Passions, Pottery, and the Pursuit of Progress: Q&A with Foster & Feed Owner Melissa Alkire

Finding Your Passion(s) with Foster & Feed Earlier this year I put out a survey for readers about career development topics they would like to read about. One topic that came through loud and clear was “finding your passion.” This Read more…


How To Survive Daylight Savings With Kids (And Without Coffee)

Surviving daylight savings with kids

Daylight Savings with Kids: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly   I have to admit something that might get me kicked out of the sisterhood of motherhood… I don’t drink coffee. Sometimes I even question it myself. Like, do I Read more…


The 1 Thing That Saved My First Day Back To Work After Maternity Leave

What to expect when you are going back to work after maternity leave, and how to make it through day 1

What To Expect When You’re Expecting (To Go Back to Work After Maternity Leave)   Tomorrow is my best friend’s first day back to work after maternity leave. I wrote this for her because years ago a friend made my Read more…


Why I Vote

Why I Vote. For her. For him, and For me. #ivote

I took my son and daughter with me to vote in the state primary elections. They were excited to scamper into the voting booth, and even more excited to get a sticker. Everyone loves stickers. On the ballot, I noticed Read more…


Sharing My View on Her View From Home

Sometimes I'm Just Not Happy - A post on Her View From Home for moms who don't always have good days, and why that's totally okay.

Let’s Hear It For the Moms   Earlier this year I joined a community of writers that have totally rocked my world. A piece I wrote about mom guilt was accepted to be published on Her View From Home, after Read more…


How to Make Your Long Commute Productive: Take The Miracle Morning on the Road!

How to make your long commute productive using the SAVERS framework from Miracle Morning.

My Painful Commute SAVERS that Make a World of Difference   On a good day, my commute into work takes about an hour and fifteen minutes. On a bad day, well, for this working mama my commute takes a little Read more…


Halloween Potato Stamp Craft for Kids – Let’s Get Pinteresty!

Halloween Potato Stamp Craft for Kids - Minimal materials, minimal steps, maximum cuteness!

Halloween is here. Let’s get crafty! I’m channeling my inner Pinterest mom today to bring you that one time I got super crafty with my kids for a Halloween potato stamp craft. I know crafting is not my blogging shtick, Read more…


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