The woes of traveling alone with children

Traveling with children . . . Well, I'd say it's much like the saying, "Can't live with 'em; can't live without 'em". Traveling when you have children is something, we, as parents want to do. We want to share our love of travel, family, and places with our children. We march into planning as though…

Giving our daughters more

The question at hand: Do I love my mom bod? And the truth: No. No, I do not. And even more of the truth, I've never loved my body. Even as a 5'5" tall, 120 pound physically fit teenager, I cringed and found more things to hate than to love. And why not? I was…

Parenting through the fear

There is no other fear like the fear a parent experiences when their child is in danger. In fact, this fear is driven so deep into a parent's being that it leads to nightmares, daytime visions, and anxieties that push us to do things we swore we would never do. We resort to child safety…