I’m overdoing it. There, I said it.

Last week I sat in my car after leaving Kohl's where I was fast and furiously gathering last minute accessories for my sister's wedding on my lunch break. Shoes and jewelry to match my dress, and coordinating outfits for three miniature humans with very different styles. I finished at Kohl's and needed to run into …

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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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