A Married Mom’s Message to Single Moms | Being a Single Mom is Hard

No matter what you think, being a married mom is nothing like being a single mom. I’m married with two kids and a husband who travels most of the time. I’ve heard other married women in my situation say they feel, “just like a single mom.” And while I get feeling like you are doing it all on your own, feeling like you are doing it on your own is not the same as actually doing it on your own. […]

Read more

The Right Time to Have a Baby… why there is no such thing –from Mamalode

Check out this piece Jen wrote for Mamalode.com about why it’s never the “right” time to have a baby. Whether it’s finances, work schedules, marriage issues, or health problems…. life never turns out the way we planned. Read the post here and watch the video it inspired.   Is it the right time to have a baby?

Read more

Working Mom Guilt | Guest Post for ScaryMommy.com

Working Mom Guilt. It’s a pain in the arse. I was psyched to write this post which was featured on the always awesome ScaryMommy.com. Of all the posts I’ve written, it’s the first time I’ve gotten negative comments. So I stopped reading them. I’m going to take it as a compliment that I wrote something that inspired discussion. Working Mom Guilt on ScaryMommy.com “I thought that by being a stay-at-home/work-at-home hybrid, I’d have the best of both worlds. But instead, […]

Read more

From the DADCave: Staying Connected While Traveling | Traveling Parent

Our very own Dad-in-residence, Sib, talks about traveling while being a working parent and how he stays connected. Pack a Book and Stay Connected When my kids were younger and I traveled for business, I struggled to stay connected with them when I was on the road. Sure, they would be excited to hear my voice. But, as I asked questions about their day—who they played with or sat with at lunch—I would inevitably run dry of questions. I felt […]

Read more