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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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A Mom’s Response to #MeToo

The last few days, my newsfeed has been filled with #MeToo. Seeing women’s public responses has been eye-opening, moving, empowering, and disheartening. Yesterday evening, I scrolled through testimony after testimony about sexual harassment and assault, each story weighing heavier and heavier on my heart. Looking up, my tear-filled eyes first landed on my beautiful daughter, […]

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Three Ideas to Help Keep that Back-to-School Buzz Alive!

“Back-to-School” season is one of my most favorite times of the year.  Stores are lined with rows upon rows of school supplies—new notebooks, fresh pencils, perfect crayons!  Ah, my teacher-heart could burst!  And while going back to school might be both a celebration and lamentation for some parents, more often than not, the kids are […]

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