Learning about struggles of minorities opened up my eyes to a different world I knew nothing about. I never experienced discrimination or racism. I went through my whole life unscathed because I had assimilated so well. I knew nothing of illegal deportations, school segregation, or lynchings that Mexican-Americans endured.
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Listen; I’m not saying we play pretend and cover up and try to project a façade of some perfect life. I’m just saying: Remember as you post and share that this bathtub beauty will one day be a tweenager who will have opinions about how many people saw her in her birthday suit, even if the […]
Use creative consequences. If you need to, take your kids out of school and homeschool them for a bit, have them pick up dog poop for a week, make them walk home from school, or sign them up to serve others in some capacity. When you do something special with your kids, try to buy […]
If your dad wasn’t your first love or your house was unsafe, you’re not alone. And choosing a spouse or partner the total opposite of your toxic parent(s) was a wise decision. You CAN be the end of the line of angry people. Their story doesn’t have to be yours, and your story doesn’t have […]
We’ve polled social media, sent out the call for local photogs, and are happy to present the “Guide to Local Photographers.” We hope it is a helpful resource as you make photography decisions for your family.
We give to others to the point that we have little to offer our partner, let alone ourselves. Sometimes, the best thing to do is to pass the clipboard. It’s healthier for you as a person and as a mom to dial back occasionally to be present to all that is going on in the […]
I know myself well enough to know that if no kids are at home, I won’t be there either. I’m not a homebody, don’t like alone time, and prefer a challenge. Being a wife and mother are the most important things to me, but they aren’t the sum of who and what I am. There’s […]