When my daughter was a baby, anyplace with a drive-thru became my best friend. I needed food and it was winter in Minnesota. With temperatures below zero, I refused to leave the comfort of my car and those amazing...
What is your communication with other parents, should you call them? I know it is definitely different from when my mom and dad were raising us. It is going to sound pretty funny but when I was a kid,...
Grandmother or Mom? Sitting in the food court area at Sam’s Club, a gray-haired gentleman walked by and asked, “Taking care of the grandson today?” Was I really just mistaken for a grandmother? I froze. How would I respond? My son...
As moms, we want our kids to spend less time on electronics. We want them to focus on school, friendships, and develop their talents instead of mindlessly scrolling social media, watching YouTube, and playing video games. We encourage them...
  Happy New Year! I love January! It feels like a fresh start and a great time to think about your family routine. As parents, we reflect on the previous year and think about our resolutions for the new year....
Before I begin, I should let you know that I’m a dad. So, what’s a dad doing writing on a mom’s blog anyway? Well, I feel like I have had something rolling around in my head that I want...
I've been hearing some people say that in lieu of an actual list of specific resolutions, they have mindset resolutions. I really liked this positive twist on the old practice. I also thought it would be a great thing for...
We are constantly bombarded with holiday media telling us to buy, buy, buy. It can be tempting to get just one more good deal in the form of a toy for our kids at Christmas. But what do you...
It may feel like summer, but believe it or not, it’s Christmas in Florida, too. However, since we’re more about white sandy beaches than a blanket of snow, getting into the spirit requires some creativity. Take it from a...
Post-Halloween reality check: Holiday guests will be arriving in less than three weeks. That's 21 days or less to get your house guest worthy. Incoming guests give me Super Mama Vision--my eyes zoom in on all of the dust,...

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