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

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…


“You don’t want to throw your career away!”

"You don't want to throw your career away!" Hearing that got me really fired up. And determined to fight for your right do what is best for you and your family. #workingmom #sahm #career

“You don’t want to throw your career away!” Excuse me? Back. Up. Right now. My blood started to boil as I sat across from a woman I didn’t know very well. I had mentioned that my oldest child would be Read more…


I’ll Fly With You

Every day I’m finding there is one more thing my kids can do, and want to do, without me. They will scramble up the stairs and tunnels at the indoor playground without needing a boost. Or play quietly together without Read more…