It hit me. Not only did I really need a nap, because I was trying to get a cat to talk, but it also made me step back and really think about the time I spend with Avery. I spend so much of it working on the things she’s doing in therapy that I tend […]
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But, I’ve gotta tell you . . . there is something to the bickering that adds dimension to their relationships. In their jockeying for position or insistence on being right, they’re figuring out what it means to resolve conflict. Bickering often happens when they’re bored, and since I believe that boredom is good for kids, […]
On May 20, 2017, from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. we had the BEST time hanging with 150 of our Bloom buddies. That’s right — from attendees to vendors to panelists to workshop presenters — we all gathered together at Bloom 2017 to talk about those very first stages of motherhood: pregnancy through those first two […]
I believe in summers that aren’t always scheduled and where kids can get bored. I’m also a fan of little adventures and getting out and about, even if it’s not planned in advance. I have found that a little preparation during the summer allows me to have more of a “go with the flow” attitude […]
I want to address your behavior at the recent fundraising dinner where I worked as a server at your table. I want to confront you for your obnoxious advances, and for the inappropriate way you grasped the back of my leg halfway between my knee and buttock.
Carrying on my mom’s unscheduled summer tradition was born out of necessity, but I wholeheartedly recommend it to everyone. In our house, summer is blessedly slow . . . kind of like it’s still 1987, but with less jelly shoe and more Amazon Prime. It’s a beautiful thing, friends.
Most American women will develop fibroids at some point in their lives. In fact, National Institutes of Health reports by age 50, 70 percent of caucasians and 80 percent of African Americans had fibroids. Fibroids are growths of uterine muscle that are usually spherical. Uterine fibroids are the most common noncancerous tumors in women of […]