For the new working mom struggling with guilt

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For the new working mom struggling with guilt. I was so nervous yet excited when I found out I was pregnant with my first son in 2005. I loved babies so much and I...
Family Movies Addressing Racial Injustice

30+ Family Movies Addressing Racial Injustice

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Many parents are holding space for conversations about racial injustice with our children in order to educate, foster empathy and promote an anti-racist future world. We know that our children are hearing our conversations,...

Raising a Child with ADHD from a mom’s perspective

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The American Psychiatric Association and CDC estimate that the diagnosis of ADHD in children is between 5-11%. ADHD Symptoms can be seen in children as early as 3 years old and typically start before adolescence....
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Six tips for minimizing mom guilt after my child lived through cancer

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I don’t think I’ve met a mother who has not felt mom guilt about something, in terms of raising her kids. I’m convinced that we are biologically wired for mom guilt as a survival...

Texas reopening during COVID-19, it’s hard and it’s scary

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Texas reopening, COVID cases still spiking, and a general feeling of people being “over it” has led to some awkward and difficult conversations for my family in the past few weeks. Daycare, restaurants, playgrounds, working...

A Teen’s View of Tracking Apps

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In the blink of an eye, our teens are independent. They have a life outside of us. They are walking around the Domain, going bowling, going out to eat after school, driving (!), riding...

When did my brown-skinned boy become a threat? The pandemic of racism.

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As I sit at my desk and look out at the calmness before me in nature, it would be easy to retreat into this piece of heaven. However, this sense of calmness does not...

If you’re going to use your white privilege, do so in a positive way...

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Hello Loves. 2020 has definitely been one for the books. I'm sure many of us didn't think that we'd be living during a time such as this. For years, my people have done their...

Ending Racism Starts At Home

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Like most of the world, I was shocked and upset by the news of what happened to George Floyd. For police brutality and injustice to happen again and again in our country is appalling...

7 Tips for Foster Parents

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You’ve done all the paperwork, taken all the classes, passed all the home inspections, and you're FINALLY a licensed foster mom expecting your first placement. It’s time to meet the little one that will...