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True Confessions of a Baby

Hello. I am a baby. You are not a baby, so you do not know how difficult it is to be a baby. I will educate you in this blog entry so that all...

Why My Family is Creating a Thankful Tree This Thanksgiving

Now more than ever, we need to focus on the positives in our lives. Since March of 2020, families worldwide, like mine, have faced more challenges and changes than many thought possible. My family...
cheating husband

Why Didn’t You Just Leave Before You Cheated?

Why didn't you just leave before you cheated? What if you had said, "This isn't satisfying for me anymore." You said you had felt like this for years. Clearly it was even before we...
family of three

From The Diary of a Super Tired Dad

I had a ton of fears about becoming a new tired Dad. Anxieties over the unknown, countless nights I lay awake thinking about the impending sleepless nights years and what strain it might have...

Come Fly with Me: Tips for Flying During a Pandemic

When I used to watch the Rick Steve’s travel videos, the first thing he said during his Tips for Traveling with Kids video was, “Tip number 1: Leave the kids at home with Grandma...
dreams of being a cool mom

Cool Mom Wannabe

I consider myself new to this “Mommy Chapter” in the book of life. I had always wanted to be a mom. I had as many baby dolls as my bedroom could hold, I had...
Raising young teens

Demystifying the Teenage Transition: Four Ways to Support Young Teens

As parents of three children, including two teenagers, we know the challenges that come along with raising future adults. Fluctuating social circles, first-time romances, bullying, and all kinds of outside influences can make this...
talking with your doctor

How To Encourage Your Child to Respond During a Doctor’s Visit

Who does the talking when you take your child to see the doctor? You, your child or both? Hopefully, your child does more of the talking. Children who are verbal enough to speak should be...

A Mommy Dentist’s Timeline to Caring for Your Child’s Teeth

As a Mommy Dentist I often get asked by parents “When should I begin to bring my child to the Dentist?” My quick response to them is when they have teeth! My recommendation, as...
Dublin, Ohio

Family Fun Day in Dublin’s Bridge Park

Dublin’s Bridge Park  Dining out has always been one of my most favorite things IN THE WORLD to do. My husband and I both love taking advantage of the amazing culinary scene that Columbus has...