The Day a Bullet Flew Through Our Home

The Day a Bullet Flew Through Our Home

On the afternoon of Sunday, November 23rd, 2014, a bullet flew through our house. We don’t live...

When It Comes to Manners, We’re Almost There

When It Comes to Manners, We’re Almost There

My six year old daughter is standing across the room, putting together a salad to go with the...

Are you a take-part, take-action parent? Then we want you!

Are you a take-part, take-action parent? Then we want you!

Chocolate bars, wrapping paper, spaghetti dinners. Been there, done that.

My Top 10 Educational TV Shows for Kids

My Top 10 Educational TV Shows for Kids

Last month I wrote a piece for the Mabelhood on the Great Screen Time Debate which generated...

When Something is “UP” With Your Kid

When Something is “UP” With Your Kid

My kids have often encountered little friends along the way who seem to have a few “quirks.” The...

How Justin Bieber Helped Our Family Talk About Mental Health

How Justin Bieber Helped Our Family Talk About Mental Health

Thanks to Justin Bieber I have perfected a look that is part sulk, part confusion, part sex...

My Kids Are Scared of Dogs (Yes, Really)

My Kids Are Scared of Dogs (Yes, Really)

My two boys are scared of dogs. I thought maybe they’d grow out of it with time. They didn’t.

What I've learned since graduating high school

What I've learned since graduating high school

It has been 20 years since I graduated high school.

I’m a Good Mom – But I Suck at Playing With My Kids

I’m a Good Mom – But I Suck at Playing With My Kids

Picture, if you will, the perfect mom. She isn’t too young or too old, and her two beautiful...

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