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Parenting

The Many Moods Of A Work-At-Home Mom

While I’m fortunate to be a work-at-home mom, each day is a roller coaster of emotions. There is no divide between my life as a mom and my career and every move I make is is a multi-tasking miracle. Stressful, much? You bet. Here’s what my average day is like: It’s 6:30 am, and my […]

Tips and Tricks

6 Ways To Help Your Child With Back-To-School Anxiety

Does your kid have back-to-school jitters? The start of a new school year after a summer break is full of school supplies, paperwork, and new lunch ideas. But with all the frenzy of back-to-school preparation, we as moms might forget that our children are having some anxiety about starting a new classroom, with new peers—they […]

Parenting

This Is What I Want Out Of A Momcation

Last week I took a plane to a big city I had never been to for a super exciting work trip. When I arrived at my destination, I had hours until I had to do the work thing; if you can call hanging out with other mother writers and getting pampered work. I was talking […]

Parenting

Parenting Advice: Love Your Children

A new mom on my moms’ board asked the members for a list of their favorite parenting books. Suggestions flew in while I sat at my keyboard and wondered if Erma Bombeck and Bill Cosby—the parenting “experts” of my youth—counted.