As women, we are often judged in relation to our family status. Are you dating? If not, why not? If you are, when are you getting married? If you’re married, when are you having kids? If you’re not having kids, why not? If you have kids, how many more are you going to have? Read More
Have you ever noticed a mom brushing off her children while staring at her phone? Or who seemed constantly overwhelmed and exhausted by the demands of her kids?
It was probably me.Read More
I used to think minimalism was just a hipster trend that meant owning only two outfits, a natural gas car (or better yet, a bike!) and a tiny house in the woods.
Although the word itself has become a trendy buzzword, minimalism means so much more than that.
Being in charge of creating new traditions with our little family is something I didn’t give much thought to before I had kids, but it has unexpectedly been one of my favorite things about motherhood.
I think we women need to talk more about the imperfect parts of family life.
Not in a constantly-complaining or husband-bashing way, because that’s draining and negative. But in a you’re-not-alone, solution-driven way. So, let’s talk.
During a family reunion, my sisters and I (all with different family sizes) got into a discussion about what we should teach our children before they turn eight years old. What do you think is important to teach a child (or at least start a conversation about) before they’re eight? Here’s our shortlist:
When you’re a children’s book lover, putting together a list of favorites is daunting. There are just too many good ones to choose from.
We’re no experts. That’s for sure. But we’re happy most of the time, and that counts for something. Here are some marriage lessons my husband and I have picked up in our 10 years together:
I was born a summer girl. I miss the never-ending warm days of my Australian home.