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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…


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…


The Summer Birthday Party Game for Kids that Keeps it Simple, Silly, and Under 17 Dollars

Are you a parent throwing a summer birthday party for your kid in the next couple months? Is it stressing you out a little bit because you are already managing three trillion other summer things and spending all of your Read more…


She just turned 3 but she’s always my baby to me

With many thanks to Billy Joel’s She Always a Woman, and with the happiest of birthdays to my sweet girl. She’s Always My Baby to Me She’s got a killer smile, and heart-melting eyesShe can break down your resolve with Read more…


21 Hilariously Relatable Toddler Memes for Parents

Toddler in basket. Retalable toddler memes.

If there is one stage of parenthood I feel I can speak to with a level of confidence (or at least intimate awareness), it is the toddler years. Recently our family has gone through the stages of 2 under 2 Read more…