How to Support Friends Who Are Grieving (and What NOT to Say) – Dealing with Death, Disability, Diagnosis, and Infertility

How to Support Friends Who Are Grieving (and What NOT to Say) – Dealing with Death, Disability, Diagnosis, and Infertility

I consider myself an expert on grief. I lost both of my parents relatively young - my father, when I was 14, and mother, when I was in my early 20's. My father passed away from pancreatic cancer, and I watched him lose weight, hair, and eventually his life. Years later, my mother died from [...]

How We Celebrate Back to School Season & Our New School Year Theme

How We Celebrate Back to School Season & Our New School Year Theme

Who else loves the back to school rush? As a kid I got absolutely giddy picking out new notebooks and pens, going shopping with my mom, and laying out an outfit for my first day to school. Being on the other side now, it's bittersweet - especially because Eva is on her way to preschool! [...]

Parenting Books You’ll Actually Like to Read

Parenting Books You’ll Actually Like to Read

Before I even had children, I was reading a lot of parenting books. I studied Family Life with an emphasis in Human Development and hoped to pursue clinical research, but ended up having my own girls and doing some clinical research that way. Now I read parenting books for myself and not necessarily to write [...]