I will be the first to admit – I am really, really, REALLY good at over scheduling my calendar – wanting to do it all. Call it a bad case of FOMO (fear of missing out), or call it...
Celebrating Valentines Day after you are married ... especially once you throw kids into the mix can seem more like a chore than an actual day of love. Everyone's expectations for this special day are different. Some people are...
My family doesn't match. I was made aware of this soon after our first son was born when a family member let me know that people were asking if my husband was really the father of our son. It...
Remember that first date where the two of you shared all of your favorite hobbies, music, and food groups? Me neither. I do remember getting into a deeply heated political debate about the topics of the day and that...
My husband started talking about a divorce and sleeping on the couch the week after Thanksgiving. The majority of that month was a blur of holiday happenings and undeniable distance. Before we knew it, it was Christmas week. We...
“If you need help, just ask." “I’m not a mind reader, if you need something, just tell me what you need." “Stop nagging me, I’ll get to it when I get to it." All sound familiar? As moms, we take on so...
Ah, Mother's Day. That magical day of the year when mothers across the country do ... exactly what they do the other 364 days the year. Let's face it, whether or not there is a day in our honor,...
By now we've all heard about the "mental load" otherwise known as the never-ending list of ALL the things parenthood is made of. There are doctor's appointments to be made, appropriately sized car seats to be researched, specialty dog...
If you think motherhood is lonely, try doing motherhood without a spouse. It sucks. Sitting side by side watching ‘Parks and Recreation’ re-runs while you play on your phones ignoring the TV beats Grey's re-runs on your couch completely...
Favoritism, whether it comes from a parent over their own kids, or from grandparents favoring a certain set of grandchildren over another, hurts. We may as parents be hyper-aware of playing favorites but what can we do when grandparents...

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Learning to Love a Florida Fall

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Leaves falling on the ground, football, apple pie baking, PSL, and Hocus Pocus continuously playing on my tv — all signs that fall is...