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My New Parenting Style: Chair-enting

On a day when all four of my kids were out of school for some random holiday, it was warm enough to be outside. So we went for a walk to the playground and stayed until my youngest pooped, and we had to go home because I’d forgotten diapers. After changing him and getting everyone […]

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Parenting: It’s a Lonely Matter

I thought I was doing all the right things. I sent him to the best school we could afford. He was involved in every sport and activity he was interested in. He had a great crew of boys and girls who he’s been close with since he was 4 years old. One night when I […]

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Daughters, Please Know This…

In light of much that has happened in the last few years for women and girls, the good and the bad, I want my daughters to know a few important things. We have so many strong, amazing women in the public eye to look at as heroines. Celebrities, politicians, survivors, athletes, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, […]

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Prepare for Spring and Summer Fun in the Water

Thank you to Orange Park Medical Center for preparing families for fun in and around the water this summer! One-year-old Claire Milter was rushed to Orange Park Medical Center’s emergency room two years ago after she was found unresponsive in her home pool. Upon arrival, the emergency team acted fast and were able to quickly resuscitate and stabilize […]

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Good Vibes Only? No, Thanks

You can’t walk down the aisles at Target without being smacked in the face with the latest trendy self-help feel-good platitude plastered on a mug or a sweatshirt. I’m all for gorgeous hand lettering, and Brené Brown is my homegirl, but this constant reminder to “stay positive” and to “manifest your destiny” is getting exhausting. […]

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Living and Loving Our Real Lives (Not Our Best Life)

Mommin’ ain’t easy. We hear this often and we know it to be true, but our social feeds tell us otherwise. With cameras available constantly, we are blessed to be able to capture the everyday moments and memories like no other generation before us. Each everyday moment is often captured in four, five, six or […]

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