Category Archives: Mom

What to Do When Your Child Gets in Trouble at School

What to Do When Your Child Gets in Trouble at School

Before I had children, I  had this fantasy in which I had perfect kids. I know all kids aren’t perfect, but mine would be. I imagined that when we went to church or school or really anywhere, they would be so well-behaved and exemplary even random strangers would comment to me about what a delight…

Stay-at-home Mom Problems: First Day of School

Stay-at-home Mom Problems: First Day of School

We finally went back to school this week in Michigan. I think we’re one of the last places in the country. You know how it is. Come June you can’t wait for school to get out and summer to begin. By the end of August you’re pulling out your hair and counting down the days…

Nature’s Bakery Fig Bars Giveaway #FigLove

Nature’s Bakery Fig Bars Giveaway #FigLove

This post was created in partnership with Nature’s Bakery. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I’m always looking for healthy snack options for the boys.  It’s not easy to find something they like that’s also good for them. But David and Wade both love Nature’s Bakery Fig Bars. These fig bars are made with…

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Forty is the New Thirty: A Wrinkle in Time

Forty is the New Thirty: A Wrinkle in Time

Is 40 the new 30? Why is 40 the new 30? What does that even mean? What happened to the old 40 anyway? These are questions I’m asking at I close in on the big four O myself. In eight months I’ll be 40. I look in the mirror and take stock. There’s the face…

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