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This Womb is Closed for Business

This womb is closed for business. Done. Over it. That ship has sailed. My port is closed. How many more ways do I need to say it?

When Parenting Took Over my Marriage

Every new parent goes through that phase when marriage inadvertently crawls to sulk in a dark corner of the basement, hidden by cobwebs, grieving alone.

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.

Feeling Safe is the End Game

An anxious child worries about everything—but you don’t necessarily know that. But as a mom, it's your job to make sure that your child is feeling safe...

Mom Radar is Real and It’s Freaking Me Out

Mom radar is real and it’s freaking me out. I swear my child has some sixth sense that tells her when I look too comfortable because she wakes up EVERY. SINGLE. TIME.

What It Really Means to Love “Like a Mother”

Loving like a mother is simply defined by the object of that love. When you love someone unconditionally, you love like a mother.

Welcome to Motherhood, Where Friendships Go to Die

Motherhood isn’t like the movies. As it turns out most of your friends will forget about you.

What to Do When You Catch Your Child in a Lie

I waited. I didn’t call her out on her lie. I just cocked my head a little, looked her back straight in the eye and waited for her to blink.

My Kids Take Melatonin: Don’t Judge Me

My children take melatonin. Every. Single. Night. We refer to their nightly doses as their “meds.” As in, “Are you ready to brush your teeth, or do you still need your meds?”

Avoid the Summer Slide: Sneak in Some Learning!

It's summer, time for a break and a recharge, but summer can be hard for parents—kids are home and want to be entertained. How do you avoid the dreaded summer slide?