They Get Around

There are two parts of my body that get a lot of action these days. They put a smile on my face, and never seem to stop moving.  Yes, I’m talking about my feet. These two pedicured laborers have allowed me to escape a few times this summer. I didn’t want them to feel unappreciated, so I … Continue reading They Get Around

The Value of Prioritizing the Parent-Child Relationship and Family Time

  My dad’s friend brought me a parenting article from the Canadian newspaper, The Globe and Mail. It’s titled, “Are we the worst parents ever?” It’s an excerpt from Leonard Sax’s new book The Collapse of Parenting: How We Hurt Our Kids When We Treat Them Like Grown-Ups. Sax is an American psychologist and practicing family physician. … Continue reading The Value of Prioritizing the Parent-Child Relationship and Family Time

I’m a Mommy Cliche

  Even though I haven’t given up my heels or sense of style (as discussed in I Still Rap In My Leather Pants), I have surrendered to practicality. I’ve fully delved into the once unimaginable stereotypes of parenthood. In other words, I’ve become that trademark of motherhood I thought I’d never be. Easy Spirits with a pencil … Continue reading I’m a Mommy Cliche

My Interview With Dr. Laura Markham on Parenting Siblings

Do you recognize this sweet face? This is clinical psychologist, Dr. Laura Markham. You’ve probably read her parenting tips without knowing it because she is EVERYWHERE (Today Show, AhaParenting.com, The Wall Street Journal, Psychology Today, Redbook). For this reason, I’m so grateful she took the time to speak with me! We spoke about how to handle our kids when they … Continue reading My Interview With Dr. Laura Markham on Parenting Siblings