2018/06/15
Ivory, focus on the important things, mother and daughter

Focus on the Important Things

Some days, I miss the quiet chaos that we existed in when the girls were little.  I know it sounds crazy because I’ve waited so long […]
2018/06/07
teenage girls, teens, raising girls, meghan trainor, mom, raising teens

That Day My Teenage Girl Told Me How She Really Felt

Teenage girls get a bad rap. They are painted as moody, bitchy, argumentative creatures who are just plain mean, even cruel at times and above all […]
2018/05/21
love letter, 11th birthday, love letter to my daughter

Love Letter to my Daughter on her 11th Birthday

This is my love letter to my 11-year-old daughter. It’s hard to believe that the last time I brought a child into the world was 11 […]
2018/05/11
Mother's Day, Mother's Day gift, girl mom

The Greatest Mother’s Day Gift Ever

Moms will tell you they want nothing for Mother’s Day. Some will tell you that you are enough. Your cute little faces and your sticky little […]
2018/05/09
miscarriage, loss, pregnancy, I forgot, fertility, motherlode, babble.com, babble, amy klein

I Forgot to Remember

I Forgot It was a crazy busy day last Tuesday. I was flying across the country. Headed to a conference for this blog. Excited to see […]
2018/04/19
raising teenage girls, teen girls, tween girls, teenage girls, parenting teenage girls

Tips for Raising Teenage Girls and Not Damaging Your Relationship Part 2

If you read last week’s part 1 of tips for raising teenage girls and you’ve returned, welcome back. You are certainly among friends. Raising teen girls is difficult […]
2018/04/12
raising teenage girls, teen girls, tween girls, teenage girls, parenting teenage girls, Madison Hu, Olivia Rodrigo, #DisneySMMC

Tips for Raising Teenage Girls and Not Damaging Your Relationship Part. 1

I’m officially the mom of a tween girl and a teen girl and honestly, I’ve been afraid of raising teenage girls ever since I was a […]
2018/03/21
lying, What to do when you catch a child lying, tween, mom, how to talk to your tween about sex, mother/daughter

What to Do when You Catch a Child Lying

Do you know what to do when you catch a child lying? How do you handle it? Do you call them out? Do you go along […]
2018/02/16
LG SideKick, LG washing system, laundry, laundry hack, how to finally get caught up on laundry

How to Finally get Caught Up on Laundry?

Disclaimer: I have been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free but […]