Articles on Parenting

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Growing up in poverty, learning about it secondhand..

I have loved The Glass Castle (the book), and watching the movie come to life (it is so good!) is pretty incredible. They are ALL […]

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In the world of Save. Spend. Splurge.: A look into how cults make money

…. and this is how cults make money. I am fascinated. My friend is obsessed with these Sam Edelman Penny Boots — she calls them […]

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Mental health & the stigma around it: It is okay if you need help

I was reading the The Nice Book with Little Bun the other day and this page really spoke to me: It is a book about […]

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Why I don’t buy Little Bun gifts for holidays

People are in disbelief when I tell them I haven’t purchased anything as a gift for Little Bun for Christmas or his birthdays. (They have […]

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What’s the real difference between a television, tablet or a book for a child?

I get a lot of looks. To be specific, I get a lot of Mommy Shaming looks from parents and even my own family members […]

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How do you deal with stress?

This is a question that I sort of know the answer to of HOW I would like to deal with stress (lots of eating and […]

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What are some self-care things you do?

I feel like I never even knew “self-care” was a thing until I had a child. Every day, and every action was “self-care”… frankly. Until […]

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Making my mind up about having an Only child or a Second Baby

So it has been a long time while on this vacation, dreaming about a possible second baby or not, and then dreading the next 5 […]

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Do you ever wish you could see into the future and choose?

Sounds silly but of course you would like to know if you did X, and it would have outcome Y, you could compare it to […]

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Busting the myth: French children are not perfect

So you know all the literature, and books about how French children sleep soooo well, are such great eaters and are perfect little well-behaved angels? […]

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