Pack Mule Mom

By: Jessica Aldred “I’m out of hands!” This has become a common statement at our house. So common, that my four-year-old often uses it himself to get out of doing as asked. With the addition of a third child to an already busy brood, this pack mule mom simply can’t do it all anymore. While … More Pack Mule Mom

Co-Parenting 101

By: Angela Semeta As we all may know, a divorce or a separation between two parents isn’t easy for anyone, especially the child/children. When my daughter’s father and I decided to go our separate ways it was not an easy decision but we knew that in the end it was the best for everyone. We … More Co-Parenting 101

Lost

By: Heather Desmond O’Neill That pit in your stomach when you lose, or you think you have lost, your child. My 6-year-old son and I were in Target. We had been looking for a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle bracelet for his brother. They didn’t have any in the boy’s department, so as we were checking out, I thought … More Lost

My Child Has Issues

By: Jessica Aldred Admitting something is wrong with your own child is a terribly difficult thing to do. I’m finally at a point where I feel somewhat proud of myself for admitting that I have a child with quite a few ADHD symptoms. While they won’t officially label him or consider medication until he turns … More My Child Has Issues

Pet Loss

By: Tanya Pimental Many people start their journey towards parenthood with a pet.  My boyfriend, now husband, gave me an adorable kitten as a graduation gift not long after we moved in together. Animals are such loyal and lovable creatures. There is a comfort in knowing they are around.  Curling up to snuggle a furbaby really does … More Pet Loss

The Battle Renewed—Slaying the Diabetes Dragon

By: Sandra L. Churchill Slaying the diabetes dragon often takes many tries—and multiple ventures into the same battle scene. For me, a year of trying to eliminate nearly all carbs was disastrous and completely fruitless. Turns out my liver decided to make its own sugar so my A1C didn’t change at all after spending 12 … More The Battle Renewed—Slaying the Diabetes Dragon