Spending on Yourself- And Feeling Guilty. A Mom’s Tale of Style Snags

Have you ever bought something for yourself or pampered yourself and then felt badly immediately after you paid? That’s me. Ever since I became a mom, I think of money in terms of what I can use it for to benefit my children and our family’s future. I’ll see something I want to enjoy for…

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The Rule of Birthday Parties

As a mom of a 4.5 year-old and a two-year-old, I am new to planning social events for the second child. My son just turned two and planning his birthday party caused me to consider so many things that I just didn’t know how to navigate. My husband and I go all out and host…

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Mom Guilt: Morning Drop Off

One of the reasons I transitioned to a work-at-home job is to be a hands-on mom as much as possible. I want to be the parent taking my daughter to and from preschool. I enjoy our 15-minute rides, during which we count school buses or play “I Spy.” It also gives me an excuse to…

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This is my first blog in years

Hello! Welcome to the website in which I will hold myself accountable to write blogs- mostly for myself, but for you, too. I’m a writer at heart but ever since I became a mom– almost 5 years ago– I stopped writing! Working full-time, raising (now) two kids, two rescue dogs, maintaining a house and trying…

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