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mom is an adulty adult

#RealityMoms are the Adultiest Adults

There are certainly some days that most of us moms would like to be as carefree and wonderful as our children, but being “responsible” means we can’t – we have to be an adulty adult. We asked our #RealityMoms to describe that moment when they felt like they were truly...
Prevent forest fires

After 72 Years – It’s Still Only YOU

If you are one to keep up with national news, you have no doubt seen the chaos and devastation that the wildfires are causing across seven different states. Thousands of acres burned, families who have lost their homes, and even people who have lost their lives. We have all heard...
not my pre-baby body

The Luxury Of Not Giving A Damn

In my relatively firm 20s, I wasn’t one to spend hours at the gym and then stare at my naked body in the mirror looking for “problem areas.” Not that I don’t have them. I’ve always had a bit of a Buddha belly, thick thighs, wobbly upper arms. For as...
bilingual child

How I Failed to Raise a Bilingual Child

“We are going to get off the ship and explore old town San Juan,” I explained to my four-year-old daughter who was twirling her blonde pigtails as we sat on the cruise ship deck, waiting for the boat to maneuver into its spot at the pier. “Everyone here speaks Spanish,...

The Internet People My Parents Warned Me About

Some of my best friends are people I’ve never met. I don’t mean that in a “strangers are just friends you haven’t made yet” sort of way. And I don’t mean that I’m imagining myself to be best friends with celebrities or that woman in the coffee shop who appears...