Moms

Playdate Vetting

How well do you know your kids’ friends and their parents? How well should you? My youngest daughter (3) was recently invited to a classmate’s house for a playdate.  The child’s...

The (Play)dating Game

“I’m so glad you’re normal, like me!” Emily, my new local mom friend and mother of three said with a huge sigh of relief. We were in the barn while the kids rubbed their hands all...

Nothing Lasts Forever

The need to potty train my toddler came up frequently in my circles. Friends and family would tell me “she’s ready” and “you just need do it”. My daughter is...

She Works Here Too

The first day back in agency life after nine years in corporate was a memorable one. Gone were the black pumps and blazer, the structured bag and the 7:30 a.m. meeting start. A...

To the Dreamer…

It’s weird to think that for so long I never saw you as an actual person. I mean, I knew you were a human being, and you were pretty critical to that whole giving us life thing, but you...

Your Body After Baby

You waited 9 months for that little bundle of joy and during the long wait you poured over books about pregnancy, baby care and parenting. You had a birth plan and attended prenatal classes...

Momcation Realizations

With Mother’s Day around the corner, I’ve been reflecting on what it means to be a mom, how much I’ve learned from my children and how much my mother means to me. Time together is...