Monthly Archives: September 2019

Dear mom… you’re right.

My daughter is 6 years old and in the first grade. Every day after school, I open her backpack to check her folder for any worksheets that have been sent home or papers that might need signed. Last night, this particular paper caught my eye. My initial reaction was something along the lines of, ‘Wow. […]

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Dear Daughter… I promise you’ll forever be my little girl

See that pink ballerina standing next to her momma? Let me tell you a little story about that girl. You see, she’s four-years-old and last week, her preschool sent a paper home with instructions for her to think about what she wanted to be when she grew up and return to school Wednesday dressed as […]

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Let the kids be kids

Sometimes, the irony of a moment amazes me. Yesterday, I was busy cleaning around the house – you know, doing all the chores that seem to never end (dishes, laundry, and endless toy pickup). I walked past my son’s room and saw him lying in bed holding the iPad inches from his face. He looked […]

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I want to be a ‘yes mom’

Let’s talk about this morning’s moment in motherhood…. “Sophia, you need to get dressed and put your shoes on!” “Ok, mom! Can I wear a dress?” “Yes, you can wear a dress!” “Can I wear my butterfly dress?” “Yes, you can wear your butterfly dress. Now get dressed!” “Can I wear my headband?” “Yes, you […]

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