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4 Parent-Teacher Conference Mistakes to Avoid

It's easy to make rookie mistakes during your parent-teacher conference, but follow these simple rules and you'll have an easier school year.

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.

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.

My Last Kid Goes to College Next Year…I’m Not Ready

I have been staunchly avoiding declaring all of the "lasts" as his senior year in high school sails by at a pace so fast that I can hardly keep up.

Painting the Yellow Room

When we got our new house, we painted one of the rooms yellow. I always thought of it as the baby's room. And then I had fertility issues.

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?

Six Secrets to Surviving Senior Year

Your child's senior year is not only a year of to-do's, tasks and applications to finish, it is also a bit of an emotional roller coaster.

5 Hamilton Inspired Parenting Resolutions

The lessons from our Founding Fathers in Hamilton: An American Musical are remarkably applicable to today, and Lin-Manuel Miranda’s lyrics are genius.