Fake News

Last week, as I was preparing dinner, I found myself admiring the lovely pot of vegetables cooking on the stovetop. It was so lovely, that I couldn’t help but to grab my phone and snap a picture. “This will look pretty on Instagram,” I thought to myself as I stirred. Continue Reading

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Thank You, Brave Women

Whether Democrat or Republican, liberal or conservative – I have to believe whatever side you lean toward – you can agree with this. Assault of any form is not okay. In our core, as humans, we know this to be true. Or at least, I surely hope so. This isn’t Continue Reading

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Yes, It Matters

My friend and I had a conversation today that I have had numerous times, with various friends, since becoming a parent. Does it matter? Sometimes it all seems so trivial. The bottoms you wipe. The diapers you change. The hours spent awake at night rocking your infant to sleep. The Continue Reading

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Zero Tolerance Bullying Policy

I can be a bully sometimes. It’s not something I’m proud to admit. I mean, who would be proud to admit that? There are plenty of things to be proud of. Like receiving a good grade on a test you studied hard for, completing a home project, running a marathon Continue Reading

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Silencing the Joy-Stealing Monster Within

Last week, my baby started kindergarten. This means not only has my son started a new chapter in his life, but I have as well. For the past 12 years, I have had someone at home with me the majority of the time. Suddenly, I find myself living in the Continue Reading

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Someone Wants to Know Why My Child Goes to Preschool – Here’s Why

Earlier this week, I wrote a post about the mixed emotions I’m feeling as my baby – the youngest of four – is finishing his final days of preschool. In response to this post, someone commented: “Why is your child in pre-school and not at home being raised, nurtured, and Continue Reading

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