


How to Find a Hobby You’ll Love

When I talk with other moms about hobbies there are two major roadblocks: Time and Lack of Ideas. Time seems obvious. There’s never enough time. For anything. Except maybe there is. Especially when you find something that you love. So Read more…


The Unexpected Gift Within Parenthood

The magical gift our children give us: Inspiration #parenting #raisingkids #careergrowth #hobbies

Children give us the gift of inspiration This post was originally shared on InspireMore. She looks up at me as she confidently states the five letters of her name, pointing at each one that adorns her bedroom wall for decoration. Read more…