This Is The Real Reason I Travel With My Kids When They’re Young

My daughter and I traveled a lot together when she was a baby. Easy and super flexible, she was my favorite little travel buddy. So when my son was...

Camping Sucks When You’re A Mom

Camping sounds great in theory. The great outdoors, fresh air, family bonding time, yada yada yada. But let’s stop trying to fool ourselves that camping qualifies as any form...

Stop Shaming Moms For Taking Time Away From Their Families

A few weeks ago, my husband decided to take time away, motivated by his love for Evanescence and the opportunity to finally meet Amy Lee in person —...

I Don’t Own A Cell Phone And Here’s How It Affects My Kids

According to my kids, I’m like super annoying. Apparently in countless ways. In fact, in ways too numerous to mention here. But for the purpose of this...

Why Every Single Mom Needs Her Own First Wives Club

At 33 years old, having only been married three years and with a 2-year-old on my hip, I pulled the plug on my marriage. Sure, it took...