When your child asks why she has two moms and her friend has a mom and dad or why his friend’s parents are different races, you will be prepared! It’s an essential discussion to have. Go forth imparting wisdom with courage!Read More
Any sibling relationship will experience resentment, disappointment, and envy. However, taking tips from parenting experts we can address emotions empathetically and help our children build their own relationships, rather than meddling to mold them how we feel they should be.Read More
Ok, I admit. I tricked you with this title a little bit. When we think "new baby gifts" we think of gifts FOR the baby. But actually the items I'll mention are for the parents who are having a new baby. Because, let's face it, they're the ones that really need the gifts. So, if you really want to support and encourage the exhausted, hard-working parents of a new baby, read on!Read More
I appreciate it when people see photos of activities I do with my kids or witness a positive parenting moment and recognize my efforts as a mom. But those times are only the highlight reel of our journey. Reality is not nearly as glamorous.Read More
I'm no interior designer. But I like to think I have a unique and awesome sense of style. I feel so comfortable in a space that reflects what matters to me and inspires me to keep learning. I want our children to feel motivated, inspired, and successful. I'm always on the lookout for ways to include design in our home that encourages optimism.Read More
My voice rose to a couple notches above "calm, cool, and collected" as I barked some directions at him, forgetting it was my own needs at the moment that were the priority.Read More
Those first precious images of the backbone, the energy center for everything remind me of the connectedness of it all.Read More
I decided to intentionally make my postpartum health as much of a priority as the health of my baby. As weeks passed, then months, I began making changes that set me on the path to wellness. Now, I'm on a mission to do the same for others.