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Accepting Who We Are is in This Moment

Sometimes we have these painful seasons in our lives that don’t ever seem to end.

Dear Mom and Dad (A Letter from Your ADHD Kid)

The first day of school has just passed. You adjusted my IEP at the end of last year and requested that I get the teacher who also has a son with ADHD.

When It Comes to the Environment, Small Changes Add Up

I've been watching news about our climate crisis for a while. It terrifies me. I have kids, I want grandkids, and I want them safe.

Top Ten Ways to Take Care of Mom

Being a Mom is a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week job. The happier and more relaxed you are, the better Mom you will be - so you should take care of MOM!

Sandy Hook Promise’s Riveting Back-to-School PSA

It’s not how I envisioned school for my children. Or any child. But this is reality. And Sandy Hook Promise’s PSA drives that point home.

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.

Fun Ways to Keep Your Kids Cool This Summer

Water is seriously magical. All you need is a bucket of water, a pool, water gun, or a sprinkler to make your child and her friends happy and engaged.

Parenting Through Anxiety

Summer sports, camps, trips, boredom, and crafts take over my world, space, and mind. I find myself spinning in circles some days.

11 Thoughts While Having a Transvaginal Ultrasound

With two miscarriages, three children and a round of fertility treatments under my belt, I’ve had more ultrasounds than I can count on all my fingers and toes.