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Sandy, fully engrossed kids = happy, chatty moms (until it's time to pull them out and clean them off!)

Play Dates are the New Happy Hour

Wine tasting once a month… Cheap margaritas and queso at Chuy’s… Girls’ Nights Out at innovative new restaurants at The Pearl… Yeah, I don’t do those things anymore. Or at least I don’t very often, and you probably don’t either. Why? Because having kids means reshuffling priorities, and almost weekly, I find myself saying no […]

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Mom. Work. Travel.

The crisp white linens of a hotel bed have never looked so delightful to me as the first time I traveled for work eight months after my daughter was born. I was going to SLEEP! In a bed. By myself. Maybe all the way through the night. A heavenly chorus should have burst into spontaneous […]

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Seven Quotes to Help You Through Those Mom Struggle Days

We’ve all been there: those days when you lose your keys, someone parks in your parking space, you run late for a meeting, you get your wrist slapped (figuratively) at work, you snap at your spouse, your toddler goes into hysterics over some minutiae, you have a healthy dose of hormone-related emotional turmoil, and then, […]

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It Takes a Village: When Parenting Styles Collide

It takes a village to raise a child. It’s a statement we’ve all heard plenty of times, sometimes talking about our mom tribes, or the many “aunts” and “uncles” in our children’s lives, or the teachers and coaches and babysitters and friends who help us turn out little bundles of potential into active, contributing members […]

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Writing Living Epistles

I should start this post by saying, I love Anne Shirley (you may know her as Anne of Green Gables). I love her drama, her precociousness, her fiery temper and slate-breaking, her optimistic view that tomorrow is always a new day with no mistakes in it. I’ve read my copy of Anne of Green Gables, […]

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Firing Dr. Google

When you first gaze upon the positive indicator on that pregnancy test, you immediately start thinking about hearing the heartbeat and seeing the sonograms and enduring the excruciating pain of labor  enjoying the wonders of the birth experience. You enlist the support of an outstanding OB-GYN, of course, but in this day and age, anybody who’s […]

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What You Need to Know about Pokémon GO

If you’re not a Bulbasaur living under a rock, you’ve probably heard about Pokémon GO. It’s the throwback to the early ’90s sensation that’s sweeping the mobile world, causing people to crash cars, find dead bodies (no joke!), and other crazy things. However, if you’re like 99% of the Mom World, you probably haven’t really […]

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