Motherhood is hard enough as it is... How can we learn to be positive about bodies that don't look anything like the bodies we see in the media?  Our culture is obsessed with the female form. Women's bodies are expected to...
Late last night, my attempt to sleep away from the family (so as not to share my summer cold) officially failed. A tiny visitor had arrived on the couch some time in the night. That's when it hit me:...

Book List for Moms

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Who here loves to read? Or maybe you used to love to read but in the chaos of long nights, diapers and Daniel Tiger you lost it? I am not a super avid reader. I am more of a...
I feel so very lucky that occasionally I have some spare moments in the day! While my life is busy, I do love to give back whenever I can through volunteering.  I am putting this list together for you and...
Growing up, almost all of my friends had siblings. Some of them fought, and some of them got along. Some of them oscillated between fighting and getting along. To this day, when I tell people I'm an only child...
In eleven days I am sending my sweet baby boy off to kindergarten, but who is counting?! How do they expect us to grow a human inside our bodies and then a short 5-6 years later leave them and then just...
  Elderly Primigravida. Not the most flattering adjective to describe a first time, glowing mom to be. But there they were. Those words were on the summary of every prenatal visit I had. I never planned to be 35 and...
When I found out I was pregnant, I had a list of expectations that I had set for myself when I became a mother.  Breastfeeding was at the top of that list.  The benefits of breastfeeding are astounding -...
Being hospitalized after my cesarean section was one of the greatest learning moments in breastfeeding that I never chose to have. I know, it sounds like every mother’s dream, right? But seriously, let me explain. I’m a twin mom. An “advanced...
Family: We're a family of three, plus our 13-year-old dog. Our daughter Tilly is 2.5 years old. Our dog's name is Moose. He's a Jack Russell Terrier-mix. Job: I'm an independent digital marketer and front-end web developer. I'm also a...
The National Institute of Mental Health defines stress as "how the brain and body respond to any demand." With that being said, motherhood affects how we respond to the demand of caring for our little ones.  Being a parent...
Back to school is just around the corner (what?!) and adjusting to the routine can be challenging for everyone. Moms who teach have double the Back to School prep - here are a few ways you can make life...
Part of the allure of living in Flagstaff is that most of us are transplants to this lovely mountain town; but the downside of that fact is that it means we have all left wonderful friendships behind in other...

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When Debbie McGlothlin sent her daughter off to college and son to the military, she found herself searching for ways to bond with them...