Why I Love Having Two Kids

I grew up as an only child and I considered it both a blessing and a curse.  Being an only child was very lonely at times but it’s all I knew so I adjusted.  I gained more creativity and imaginative qualities than some other children I knew and I learned how to amuse myself when…
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6 Parenting Mistakes Every Mom Makes

No parent is perfect and we all make mistakes during our parenting journey.  The most important thing we can do is admit and own up to our mistakes and try to turn things around.  Making mistakes doesn’t mean that you aren’t a good parent, it means that you are a parent.  We aren’t psychic and…
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How to Teach Your Children About Money

I remember being about 6-7 years old and driving to Toys R Us with my mom.  I had gotten an amazing report card and my mom wanted to reward me for a job well done.  We were sitting in the car and my mom told me how much she wanted to spend that day on…
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How to Help Kids with Learning Disabilities

My daughter has been partially deaf in her left ear since birth and this has caused many issues in her academic life for many years.  Last year she was diagnosed with auditory processing disorder, which is a learning disability that stems from the fact that she has issues with her hearing and the way she…
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Shit No One Tells You About Becoming a Mother

Before you have a baby you’ll probably have this idealized view of what your parenting life will be like.  I know I did!  I imagined being this perfect parent with a clean house and very well behaved kids.  Everyone you come across tells you how wonderful it is to have kids and how difficult it…
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