March is Trisomy Awareness Month

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The month of March recognizes many holidays, but did you know March is also Trisomy Awareness Month? Trisomy is possibly a term you heard during early pregnancy, or for some not at all. It...

Tips for Maintaining a Strong Marriage

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Fall in love, become engaged, get married and sail away into Happily Ever After!! Blame it on Romantic Comedies, blame it on fairytales, but we tend to have a rose tinted view of marriage...

To The Moms Who Are Getting That Degree

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Dear Moms working on a degree, first let me say, I see you and I appreciate you. Second, no you aren’t crazy, it is hard. It is infinitely harder with children around. This past summer,...

The Family Gap Plan, Inspired by Brene Brown

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I pretty much consume any content by Brene Brown, #noshame. Her work on shame, vulnerability and whole-hearted living is game-changing - research-based, easy-to-understand, and universally relatable. If you have no idea who I’m talking...
Potty Training

Mama Didn’t Raise No Chiflada: A Potty Training Tale

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I’ve spent the last year trying various different potty training tactics on my three-year-old son. I’m talking, letting him be naked all day, giving him a piece of candy every time he had a...

What If I Don’t Want Isolation To End?

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I’ve been thinking subversive thoughts lately. Things like – I’m not sure I want this social isolation thing to end. I know it flies against popular sentiment, so I have kept it to myself....

Sometimes being told to stay-at-home puts families in danger-at-home

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Between March 16 and April 5 of this year, SAFE had 41 child abuse/parenting related calls. Last year during the same timeframe, SAFE had just 17 calls. Our social media feeds are now filled with...

Staying Sane While Stuck at Home: Tips From a SAHM

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As the possibility of school closures became more realistic, you probably felt a sense of panic set in. Sure, for the scary unknown outcomes of COVID-19, but also for the known monsters about to...

SAHMs Are You Looking To Make Extra Cash?

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Calling all SAHM mamas! Are you a previous accountant? Do you have experience with bookkeeping? Are you savvy with tax returns? There is a part-time career opportunity for mamas looking to get back into a...

No, I’m Not Sending My Kid To Pre-K, And That’s Okay

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My son is currently 3 ½ years old. Since he was about 2 ½ years old, people have asked me “when will he go to school?” I’ve always been very confused with this question....