10 (Sometimes Crazy) Thoughts I Had When My Husband Went Away

I don’t have a husband who travels for business, or pleasure, or really ever travels at all. In the more than 20 years we’ve been together, we’ve never even had reason or opportunity to be apart for more than five days. So when he decided to return home to the Philippines for the first time […]

I’m Afraid I Make it Look Too Easy

You know how certain months hold special meanings for people? Maybe April signifies joy for some beautiful, heartfelt reason, or August represents a weighty month of despair. As we compartmentalize our emotions within the timeline of personal wins and losses, before we know it, we’ve crafted an annual calendar synonymous with emotion. That’s what November […]

10 Things Motherhood Isn’t

Long before we ever became mothers, most of us had a pretty good idea what motherhood was all about. We knew there would be messes, skinned knees, and tantrums. There would be snuggles and perfect moments and giggles. But what most of us didn’t know is that it would be all of these things and […]

Moms Speak Out: The Best Mother’s Day Gift I Ever Received

As the mother of two, I look forward to Mother’s Day. Not for the gifts, not for the flowers, but for the sweet and sincere efforts orchestrated by my very favorite small people. From handmade crafts to crayon portraits, when it comes to cherished Mother’s Day gifts, I can confidently say that I’ve received more […]

I’m Actually a Pretty Good Mom

It’s easy at the end of a tough day to rush to my keyboard – fingers abuzz, eyeballs soaked with tears – and blog out every last parenting doubt, fear, and seemingly insurmountable challenge that I neither have the courage, nor the tenacity to tackle in that moment. I’ve blogged for advice, blogged for reassurance, […]

12 Ways College Prepared Us for Motherhood

Who woulda thought frat parties and cram sessions would have prepared us for motherhood! Guess what? It has! Click here to read all about it and leave a comment on the article for your LAST CHANCE to win a $100 American Express gift card! Winner announced tomorrow!

Readers Admit: I Knew I Became My Mom When…

Becoming our mother happens to the best of us. Check out how these readers knew they became their mother and leave a comment here to be entered to win a $100 American Express gift card! Giveaway ends tomorrow!

10 Ways I Fake Being a Good Mom

Fake it ’til you make it Mommy Friends! Click here and leave a comment for your chance to win a $100 American Express gift card (and learn how I fake it)!

Crunchy Fall Leaves

I’m not the SAHM I thought I’d be. There are days Big Daddy P finds me at the same place he left me; at the computer. In the same clothes, with the same unbrushed hair. There are days I don’t cook dinner, days I skip doing laundry, days that start off with a lofty to-do […]


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