2018’s Top Baby Names Are Out- Did Yours Make The List?

Emma and Liam were the top girl and boy baby names this year, respectively. For Emma, fame is nothing new: it marks the fifth year in a row the name has been number one. Liam first appeared in the top 10 in the year 2012, and is at it’s second year at number one.  Read More

Interview with Daniel Brown, Author of ELI – Pride of the Yazoo River

Today we’re proud to share our most recent installment of our ongoing interview series. We sat down with author Daniel E Brown, who wrote the Mom’s Choice Award-winning children’s book ELI- Pride of the Yazoo River. His story takes place in the small Mississippi town of Satartia, where a large catfish named Eli lives under a bridge. Read More

To The Mama Whose Tank Burns Too Quickly

To The Mama Whose Tank Burns Too Quickly

There’s so much talk these days about filling your tank.Self-care.You can’t pour from an empty cup.Blah blah blah.This isn’t untrue. I agree that self-care is important, but my problem isn’t with filling my tank. My problem is that, often, the tank just doesn’t seem large enough. Read More

85% of Millennial Mothers Don’t Feel Our Society Understands Or Supports Motherhood

Perhaps the one statistic that sums up everything else in the study, though, is that a whopping 85% of women in the study said that they don’t believe that our society understands or supports them as mothers. Let that sink in. The people who are birthing and raising the next generation of citizens and society-members don’t feel as though they’re seen or heard. Read More

And This is 10 Years Old – Reality, Growing Up, Learning and Loss

And This is 10 Years Old - Reality, Growing Up, Learning and Loss

My oldest daughter turned 10 a couple of months ago. I have just recently come to the realization that I have lost my little girl. The temper tantrums have stopped. The crying for no reason has stopped. The clingy-ness of a small child is something I will never see in her again, and it all passed by in a flash with me feeling relief as things started to change. Read More

3 Secrets to Thriving in Life with Food Allergies

3 Secrets to Thriving in Life with Food Allergies

Let’s face it, raising a child with food allergies can be so overwhelming! It’s easy to doubt your abilities, be confused or be really stressed out! As a fellow food allergy parent to a child with multiple life threatening food allergies – I totally understand and I’d like to share the 3 secrets I’ve learned along the way. Read More

5-Year-Old’s Outfit Deemed Inappropriate at School, so Her Mom Took Action

There is a bright spot in all of this, though. Emily Stewart didn’t take this lying down. She didn’t just send angry words out into the universe: she went straight to the source and made a change. Because of her boldness in speaking up, the school formally changed their policies, and now administrators are no longer able to make judgment calls on the appropriateness of a child’s outfit. Read More