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When You Toke Up, You Might Throw Up — If You Have This Mysterious Illness

When You Toke Up, You Might Throw Up — If You Have This Mysterious Illness

A friend told me recently how anxious she is at the end of each day. After coming home from work, making dinner and getting her two young kids to bed, she starts worrying about what she didn’t manage to tackle earlier in the day. Seeing […]

Why Second Pregnancies Are Nothing Like The First

Why Second Pregnancies Are Nothing Like The First

I’m pregnant again. With my first child, I googled endlessly, finally settling on a carefully choreographed picture of the sonogram nestled between a tiny lamb and baby booties. The lighting was just right and it took longer than I’m willing to admit in writing. This time around? I posted […]

I Don’t Want Your Guns, But I Don’t Want To Be A Human Shield Either

I Don’t Want Your Guns, But I Don’t Want To Be A Human Shield Either

No teacher signed up to be a human shield. There are countless struggles and sacrifices tied to the profession we chose. Low pay, low respect, national criticism, unpaid overtime, the list continues. Fortunately, for most of us, there are far more positives. We see the […]

What It’s Like To Be The Mom Of A School ‘Underachiever’

What It’s Like To Be The Mom Of A School ‘Underachiever’

I log into the school’s online portal to check my 7th grader’s progress report, and it’s like somebody knocked off the first few letters of the alphabet, because there’s not an A or a B – or even a C – in sight. The course […]

How Morning Sex Helped Me Get My Mojo Back

How Morning Sex Helped Me Get My Mojo Back

I’ve spent the last 12 years of my life drowning in children. Three kids meant there was always a baby. And a toddler. And sometimes two toddlers. And sometimes two babies. Needless to say, it was pretty easy to lose my mojo. And much harder […]

This Is What It’s Like To Be A Parent With Hearing Aids

This Is What It’s Like To Be A Parent With Hearing Aids

“Mommy!” called my son from his car seat as we drove. He wanted something, but I couldn’t hear him. I turned the music off, rolled up the windows, and repeated “What’s that?” for the third time. “Unintelligible something or another,” he called again out to […]

Everything You Want To Know About Pimple Popping (But Were Too Afraid To Ask)

Everything You Want To Know About Pimple Popping (But Were Too Afraid To Ask)

When I was 11, I started getting acne. Around 15, things got real, and I had to go on medication because my face was starting to scar. I can still remember doing a regimen of prescription creams and pills just to manage my pimples. And […]

InstantPots Are Melting And People Are Freaking Out

InstantPots Are Melting And People Are Freaking Out

One model of the consumer favorite Instant Pot has been overheating If you own an Instant Pot, you know all about it’s glory. It’s a pressure cooker, sautee-r, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, yogurt maker, and food warmer in pristine stainless steel . Sure, there are […]

The King and I at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts

The King and I at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts

I saw The King and I for the first time in London at the Palladium and was convinced it was the most beautiful show ever produced. Not only does the show feature music and lyrics from the legendary Rodgers & Hammerstein (who also composed The […]

Seafood Stew Recipe

Seafood Stew Recipe

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #40DaysOfFlavor The only reminder of Christmas in our home is the fresh wreath that still welcomes friends and family into our home. The fresh, evergreen scent is fading, […]