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It was a new neighborhood, a new school, and I had the new kids. We nervously arrived on the first day of school, immediately passing a group of chattering moms taking photos of their kids...

Today started unusually chaotic and rushed. The kids slept in since they’d been up late all week trying to catch up on middle school stuff. As we all buzzed around the house, looking for this,...

Boys will be empathetic. Boys will be kind. Boys will be brave. Boys will be good listeners. Boys will be intelligent. Boys will be love. Boys will be good friends. Boys will be good brothers....

My wish for you, daughter, May you always see the beauty in nature: oceans, trees, and mountains. May you always know your body is a temple, designed perfectly and beautifully....

A Few Things I Want To Share With My Kids As They Head Back To School. Find strength in your gifts and humility in your weaknesses. Choose being courageous over being perfect....

It’s petty. I know. But. For. Gosh. Darn. Sake. (Trust me. I could say it differently, but there are children present, after all). I digress. What is so hard about it? The car line....

If you have ever made running a habit, then you know. No matter how long it’s been since your last one, you are still a runner. It is in your bones, your blood; it rests...

When did this happen? I swear it was literally yesterday. They were in diapers and cribs and highchairs and nursing and eating rice cereal. I carried a super cute diaper bag, and my shirt was...

There are a few things I want to share with my daughter about this strangely awesome rollercoaster ride she’s about to take called middle school. Wear a bra. Otherwise known as an over-the-shoulder-boulder-holder. ...

Ten Awesome Things About Getting Older: 1. You no longer care what people think. You own your style, your flaws, your awesomeness. Cuz you ain’t got time for no janky nonsense....

Three years ago after my family’s full-court-press begging and pleading, we adopted our pup. And she was worth the wait. Our dog has taught us: Love is unconditional. And bonding is important....

And in other news… It’s true what you’ve heard: SON, YOU STINK. In almost every way (well, your inner-parts aside). First, let’s just talk about your pits. They are rank. At least after a shower...

To my teenage son, Here you are. Standing on the doorstep of total teenage-ness. Brace yourself, buddy, they don’t refer to them as the years of angst for nothin’. There will be irrational emotions that...