Raising Kids

A Mom Dresses Her Almost Teen Daughter

I find myself at a tricky time in my life. And not just because I am researching “What do you do with the sagging skin near the knee?” No, in this instance I am finding it difficult to shop for … Continue reading

A Mom Has A Parenting Fail

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I’ve always maintained that this parenting thing is tricky. Scott and I were 30 and 27 respectively with our first kid. And like most first time parents, except for those who take the classes, and child proof months ahead, and … Continue reading

A Mom Finally Brags

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So the other night I was out with kind of a new friend. We went through the getting to know you part. Then, the question. So, do you work? Even though I have been writing for some time now, I … Continue reading

Are Daughters Like Boomerangs?

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I’m going to confess something right now. While I’m truly always empathetic when talking to my friends about certain issues, in my head I would whisper, “Jen, this isn’t going to happen to you.” Like a few years ago, when … Continue reading

A Mom Creates An Advice Baby Registry

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Last night I was so excited to check out my friend’s baby registry. It’s crazy. My oldest is almost 16, and so much has changed with baby registries and what’s out there now for a baby. I bought her a … Continue reading