This past month has been a particularly heavy month to watch news from around the world. The upheaval in Afghanistan has led to scores of displaced families becoming refugees. Many thousands have and will continue to settle in our...
As an introverted mom of three kids, I know what it means to need alone time. As a long-time anxiety sufferer and lover of nature, I know what it means to need a stress outlet outside of the home....
Over the summer I found myself in a situation I never imagined I'd be in. It was day three of dropping my son off at summer day camp. For the first time in my life, I Googled, "how do...
I’m a planner, both by personality and by profession. When I found out I was pregnant with my first, we stopped at Barnes & Noble before heading to a celebratory dinner. I took whichever books had the most lists:...
Back to work after years at home I’ve been a stay-at-home Mom for almost 14 years. I was right there for every girls’ student conference, back-to-school nights, recitals, and scraped knees. I’ve been able to celebrate every win and comfort...
When we found out we were pregnant, I didn't know how our dog would handle it. At the time, our then two-year-old French Bulldog Reggie was our only "child," and he definitely got all of our attention. Someone was always...
Both working and non-working mamas need mentors.  Whether you are in the office or out of the office, after having a baby or inheriting a bonus mom role, walking into the workplace can make a new mother feel like...
We are STILL in a pandemic, so please be mindful of others and stay home if you have any symptoms of COVID-19. If you plan to meet friends at a Pumpkin Patch, be sure to communicate expectations regarding children and...
Becoming a stepparent. For some, it may be the last thing in the world they thought would ever happen. At least, that's the case for my best friend Michelle. She fell in love with, and eventually married, a man with...
We've all been there - that feeling of hopelessness in the middle of the night when, once again, baby is awake. It may be time look into sleep consultants to help you and your baby sleep. Whether you're a...
One of my family's favorite fall traditions (between all the upcoming holidays and events going on) is apple picking season. We recently visited Butler's Orchard to pick some delicious apples. There are a plethora of beautiful orchards to choose...
If back to school (aka back to carpool line) has you dreading the longest part of the day, you’re not alone. For me, using every minute effectively counts during our busy days. This means sitting in park unable to...
Incontinence, diastasis recti, pain during sex... these are often talked about as somewhat "normal" postpartum conditions, but they don't have to be with a pelvic floor therapists! A seasoned physical therapist who specializes in pelvic health can help get you...
If you'd have known me in my adult youth, aka my 20s, you would never think I'd end up deciding to be a stay-at-home mom. I didn't think my instincts were so great when it came to children. I...

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Guide to Pumpkin Patches & Fall Fun

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We are STILL in a pandemic, so please be mindful of others and stay home if you have any symptoms of COVID-19. If you plan...