Posts filed under: Lifestyle

Stigma Leads to LGBT Parenting Issues: Hilary’s Story of Raising a Daughter with 2 Moms

Have you ever felt like someone was judging you? I’m sure you have. Everyone has. People judge others based on literally everything. It may be your clothes, hair, friends. The... Read More

Dear Everyone, Let’s Be Honest About the Postpartum Experience

Let’s just be honest here, y’all. Even if you had an “easy” birthing experience (I use quotes because, does such a thing really exist?), the postpartum experience is a beast.... Read More

Kid Friendly New Years Eve Party Ideas

We all remember the days when we could spend HOURS leading up to New Years Eve planning what we would wear, where we would eat, with whom we’d party until... Read More

The Gifts I Want are Not What You Think, Mom. Love, Your Toddler

Dear Mom (and Dad, Santa, and all the other people who buy me things), I know you have big plans for me this year, and I get it. After all,... Read More

Christmas Traditions for Kids When You Don’t Do Santa

Most Christmas traditions for kids include Santa Claus, but not in every house. Here's how to not do Santa while keeping the magic of Christmas alive.... Read More

2 Fun & Festive Holiday Party Ideas for Kids

The holidays are basically oversaturated with opportunities for kids to eat wayyy too much sugar and run around like tiny crazy people. Perhaps this year you’re feeling the festivities, or... Read More

Five Tips for Getting Through Grief During the Holidays

There are a number of reasons we experience grief during the holidays. Loss of someone you love, work struggles, health crises, and so much more can all make the holidays... Read More

The Universal Realm of Motherhood: Why We Must Help Haiti NOW

It’s a relatively cool day for a tropical climate. A lovely, comfortable 78 degrees. But in Madaline’s small, cinder block home, the mood of its inhabitants in no way reflects... Read More

Moving with Kids: 4 Ways to Help Your Child Cope

We’ve talked previously about why we feel “mom guilt” and how we can overcome it. I often find myself battling bouts of mom guilt, and it was pretty intense when... Read More

3 Best Diaper Bag Alternatives To Simplify Your Life

Tired of cluttered diaper bags? Me too! That’s why I’m sharing the best diaper bag alternative, plus tips for choosing and organizing a diaper bag.... Read More