• 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

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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It’s That Time of Year Again . . . Hello! Jenny Craig?

Two times each year, I consciously consider the importance of losing weight. The first occurs sometime around March when it […]

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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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