Tag: Mom

Dear Soccer Mom: This Is How You Make A Good Player

My last soccer game (not as a soccer mom but as a player) was the week before my doctor confirmed my pregnancy. The appointment...

Do You Speak Mom? Take The Quiz!

WTH are all these acronyms about?! When I was pregnant, I prepared as best as I could. I read the books. I went to the...

Fall Activities in Orange County

There are so many fun Fall activities in Orange County.  Which is why we've compiled a list of the ones we think are worth...

Fall Fun Runs and Races in Orange County

As the weather cools down finding a fun run or race to do is a great fall activity. We are so excited to help you...

The Last Of The Firsts After Having Three Kids

This week, one of my best friends brought me into her inner world to tell me that she was newly pregnant after years of...

Mom Guilt, It’s Time For A Break Up

  Mom Guilt. Two little words that often linger in a mother's head and cause undue suffering. If you're a mother, and I'm going to...

Why I Need To Stop Feeling Guilty For Being A Stay-At-Home...

I am a stay-at-home mom. I am also a feminist. Do these things inherently negate each other? They don't have to and I am...
let's stop the mommy shaming

Let’s Stop The Mommy (And Daddy) Shaming Now!

Don't pretend it doesn't exist or you haven't participated in it.... You know you have! If not of another mom, then you have for...

How Life Got In The Way, Part 4: Our “Secret”

This post is part of my series called "How Life Got In The Way," which is about what has happened during my year-long “hiatus”...

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Disclosure:: This guide is brought to you care of our many local & national gift guide sponsors! Thank you to those that supported the creation...

Princesses Aren’t So Bad Afterall

I don’t mind my girls wanting to be princesses, not anymore. I consider myself a feminist.  A woman should be so much more than a...

How to Talk to Your Children (and Yourself) About Violence

How to talk to children about violence, has been on my mind a lot in the last year. I've been wanting to write this...

Sometimes Being a Mom is Freaking Hard.

Sometimes being a mom is harder than freaking hard - if I could use stronger language I would.  I don't know if anyone else...

Last Minute DIY Gift Idea For Kids

If you're like me, and hopefully you aren't, you're still scrambling to get those last minute gifts covered.  You might be looking through your...

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