The 13 Best Things About Parenting a 13-Year-Old Girl

parenting a 13-year-old girl

*this post contains affiliate links for which I could be compensated   My daughter just turned 13 at the end of last month. I would include a picture of her birthday celebration here, but I’m entirely sure I’d get it wrong.   Read More …

Why Animal Mothers Eat Their Young

 *This post does contain affiliate sponsored links, for which I could be compensated. It’s horrifying, really, the idea of mothers eating their young. But it’s the circle of life. Nature is sometimes violent, and within some species, eating their young Read More …

Summer break. Increased wine consumption. Just a coincidence.

  Kill Devil Hills, Outer Banks, North Carolina   *This post contains affiliate links for which I could be compensated. Summer break starts now! I love the idea of the entire summer stretched out before us. Swimming, picnics, farmer’s markets, road Read More …

Family vacations are a great idea. In theory.

Spring break vacations have begun all over the United States; and for many families, especially those looking to escape the cold, they’ll be venturing to somewhere fabulous to maybe enjoy the sunshine, sleep in late, nosh on seafood, relax with Read More …

Measles and Vaccines, We Are All Doing the Best We Know How to Do

According to CNN ( http://cnn.it/1K7oldk), the CDC has documented 102 cases of measles in January, causing a media frenzy and once again, dredging up the debate over whether or not to vaccinate. We hear about this topic from time to time Read More …

Is taking care of yourself your last priority?

So, we’re adults. Or at least that’s what we call ourselves (I sometimes need to remind my husband). Most of us have careers, and many of us are parents. We’re busy taking care of everyone and everything…else. Is taking care Read More …

Are you the mom judging me?

***Today’s guest post written by Stephanie MacDonald. Follow Stephanie on twitter, https://twitter.com/stephmacsaid *** To shave or not to shave?  That is tonight’s question. As I sit here in bed eating my gluten-free, dairy-free, flavor-free cake (oh, it is SO good to Read More …