The Blended And Extended Family

The blended and extended family seems to be the norm today. When I grew up, it was something people barely spoke about. For me, this was all I knew. I even remember feeling the tiniest bit lucky to have more than one dad. How many pre-school kids were seasoned travelers and honorary flight attendants? My … Read more

An Honest Conversation About Navigating Motherhood And Career

I was never that girl that had a deep yearning to be a mother. I loved my freedom, my career and have always been fiercely independent.  In fact, I spent much of my young adult life debating whether or not motherhood was meant for me – erring on the side of it not being so. … Read more

#nopatience

Diving in and thinking that we were smart enough to figure it all out on our own was probably not the best way to tackle starting our blog site. We both have a tendency to just jump into almost anything we do. While this shows great initiative, we usually end up taking a couple of … Read more

From Puberty to Menopause….What Happened?

(update 9/18/20 — additional link from verywellhealth.com) When you’re a young teen and female life seems unbearable. Your hormones are raging, your body is changing, you start menstruating, and pimples seem to be popping out everywhere. And with all that and more going on you also try to make yourself presentable to someone that you … Read more

Loneliness

Loneliness has many faces. It can be a self-defining moment of strength, or it can place you into a dark hole of depression. At one time or another, we have all experienced a bit of loneliness. Regardless of how we may have found ourselves there, it can at times be good to sit with those … Read more

Procrastination

Okay, I must admit that I’m procrastinating right now because I’m thinking of all the things I would rather do instead of writing this particular blog post. I’m even thinking that I would rather write an easier blog post (about something entirely different) before finishing this one. And I think I need to turn off … Read more