It all starts with one brutally honest text message, perhaps to an old high school or college friend that also has kids. And after a while, this confidante is the person you text when you accidentally pee your pants again at work. This is who you drunk text from the bathroom of a work holiday […]
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Most mornings, we all need to be out of the house by 7:15. Many mornings I am solo while my husband is already at work. That means I need to get 2 kids to 2 places and myself to work by 7:45. (serious kudos to parents who do this single handedly 5 days a week). […]
When you live in Green Bay, you are going to have snow days. That’s just the way it goes. Kids are going to be thrilled by the unexpected day off school. Moms are going to want to pull their hair out and start drinking by 10:30 a.m.
I’m lucky to be able to drive my kids to school in a district that doesn’t require metal detectors at the entrances. As there are families in this city who live in their vehicles, we should be so grateful as to use our cars just as cars – not as temporary housing. But do you […]
And there are MANY fears and worries that we have as parents! You are not alone! Here are some of the top worries that many parents have and how to best try to overcome them.
I consider myself a bonafide foodie. I love to try new recipes and new foods. I consider watching Top Chef or Masterchef the perfect night of TV. I LOVE to cook from scratch. New gadgets? No problem… until the Instant Pot came along!
Our current world focuses so much on negative publicity, politics, and instances, a little kindness can go a long way! Share with us your stories of kindness.
My husband and I are making a conscious effort to share the mental load. It’s not easy. I am by nature a planner, and my husband is not. It will take months if not years, but we are trying hard because the demands of our work/life schedule are growing.
I remember watching one of my closest friends putting her baby to her breast. It was like magic. It was as if baby and mom were perfectly connected. Meanwhile, I sat attached to my pump EVERY 3 hours. I still needed to use formula. I felt like I failed to connect with my baby. I’d […]
AHHH February is here!! I don’t know about your family, but by the time February rolls around, my kiddos are literally bouncing off the walls. By now we’ve done it all indoors – from play dough to massive blanket forts – and cabin fever is definitely setting in. My oldest asks me every day how […]