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Lori How to Navigate the Public School System When Your Child Has Autism

Navigating the public school system when you have a child with special needs of any kind can pose a challenge.…

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Guest Author Why I Chose a Hybrid Middle School for My Daughter

Here’s why I decided a hybrid school was the right option for my teenage daughter. I worked full-time when I…

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Katie What You’ve Always Wanted to Know about Stepparenting (But Didn’t Want to Ask)

I’m a mom to five amazing kids – three biological, and two step. I love being a mom to all…

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Lori Here’s Why I’m Glad My Son Was Diagnosed with Autism

“Mom, why do kids at school hate me?” I’m sitting on the floor in the living room with the baby…

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Karyn Cole Here’s How I’m Going to Win at Elf-on-the-Shelfing this Year

Did you move your elf today?   Like most moms who choose to participate in this new Christmas tradition, I…

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Rachael Grateful for All the Extra Grandmas

“Mom, why do we call Linda ‘Grandma?’” My 9-year-old asked me this question recently about a woman from our church.…

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Lori Slow Cooker Beef Taco Soup

Ahhh, fall, the time of slow cooker meals. This Crock-Pot beef taco soup recipe is another one to add to…

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Rachael How Life is Less Stressful When a Parent Works from Home

As I type this, it’s mid-morning on a weekday and two contractors are digging out the lateral sewer pipeline in…

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Lori 5 Ingredient Chicken and Cream Cheese Recipe

If you like cream cheese, you MUST try this simple chicken and cream cheese recipe I found on Challengedairy.com. That…

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Katie To the Baby of the Family: You’re Welcome

Teagan, today you turn three. You are the youngest in a combined family of five kids and, per conventional wisdom,…

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Katie What is a Social Influencer?

In the past two or three years you may have noticed something new happening on your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat…

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Lori Beyond the Bird: Have an Active, Memorable Thanksgiving with Your Kids

Thanksgiving is about SO much more than a (tasty) turkey, dressing, and pumpkin pie. While I am a BIG fan…

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Karyn Cole This Is Three

Since I have two three-year-old twins in my house, one of my favorite current hashtags is #thisisthree. Those simple words…