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Hurricane Irma through the Eyes of a Mom

Category FIVE. Two of the most frightening words to any Floridian, or anyone living in a coastal area for that matter. Since I grew up on a barrier island in North Carolina, I’ve seen my fair share of storms. My favorite stuffed animal, along with most of my other worldly belongings, were ruined by the […]

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Dealing With Loss As a Mother

The last conversation I had with my brother was the week before Christmas. I was driving home from work, talking about what to get our niece. “Alright, I gotta go, I’m off to the gym,” he said. “Okay, I’ll talk to you later, Love you.” “I love you, too.” It’s how we usually ended conversations. He […]

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Saying No Mo’ to FOMO

FOMO = Fear of Missing Out. We missed a pool party.  I didn’t forget.  I didn’t miss the date on my calendar. I didn’t have other plans. I just decided not to go. Today the girls and I spent most of the morning in our pajamas.  We watched Moana on the laptop while they drew […]

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No schedule? No problem!

So ladies..stop and ask yourself for a moment, “Am I an overly schedule-obsessed mom or is your weekly schedule a more ‘I go with the flow’ approach?” I have a little good news for you..there is no right or wrong.  It is whatever works best for YOUR family. If you are anything like me, you […]

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I Pushed My Daughter Off the Boat

It was a beautiful, not-yet-too-humid summer morning in south Florida. My father had offered to take us all out on his boat, so right after breakfast I did the thirty-minute circus called “getting four children ready to go somewhere.” The girls were all super excited about this adventure, especially our eldest. Like many Floridian kids, […]

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Embrace the Strong Will

When I found out my daughter was going to be born in October, I knew right away what to expect from a Libra. Between my husband and I, we have six family members born in October, including my husband and my sister. I knew right away that my daughter was going to be a lot […]

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The Secret Is..There Is No Secret

The elusive secret of what makes a perfect mother has evaded us for years. Is it the mom who stays home to be with her children all day so that she is the one nurturing them 24/7? Or is it the mom who works full time so that she can show her children what it […]

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It Takes a Village to Raise a Mom

It takes a village to raise a mom, or at least to keep her sane. We all know that motherhood, with all its joy and love and homemade macaroni necklaces, also comes with trials we couldn’t comprehend before these tiny dictators came into our lives—tantrums over which bowl is presented for breakfast, seismic meltdowns in […]

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