I’m Not Mourning My Miscarriage

I have seen many women mourn for the babies they had too soon. I have…

Yes, It Was a Long Time Ago

My story is from 26 years ago. I was 17 and a junior in high…

Why I Bought My Daughter a Cell Phone at Age 10

My daughter got her first cell phone for Christmas in 2012. She was 10 years…

How to Prepare Your Kids for a Lockdown Drill at Their School

This week the letter and call came home from my pre-k student’s school. The one…

{One Mom’s Opinion} My Son Is Not Playing Football

Full disclosure: I do not like football. I know this is heresy in south Louisiana,…

{One Mom’s Opinion} Baby-Friendly Hospitals Aren’t Always Mom-Friendly

In the last several generations, birth has gone from a medical procedure where even the…

Why Getting My Teen in Therapy is the Best Decision I Ever Made

I wasn’t one of those pregnant women who had that motherly glow. I wasn’t beautiful…

{One Mom’s Opinion} Putting Your Phone in the Backseat Doesn’t Make You a Bad Mom

Has anyone else come across one or more of the these memes in their social…

Project Homecoming

There are so many exciting things about high school, and I really look back on…

4 Ways to Back to School Shop on the Northshore

As much as I have been trying to ignore it, school is approaching. My kids…