My baby, Izabel, was 24 hours old when she was diagnosed with a heart condition and transported to a completely different hospital from me and her twin sister. The time after her birth and diagnosis was a confusing and painful...
I am the whitest white girl in America. My hair is so light that my eyelashes are invisible unless coated with a heavy dose of mascara. “Have you been crying?” is a question that my own mother routinely asks...
Can we stop the shaming? There is enough negativity in today's society and adding more isn't creating a healthy world for anyone. Think of it this way - if it was your sister, mom, friend, or self, being talked about...
I think we can all agree - on the whole, 2020 simply stunk. But there's no reason 2021 has to be that way, especially when it comes to your diaper pail. We've all been there. You go to change the...
I stare at my little girl intently as she combs through her long dark locks in front of the mirror. I swear she was just a baby with only a little fine hair yesterday. Now her plump cheeks are...
"I'm pregnant!" The phrase that is the green light for others to begin giving you things: congratulations, hand me downs, gifts for baby and ugh.....advice. You will get so much advice - wanted and otherwise - that you will...
Have you ever unplugged? Virtual learning has us on screens a ton! Add in all the TV shows, video games, and tablet time, and our family was on screens way too much. So much, that one day my kids...
Mothers. We put a lot of our identity on the back burner, don’t we? Careers, friendships, writing that book, or running the marathon? We keep telling ourselves that we’ll get to it once the kids are a little older....
For months I have been drooling over the gorgeous, themed, playdough sensory kits taking over my social media feeds. You know, the ones with all-natural playdough, countless accessories and tools, and are available in adorable themes - dinosaurs, pets,...