Six hours of a mom’s day.

Six hours of a mom’s day.

Spin spin spin. Six hours of spin. Every. single. day. Spin spin spin. Six hours of spin. That's what "back to school" time looks like for me. Six hours. Four days a week. Six hours to change the world. Get my life (and theirs) in order. Plan. Prepare. Run. Rest....

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So your partner picked up a hobby that you hate.

So your partner picked up a hobby that you hate.

The title of this blog sounds like the beginning to, “If you give a Mouse a Cookie.” And, to be fair, it’s not that far off. All this talk about needing self-care, I suppose that means we’re supposed to also be kind of supportive or something when our significant...

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You’re already holding extraordinary.

You’re already holding extraordinary.

My husband picked up a hobby that I'm not so fond of, flying. More on how you let your spouse start a hobby you hate in a future blog post but, to keep my brain from thinking all kinds of sick thoughts every time he heads out for a lesson (TWICEAFUCKINGWEEK), I make...

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Rethink Your Summer Vacation Bucket List

Rethink Your Summer Vacation Bucket List

Has the panic/pandemonium set in, in your neighborhood, yet There are less than three weeks left until summer vacation, aka “mommy overtime season.” Are you prepared? Have you made your summer bucket list? Are your kids all signed up for sports camps and travel teams?...

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Sex as self-care. Five easy steps to feeling good.

Sex as self-care. Five easy steps to feeling good.

Guest Post by Carrie Koziol, Physical Therapist and Women's Health Professional with Pilates by Carrie.  Sex As Self-Care? Buckle up! Rarely do my girlfriends and I say phrases like “I got to have sex last night” or “I’m hoping to get lucky later on.” On the contrary,...

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The Best Family Travel Organization Tips

The Best Family Travel Organization Tips

Guest Post by Catherine Gibel, Professional Organizer with Less is More Organizing Services Naperville I got it from my maman. My love for travel and packing prowess that is. Every summer for fifteen years, we traveled home to Québec for a month. Not only did she pack...

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Face your fears to get over them.

Face your fears to get over them.

The title of my memoir, and tombstone, will one day read: "You were a lot nicer than everyone thought." I can't tell you how many times someone tells me that after we become friends. I'm not really offended by this anymore. It's true, I suppose. I AM a nice person,...

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