• Where Moms Laugh with other Moms!

    Does it bother you that the only way to communicate with your teen in his presence is to text him?

  • Have you been wearing your workout clothes all day and not worked out?

    Do you count yoga pants as a normal part of your wardrobe? You've come to the right place.

  • Have you been forced to hire a tutor?

    This is the place to come and laugh at our (occasional) total lack of ability as mothers!

Monica Samuels

What College Decisions and Torture Have in Common

On May 1st, senior high school students everywhere will finally have to make a decision about where to begin their […]

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How About a National Day of Texting?

Over the weekend, I experienced a phenomenon I’m encountering frequently these days. Driving my two sons and my niece to […]

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Bullying is Wrong . . . for Kids and Adults

Google the word “bullying” this past week and you’re immediately struck by two stories. In the first, a 12-year-old girl […]

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JC Conklin

The Traveling Meanie and What to say to Quiet Her

Usually when I travel with my kids people are unfailingly polite, helpful. This time things were different. A young woman […]

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Let’s not Whisper Special Ed anymore

When people hear or see you have a child with “issues,” the platitudes come rolling in: “Well, God picked the […]

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The Beginning — when the dream of parenthood collides with reality

Every parent wants her child to be the golden one – aces all the tests, popular enough not to be […]

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