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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.

Big And Happy

I must have been ten years old when I overheard an older cousin of mine say “I bet Tova will struggle with her weight her entire life, just like her mother”. I had no idea what he meant obviously—as far as I was concerned, there was nothing wrong with my...

Finding a Calm Amidst the Corona-chaos

Until now, COVID-19 or the coronavirus was something I saw on the news. But now my kids are home from school.

9 Reasons I Love Having Adult Children

rather than dwell on the growing pains of change in our relationship, I prefer to celebrate the positive side of being a parent to my adult kids. And there are so many reasons why...

6 Things You Should Never Say to a Pregnant Woman

There are just some things that you SHOULD NOT say to a pregnant woman. I've made you a list for reference.

The Harder Days of Being a Special Needs Mom

When you have a child with significant special needs, your parenting experience is forever altered, and you are changed.

Working Momma Blues

This morning started like any other Monday morning. Frantic. Rushed. Yelling “I’m turning off the TV if you don’t put your socks on! We need to go!”

Calming College Admission Anxiety

College applications are pretty much finished and submitted. Now the waiting starts—the agonizing waiting to hear did your teen get in or not?

Motherhood Means Letting Go

I consider walking him right back to our house where he belongs because he is not ready for school. Still, I know the truth: He is plenty ready—I am not.

What It’s Really Like To Be a Parent with Chronic Illness

I had been struggling for months―sometimes feeling weak, other times having numbness. The doctor's couldn't figure out what was wrong.