The Case for Mother’s Day

Surely we don't need a commercialized holiday like Mother's Day to tell us when to celebrate the mothers in our lives. No need to buy into this forced appreciation nonsense, right? We should celebrate and appreciate mothers every day! Uh huh. We should eat five servings of vegetables, floss and take 10,000 steps every day... Continue Reading →

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Nine Moms You’ll Eventually Meet

If it takes roughly 10,000 hours to become a master of something, then I am approaching Yoda levels of parenting. While I've been racking up those Master Jedi mothering skills, I've come across a few doozies along the way. Most of us dangle a finger or toe in the waters of stereotype. Many have had moments... Continue Reading →

You are the Architect of Your Dreams (But Your Mother Dusted Them)

If you need a reason to call your mother on Mother's Day this year, consider this one: You may be the architect of your dreams, but it was your mother who dusted them. I don't mean the magic, fairy kind of dust that Tinkerbell sprinkles about. I mean she dusted them with synthetic ostrich plumes... Continue Reading →

Time Off for Good Behavior

As a mother, I'm daily frustrated by my kids' trickle down behavior-you know, using up all the good stuff with other people and saving the not so good for the home front. And I get it, because I do the same thing, and I bet you do too. Just like we were all spectacular parents before we... Continue Reading →

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