16 Oct 2013

‘The Mother of All Meltdowns’: A Brilliant Collection of Stories that Every Mother Should Read

  y twin 2-year-olds, fresh from a weekend at grandma’s, were in desperate need of – what I’d like to call – some serious “de-spoiling”. They seemed to always come back from my in-laws with bellies bloated from tons of unauthorized goodies and mouths ripe to express their distaste for

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08 Aug 2013

What It Means to Be an African-American Blogger in a Predominantly White Niche: My Guest Post On Helicopter Mom and Just Plane Dad

Being a little brown dot in a sea of beige comes with some unexpected pressure and responsibility. Check out my guest post on Helicopter Mom and Just Plane Dad where I explain why it’s necessary for me to acknowledge my race in this predominantly Caucasian world of mommy blogging. Read

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24 Jul 2013

We Got Kidz ‘Brilliant Blogger Broad’ of the Week: C. Lee of

his week’s “Brilliant Blogger Broad” is a mother of one, a self-proclaimed occasional hot mess, and a proud believer in the “helicopter” style of parenting. Her name is C. Lee [“sealy”]; and her blog,, is a fantastic reflection of her wonderfully unorthodox life. Quite aware of the many naysayers

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09 Jul 2013

We Got Kidz Brilliant Blogger Broad of the Week: Angela of

They make us laugh. They make us cry. They make us say, “Thank goodness I’m not the only one.” – They’re mommy bloggers. And in a world where it’s easy to feel like you’re alone, these wonderful women remind us that we’re all connected and in this parenting thing together

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