Category: Parenting

PSA: Please don’t ask about my plans for other children

I’ll never forget chatting with a friend at Hydro Park about six years ago. We pushed our babies, hers several months older than mine, in our strollers. We chatted about diapering and sleeping arrangements and breastfeeding. We exchanged birth stories, my induction and her emergency c-section, and how our husbands were now doing with fatherhood. […]

Parenting in a digital world

It’s the topic of so many conversations between parent friends these days: What are we going to do about our kids and their phones/social media/computer games/fill-in-the-blank terrifying technology of the moment?!?! Whether you’re the parent of a young child and wondering what they’ll face online as they get older, or your teenagers are already experiencing […]

Mindfulness in the midst of busy lives

For a lot of us, the next few weeks are going to be super hectic. We are the holiday memory-makers, the keepers of family traditions, the buyers of presents, the bakers of cookies, the hostesses of house-guests. We want so much for our children to believe in the magic of the season, and we delight in […]

Quiet at the end of the day

It’s a quiet Tuesday evening, filled with soft rain on the roof, the occasional car rounding our cul-de-sac, and sleeping children. The kids have recently learned that they can stretch out bedtime by making one last bathroom trip, asking for more stories, another sip of water, extra snuggles. Who am I to deny that last […]

The gift of giving

It’s better to give than to receive. All of us have heard this phrase before and as moms we have been practicing our giving since the moment we became mothers. Especially during the holiday season, moms give of their time, love, and money to make sure that everything about the holidays are perfect for the little […]

Finding time for minimalism

Hey mamas! My journey to minimalism has been the most rewarding process. By taking a little time to get rid of the excess in my life, I’ve been able to enjoy more of the world around me. I’ve been able to be present during times I used to run around the house like a crazy […]