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True Story: Terrified of My Daughter

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True Story: Terrified of My Daughter
I learned very quickly after having my first child that there’s no controlling who your kid will be. This means instead of molding my son to be a pink-wearing-doll-playing feminist, Dylan was born ready to roll in mud, decapitate barbies, and practice sexism. Apparently, all claims I made about how I’d raise “my child,” were […]

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Mommy and Daughter First Mani-Pedi with Piggy Paint & SOPHi Nail Polish!

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Mommy and Daughter First Mani-Pedi with Piggy Paint & SOPHi Nail Polish!
I received these products at no cost to facilitate this review. All opinions are my own. Ever paint your nails and get a terrible headache afterwards? I know I have and to make matters worse, the nail polish smell can hover in your house for quite a while too. I’m always having to turn on […]

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We Sent Our Daughter to Kindergarten Early. And Now We’re Holding Her Back.

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We Sent Our Daughter to Kindergarten Early. And Now We’re Holding Her Back.
Let me start off by saying that sending my daughter to kindergarten early was something I contemplated from the day I found out I was pregnant. I realized her birthday would be in that weird “right past the cut-off day” for kindergarten, and it seemed  silly to keep her in preschool for a whole extra […]

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The Secret Every Mom Should Teach Her Daughter About Her Weight

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The Secret Every Mom Should Teach Her Daughter About Her Weight
Every week I take my toddler to swim lessons, and every week it makes me think about girls and their bodies. Not because of my body or because of my toddler’s body, but because of a 9-year-old girl who takes lessons on the other side of the pool. I don’t know this girl, but I […]

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With Fear in Her Heart, a Mom Lets Go — And a Daughter Finds Her Footing

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With Fear in Her Heart, a Mom Lets Go — And a Daughter Finds Her Footing
Great story over at Let Grow about a mom who didn’t WANT to hold her daughter back…and what happened next. Join the conversation by clicking here!

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