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Candace Alnaji

Candace is a practicing attorney, working parents advocate, freelance writer, and proud mom. Her legal practice focuses on workers' rights. In her spare time, she enjoys working out, cooking, and renovating her midcentury home with her husband. She can be found writing about law, motherhood, and more on her blog as The Mom at Law. She can also be found on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.

5 Things You Should Never Say To A Mom Expecting Twins

I can list the number of thoughtless remarks I received during my singleton pregnancy three years ago, but I’ve already lost count of the ones I’ve gotten this time around.

Reflections as a Mom and a Sister on National Siblings Day

April 10th is National Siblings Day, and while you won’t get the day off work, you can still commemorate the day by celebrating the most annoyingly lovable people in your life.

12 New Year’s Resolutions Your Toddler Won’t Be Making This Year

Since our toddlers won’t be making any new years' resolutions this year, I took the liberty of putting together a list of resolutions for them. Of course, your little one won’t be sticking to...

Why Moms Should Get Sick Days

Whether you are a stay-at-home mom or a working mom, it’s a fact of life that moms don’t get sick days. Even with a supportive partner and a helpful “village,” most moms don’t get...

8 Satisfying Winter Self-Care Ideas

With its cold temperatures and dark days, winter can leave you feeling down. It's an important time to take care of yourself.

Judge Berates Stay At Home Mom During Jury Selection

Late last month a stay-at-home mother of three publicly complained after being denied an excusal from jury duty by a Fresno County Superior Court Judge.

After Epic Failure to Launch, Court Orders Man-Child to Leave The Nest

On May 22nd, following an EPIC failure to launch, New York Supreme Court Justice Donald Greenwood ordered 30-year-old Michael Rotondo to vacate his parents' house pursuant to an eviction order by Rotondo’s parents seeking...

10 Tips to Find the Perfect New Home for Your Family

Buying a home is an exciting endeavor, but it’s also one that requires a great amount of analysis and practicality. Even if you’ve made big purchases in the past, purchasing a home is an...

Lady Doritos: Because of Course

This week, the Internet was abuzz with talk of “Lady Doritos,” the latest in a series of gaffes by a major brand. The story went that Doritos was in the process of formulating a...

The Evolution of Motherhood

On my thirtieth birthday, about a month after my son was born, I had brunch with a good friend. Being just four weeks post-partum, it was one of the first times I was physically...