Mom Confessions
Summer

Schedule-Free Summers Aren’t Realistic For Working Moms

Every year around this time, the Internet explodes with articles encouraging families to toss their virtual agendas and let kids enjoy a schedule-free summer. These posts wax on about how special it was to grow up in the eighties and nineties without the modern pressure we have to over-excel. With babies enrolling in gymnastics classes […]

Education

Here’s Why I Could Never Homeschool My Kids

Homeschooling seems to be on the rise. And I gotta say, I really top my hat off to the moms who homeschool their kids. I am sure these moms have good reasons to teach their kids at home, but when my oldest entered kindergarten last year, it didn’t even cross my mind. I love my […]

Gift Guides

16 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Moms Who Swear

Mother’s Day is coming and if we can keep it real for a sec, we don’t all want flowers or brunch. Or maybe in addition to flowers and brunch, we want something a little extra. Something a little special and unique, that really reflects our personality. I don’t know about your favorite moms, but mine […]

dining out

Eating Out With Our Kids Is Too Much Work For Us

My girls and I met my husband for lunch the other day. They were both home from school and I thought it’d be a fun treat to meet Daddy for a nice sit-down at a restaurant. I suppose my motherhood amnesia made me forget that damn near every time we eat out (anywhere) it is […]

license to parent

Women’s History Month: Meet Alechia Reese

March is National Women’s History Month, a month dedicated to celebrating the achievements and contributions women have made to society. For an entire thirty-one days, we highlight and salute women who are making strides and shattering norms. This Women’s History Month, we’re taking a look at some everyday moms who inspire us. They are truly powerful, motivated, […]