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This #RealityMom or #RealityDad has graciously agreed to share her word baby with our site and we are eternally grateful.

Dear Sleepless Mom: It Gets Easier

Dear Sleepless Mom: I get it. Some babies are hard. Mine was. But I'll tell you something. With time, it does get easier.

How to Screw Up Thanksgiving

My first Thanksgiving with my husband was an absolute disaster. And there was one lesson I learned: always have backup gravy.

Teaching our Children to Overcome Their Fears

“Noooooo,” my older son yelped as we got near the front of the ride, backing away.

You Don’t Need to Do It All This Holiday Season

What if I told you, you don’t have to do it all this holiday season? Depending on the type of person you are, you might nod in agreement or roll your eyes.

What Veterans Day Means to A Vet’s Daughter

My dad served his country, ready to defend it with his life for over two decades. I feel a fierce pride and Veterans Day reminds me of that pride.

Hungry for More Than This Adventureless Marriage

After a decade of marriage, birthing four mini-me’s, and turning into a SAHM, I am beyond hungry. Starving, actually. My appetite has become insatiable and my cravings unsurmountable. Yet, it isn’t food that I...

Treasuring My Mommy Memories and The Last Times

It was to be my daughter’s last night in her crib, and the first “last” I truly stopped to take in. That night dinner waited in the oven, an article remained unwritten on my...

Committing to Myself: I’m Going To Lose Weight

I’m fat. I hate it and sometimes I hate my body. But I’m done feeling this way. I'm committing to myself. I'm going to lose weight.

How to Parent When You Have Hearing Loss

I sound like a broken record, even to myself. But I have no alternative. I have hearing loss. I need to teach my children how to speak so I can hear them.

How One Conversation With My Mom Shaped My Parenting

There is a popular adage that says, “Never judge someone by the opinion of others.” While my mom didn’t say these exact words, I can still remember the conversation when she imparted this wisdom.