If you are anxious about being around family this holiday, consider ways to make space for gratitude instead of grumbling. Here are four things to keep in mind, especially in the relationship with your mother-in-law.
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For most children, ear tube surgery can relieve pain often caused by frequent ear infections. Most children with ear tubes do not experience complications and are able to continue on with higher levels of health. However, our story is a little different, in that my 7-year-old son has now had 10 ear tube surgeries because […]
Fortunately, in Tarrant County, ice cream is not limited to the summertime. And, even more fortunate, Fort Worth is home to several locally-produced, amazing ice cream shops that make for a fun and tasty outing.
When we finally nailed the proper size and fitting, I was a new woman. I am not kidding. I instantaneously felt more confident, more poised, and self-assured. I took care of me.
There are seasons when the work/motherhood balance is not just demanding; it’s, frankly, delusional. Juggling meetings, schedules, babysitters, and to-do lists can leave me feeling more like a manager than a mother. Who has which homework due tomorrow? Who has which extra-curricular activity this week? Not to mention the challenge of quality time with my […]
I have a confession to make: For years, I was that mom who screeched into the school parking lot one minute before the bell rang. No sooner had my kids stepped foot into their classrooms when the morning’s pledge of allegiance began. Consequently, they had no time to take a breath or find a seat or […]
For many, the holidays are a time for family reunions and connections, when generations gather around tables to enjoy meals and make memories. Yet, disagreements and divisions within families can range from awkwardness to arguments and even estrangement in some cases. Be it old resentments or jealous rivalries or differences in politics or religion, since […]