7 Fun Things To Do With Your Kids Right Now

7 Fun Things To Do With Your Kids Right Now

My three year old is really into playing “salon” and “boutique” right now. This typically entails me pretending to be a customer, several times, while she does my hair or tries to sell me toys from her table-top store. This gets repeated over...
Life In The Mess

Life In The Mess

Right now, I’m sitting on my bed using my daughter’s ice cream cone pillow as a desk. My messy bun is about two loose bobby pins away from falling out, and my three-year-old is drooling on my tingling arm. This week has not been the best… in fact,...
An Open Letter From A Mom Who Hates Motherhood

An Open Letter From A Mom Who Hates Motherhood

Every mama has a different story. Our journeys into motherhood vary, as do the struggles, challenges, and emotions that come with the job. Each and every one of us are entitled to feel ALL the feels, as deep as they come, embracing them and growing from them along the...
5 Lullabies To Try Tonight

5 Lullabies To Try Tonight

From the day I brought Olivia (my oldest) home from the hospital, I would sing to her every night until she’d fall asleep. Sounds sweet and dreamy, right? Well it didn’t start off that way. I remember holding her for the first time at home in the rocking...
To My Daughters On New Years Eve

To My Daughters On New Years Eve

Liv and Eve, I write this letter to you on the day that ends another year you won’t remember. Liv, you turned three in September. I never imagined that you’d grow so fast in the few months that followed your third birthday. You started preschool and...
Wherever You Are, Be All There

Wherever You Are, Be All There

WRITTEN BY JENNIFER MILLER It’s funny how fast life goes when you have kids. The day to day can get overwhelming, but we make it through some how, don’t we? The sleepless nights, teething, terrible twos, and the endless diapers will come to an end. Then we are...
How To Reconnect With Your Spouse After Kids

How To Reconnect With Your Spouse After Kids

Q: “My husband and I want to spend more time together after the kids are in bed, but we’re both so tired and unmotivated that we end up just zoning out in front of the tv. Do you have any ideas on what we can do with our time to better connect with each other?” –...
Inspiring Confidence: Your Daughter’s First Bra

Inspiring Confidence: Your Daughter’s First Bra

Do you remember your first bra? I was eleven, and according to my mother, more emotionally ready than physically. My sisters and friends were all wearing bras, and I felt self-conscious and left out. My mom took me, WITHOUT my sisters (which was very rare and quite...
Outlines.

Outlines.

Sometimes I wish my story was slightly more scandalous and interesting… like those actors who started out cleaning toilets or bar-tending and now have Golden Globes sitting on their mantle, run a clothing empire, and own 6 cars. However, my story is pretty...
Excerpts From A Mom Who Never Wanted Kids, Part 1

Excerpts From A Mom Who Never Wanted Kids, Part 1

Hello? Is there anyone out there? Can anyone hear me? I felt as though I was shouting into an abyss – a black hole filled with children’s laughter and tickles and snuggles and overused phrases like “I love you to the moon and back” and...
The #1 Misunderstood Thing About SAHM Life

The #1 Misunderstood Thing About SAHM Life

Every year I ask my husband for the same thing on Mother’s Day: A day off. While other mamas are enjoying the day snuggling, tickling, going to brunches, and having picnics with their littles, I’d much prefer to spend the day alone. We SAHM’s spend...

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