One Day I’ll Miss It, But Right Now I Welcome It.

Anyone who's ever been to my house knows my young daughters are stage 400 clingers. They are mama's girls. And physical space...well, I need some of it. Like one inch at least. So when we were at the beach on vacation a few weeks ago and they were...OVER THERE...I sat wondering what to do with …

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‘Twas the Night Before Christmas…with 3 Kids

Reading the classic, "A Visit from St. Nicholas" by Clement C. Moore remains a favorite holiday tradition of mine. As I was flipping through the pages the other day, it inspired a mom-adapted version which is in no way meant to undermine the beauty of this original poem, and in every way meant to make …

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To My Daughters: We Need All Types of Leaders

A common scene for me: baby on my hip, an obedient 6-year-old standing quietly at my side and the wild one over there refusing to leave, laying on the ground screaming, "NO!!" A common response from kind moms taking pity on me: You know that just means one day, she'll be a leader. While I'll …

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