Raising Readers: 5 Ways to Nurture A Love for Literature + A Bookroo Review

Promoting early literacy need not be another chore on the busy parents’ to-do list. In my opinion, all we truly need to raise our children to be readers is an open lap, a bit of time and patience, and quality literature. … More Raising Readers: 5 Ways to Nurture A Love for Literature + A Bookroo Review

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To My Children on November 8th, 2016: I Cast My Vote for You

I wasn’t going to share anything here today. Your mind has been made. You have heard what you have wanted to hear. Your vote in this historic election has been cast, (I hope), whether with enthusiasm or dread. And I must believe, though we might strongly disagree, that your heart is in the right place. … More To My Children on November 8th, 2016: I Cast My Vote for You

When Your Friend Is Grieving On Mother’s Day

“Happy Mother’s Day.” The text arrived during a joyful day of celebrating with my husband and two young boys. As soon as I saw it, sickness swelled in my stomach, and it wasn’t just the 10-week, new pregnancy making me feel ill. It was heartbreak for the friend on the other end of the message. The friend who had miscarried just a few months before. … More When Your Friend Is Grieving On Mother’s Day

Emotions – Mighty Mamas with Little & Mighty

I am a mother to three children here on earth and another watching over us from the heavens. While each of the births of my children were vastly different, and none went according to plan, all three were incredible in their own rite as they delivered another new life to the earth; a life that I have the privilege of nurturing. … More Emotions – Mighty Mamas with Little & Mighty