Over at The Mom Initiative

I’m so honored to be part of the mom team over at The Mom Initiative!     It’s an amazing group of women, and it’s a great site, filled with…

The lesson in the pet aisle at Target…

*post originally published 2009 My daughter and I walked into Target and headed straight for the pet aisle. She had around $40.00 left on a gift card she’d been saving,…

A Man Named Ted…

*Post originally published in 2009 and in the book Kirtsy Takes a Bow – A Celebration of Women’s Online Favorites. There’s a man named Ted who lives in a senior…

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Being a happy mom isn’t about sailing through motherhood. It’s not about having it all together or having the best kids. And it’s not about perfection. Motherhood can be chaotic,…

He Heard Hannah

*There’s a giveaway at the end of this, so don’t leave without entering to win! When I first heard from Lynnette Kraft (she’s a friend of my friend Joanne Kraft)…

You’re pretty

I was walking into the locker room at the gym the other day when a woman passed me and said, out of the blue, “You’re pretty.” I did sort of a…

For you, the single mom…

I’ve been really touched by the stories of a couple single moms in my life lately and I felt the need to run this post again (originally published in 2010). If…