Tag: parenting

She’s NOT My Mini | Mothers, Daughters, and Identity

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Lately, as my daughter enters her preteens, I've been thinking more about identity- mine, hers, and the complicated relationship between mothers and daughters. I’ve...

5 Things I Wish Women Would Share About Motherhood

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The picture we often get of motherhood is either one of rosy homesteading where children are nothing but a joy, or one of constant...

No Mama, You DON’T Need to be Productive During Naptime

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Fellow moms, let’s take a moment to talk about unrealistic expectations even for the little things like naptime. If this pandemic world has taught...

Could Your Child Have Autism? April Is Autism Acceptance Month

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We are a family affected by autism - our oldest daughter is on the spectrum. She wasn't diagnosed until 14, when a very perceptive...

How to Encourage Independent Play in Your Children

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Back when I was a new mom, I thought I had to play with my baby all the time. Even if my son was...

My way, is not the only way

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I consider myself an easy going person, a silly mom and fun partner who doesn't take herself too seriously. Rarely do I get upset...

Best Glamping Spots for Families in the Texas Hill Country

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Confession: I love the outdoors, but I hate the idea of camping with my kids. I hope I’ll change my mind when they’re older,...

Returning to school, what today’s college students are teaching me

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Last year, at 36, I decided to go back to college and finish out my degree, hopefully entering into a new field. I’d been...

Why Every Mom Needs a Momcation

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Sipping my iced coffee, listening to music that isn’t Disney and enjoying a peaceful solo flight, I reflect back on my weekend. It was...

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...