Tag: motherhood

I Want My Kids to Be Race-Conscious, Not Just Kind

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When my son was six weeks old, I wrote him a letter for his baby book. “I know that you will grow up to...

My toddler’s 20 months old. Yes, I’m still breastfeeding.

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It's been a while since I wrote... anything. Between the quarantine, feeling like I had nothing to write about, not having time to write...

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...

To My Last Child – This is it.

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Ok, I get it. You’re not a baby anymore. While I know that’s true with every fiber in my being, when I look at...

I never expected to lose so many friends after becoming a...

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Chances are if you announce you’re pregnant, you will be inundated with unsolicited advice. People will tell you how to sleep, how to feed...

I am a better mom than I thought and you probably...

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Remember those “What type of mom video’s and quizzes,” that were popular? I am a better mom than I thought and you probably are...

To the mom on the brink of a burnout

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To all the unpaid chefs, personal assistants, teachers, inventory specialists, personal shoppers, hair stylists, child psychologists and life coaches. To all the people trying...

Quarantine has done a number on my mothering skills, for better...

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Quarantine has done a number on my mothering skills, for better and for worse. The light of our togetherness as a family has shone...

I’m Over Being Productive During the COVID-19 Quarantine

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Shortly after social distancing and the COVID-19 "quarantine” began, I started getting inundated with ideas. And lists. And lists of ideas for filling each...

50 Simple Outdoor Activities for Kids

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We may be staying home right now, but that doesn’t mean you can’t go outside and enjoy some time in nature. (Just stay close...