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4 Types of Negative Nancies and How to Avoid Them

    There’s something spreading rapidly through the local playground, school pick up line, even Starbucks isn’t immune. And no it’s not hand/foot/mouth. Negativity. This contagious condition is carried by most of us moms. We’re infecting ourselves and even more alarmingly, our kids. I will be the first to say that a good ole complain […]

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Let’s End the Mompology!

At a recent meeting of the most brilliant, kind, independent, well-meaning moms I know, I observed the number of times we apologized to one another. Would you believe, though none of us had committed any actual wrongdoings, the word sorry was used over one hundred times? That, my friends, is a mompology epidemic. What the heck is a […]

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Talking to Children About Race: Facing the Elephant in the Room

Discussions with my boys about race has always been in the abstract. More akin to a current events class than anything else.  They have grown up surrounded by a diverse group of great friends who base friendship on which Star Wars movie is their favorite and not on race, religion, or nationality.  It’s quite beautiful […]

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7 Backyard Games for Summer FUN!

Some of my fondest memories from childhood are running through the neighborhood on those extra steamy summer evenings playing night games with all of the other kids from the hood. It truly is a magical time for children and is such a great opportunity for parents to get to engage & interact with their kiddos. […]

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