I was standing off to the side watching my 16-year-old daughter and her friends take selfies after a soccer banquet, and I saw it. She had found her tribe. The girls who would be there for the moments —...
I’m finally coming to terms with my love-hate relationship with social media. I just saw another one of my old high school friends got married this weekend, and another one just popped out baby no. two, always exciting content....
Being a mama ain’t easy. Life is just plain busy for everyone I know. After dealing with morning drop-offs, meltdowns, bickering, mealtimes, laundry, naps (or nap refusal), and afternoon pickups, we often just want a mental escape. Sometimes, the...
If you go online and dare criticize a woman — any woman — for anything, no matter how gentle, no matter how constructive, no matter how necessary, there's a good chance you'll face an avalanche of other women accusing...
Difference is what makes us unique and beautiful. Our differences can cross all sorts of social and cultural experiences, and that sometimes requires reaching out of our immediate circles to find ways to embrace and learn to support communities...
For a long period of time, I felt like I was missing out on a key piece of Millennial Motherhood. (Side note: I am at the elder end of the millennial thing and still can’t fully grasp that I...
"Wait. There are timers for your nipples?" I sat smugly in the corner at yet another baby shower, and this was the response I blurted out when the mom-to-be was overcome with jubilation opening the gift that was her breastfeeding timer....
I remember being 10 years old. I was sassy, bossy, and had a boy I called my “boyfriend” (cringe) — I thought I was hot stuff for the fourth grade. Fast forward a few decades, and my 10-year-old fourth...
I cried almost every night when I found out. I didn’t want to go. I love to travel, but my feet were firmly planted in Texas soil. There is an unmatched pride that Texans have, and it felt like...
Summer is in full swing, and with time off of school comes prime family vacation time. Whether you have an epic trip overseas or a laidback weekend at the beach planned, family vacations are a great way to get...
Mom dating. It can be rough out there. Since becoming a mom and having my whole world, schedule, activities and mental health flipped upside down, I've been on a fierce hunt for mom friends. But it's a tricky endeavor....
I know what you may be thinking. “I cannot believe she said, 'proudly black'! What does that even mean? I bet if I said I was 'proudly white,' I’d get called a racist!” Well, you’re probably right on that...

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