When You Thought it Would Be Different: Reconciling the Adulthood You Live With the One You Dreamed

I thought that it would be different. I thought I would know more. I thought I would have more: more time, more confidence, more energy. I never thought at my age that I would look at a word like “more” and feel uncertain because although I’ve seen, written and read it thousands of times, it… Continue reading When You Thought it Would Be Different: Reconciling the Adulthood You Live With the One You Dreamed

10 Tips for a Smooth Back to School

Once again, the freedom.. I mean the school bells are ringing and although we will soon find a few more hours at home sans chaos, the school year seems to come with it's own set of complications.  Whether you are an all hands on deck parent, who completes the science fair project for their kid,… Continue reading 10 Tips for a Smooth Back to School

Get Your Gas Pedal Unstuck: How to be Present as a Mother 

One time I was driving home from a night out in Manhattan. It was late, so the roads were pretty empty, which was really good because my gas pedal just happened to get stuck. I panicked for about twenty seconds, which seemed like forever, but then I managed to come up with a plan. I… Continue reading Get Your Gas Pedal Unstuck: How to be Present as a Mother 

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Best Ways For Moms To Spend Child Free Time

What I am about to describe, I call the no kids paradox.  Picture this.  It’s the moment every parent dreams of.  Either Grandma, or some God sent individual requests, or agrees after some whining, to take your kids off your hands.  If you had plans already, then you are too busy or distracted to notice… Continue reading Best Ways For Moms To Spend Child Free Time