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 …

Check me out on Scary Mommy today! – Confessions of a Worrying Mother

You can read this post over on Scary Mommy! *This post appeared on Scary Mommy Sept. 10, 2015 Growing up, I went to Catholic school, dutifully and regularly going to confession wherein we admitted our wrong-doings to the priest. I’ll 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 …

I hope my child grows up to be…To Be.

My daughter starts school next week. I cannot believe how quickly our summer break flew by! Back to early mornings, homework, tests, games; inevitably busy schedules. I’ve spent most of her years wondering and worrying about what she’ll “become”. Do 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 …

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 …