I have an ultra-healthy friend. Everything she eats is nutritious (well, almost everything).  She has super healthy habits, and she exercises hard all the time! I certainly admire her discipline, […]

Moms come to expect long tiring days, especially during those years when the kids are young. Each day involves feeding little faces, wiping up little faces, and changing tons of […]

You know those days where you set out to accomplish everything — Those days when you are ready to conquer the world! Those days when you decide you will cross […]

A restaurant on a Friday night can be a happening place. Friends are meeting up, families are spending time together, and people are hanging out. That was the general feel […]

I suspect we want our children to respond calmly when things don’t go as they’d hope. We’d also like it if our kids didn’t snap at each other. And we […]

Half a banana two hours prior wasn’t cutting it. I tried to workout, but there simply wasn’t enough calories to provide the fuel I needed. Consequently, my treadmill went slower […]

In my opinion, the moments after walking in the door after an outing are the craziest. I imagine this changes as children get older. But for years it has felt […]

There have been a handful of times I’ve been late to pick up my elementary aged daughters. Losing track of time is the usual culprit. In my mad dash to […]

During the blur of my first pregnancy, I received a simple piece of advice that I never forgot. I only have a guess as to who told it to me […]