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A Case for Paternity Leave

Paternity leave is fairly uncommon here in America. In fact, when I told some people that my husband would be taking a paternity leave with our third baby, several had never even heard of the phrase paternity leave. Back in 2012 when my oldest was born, my husband was working full time as a nurse […]

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We are Women. We are Mothers. We are Silence Breakers.

I’m not one for uncomfortable conversations.  Correction: I used to be. Politics. Money. Religion. Sex. Anything that could cause an argument, kick up a dust storm of accusations, force lines to be drawn or shock the seemingly calm waters of social niceties, had me hiding or running for the hills. And then I became a […]

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Taking Care of Yourself as a Parent

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by The Parenting Center. Taking Care of Yourself as a Parent Once school starts, family life becomes more hectic. From the fall breaks to picking costumes for Halloween to fall festivals and trunk-or-treat to deciding where the family will spend the holidays on top of balancing work and extra-curricular […]

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Why I Bake from Scratch May Surprise You

Why I Bake From Scratch May Surprise You

I will admit that I feed my girls drive-thru easily once a week. Dry cereal in a Mardi Gras cup for breakfast? Check. We are go-go-go. That is likely no surprise for any busy mom. I’m living out the “hustle doesn’t sleep” business owner life, burning the midnight oil pushing out new content, writing proposals, […]

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