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Emojis, The Great Parenting Divide

  Let's get this one fact straight: I am a classic Nerd. In Middle School, did I wear the RIGHT jeans to the RIGHT skating party...

6 Ways I Wasn’t Prepared For A Special Needs Child

I am often called upon to meet with parents who have a newly diagnosed 2e child. 2e, or "Twice Exceptional" is a broad term...

Why Cleaning Schedules Don’t Work: The Board Game

If you subscribe to Mother-centric Facebook advice pages, you probably find them informative, helpful, dramatic, and occasionally entertaining. I find the repetition of advice...

I’m Not Winning Christmas

It should be noted that my resume for things like "over-the-top holidays" and "ridiculous crafting projects" is long; very, very long, and probably covered...

My 9 Non-Regrets of Being a SAHM

"Why I Regret Being A Stay At Home Mom" by Lisa Endlich Heffernan gave me great pause. She listed 9 reasons she wished she...

An Ode To The Family Photo

This piece is dedicated to all Mothers who attempt year after year (rather fruitlessly), to take family portraits. The Moms who dream of hanging...

Why I Won’t Wear My Cancer Ribbon

I suppose I may be a "Study of 1" on this issue, but there's no getting away from this fact: I've experienced a lot...

15 Ways HGTV Ruined The Housing Market

We are moving for the first time in 9 years, and now knee-deep in the selling process, I realize HGTV has ruined the housing...

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