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Fill Your Cup

The other day, a friend of mine posted this on her Facebook: Remember to take care of yourself. You can't pour from an empty cup.  This is especially convicting for me because I have been very focused on my first word…

Bright Mom: Mandy

My motherhood journey is just winging it. I think that you just have to find what works for you. There's a lot of noise as a mom in this age. There's always a blog about breastfeeding vs bottle feeding, or spanking…

Our Song

There's a wonderful full circle feeling when Stella requests I play "Your Song" in the car. "The loud version," she says, meaning the one sung by Ewan McGregor in Moulin Rouge, rather than the classic Elton John track. I love them…

50 Working Parent Weekends

If you're a working parent who longs to stay home with your children, I advise you don't look at your paycheck too closely. I'm kidding, of course... But be warned--there is a spot on the check that tells you how many hours you've…