Our daughter is four years old, and the “hard conversations” have begun. When streaming a kids' movie the other day, my daughter noticed the mom was pregnant. My daughter asked, “Mom, I know I came from your belly. How...
We crave it. We need it. We fantasize about it. It is the forbidden fruit of parenthood.  Sleep. We all want it, but it seems as though it is just out of reach. If this sounds familiar and you...
When it was announced that Meghan Markle was pregnant with her first child, I panicked: I was also pregnant and my husband and I had quietly chosen a name fairly popular with the royals. If they took the name...
Being a mom of three and a mostly stay-at-home mom the past five years, I’ve learned firsthand that life with kids is consumed with chaos most days. Trying to care for them, take them to their activities, and entertain...
One year into the Covid-19 Pandemic and I find myself feeling all the feels about returning to “normal”. This post is not intended to express any political views, conspiracy theories or overall views on how individuals handled life in...
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 on our marriage filled my...
It is a bittersweet journey down memory lane as I scroll through the pictures on my phone and see our sweet family pet. You, our dear fur baby, were with me before I met my husband, before we had a...
We've all done it at one time or another, asked our child the standard "How was your day?" and found ourselves the recipients of the ubiquitous but empty "good". As parents, it's our job to draw our kids out,...
Like many families this year, we found our world quickly changed in mid-March. We went from having at least one activity each evening (and sometimes one activity per kid!) to nothing on our calendar, without much notice. After realizing...
SOME GIFTS JUST SIMPLY CANNOT STAY Gifting has become a bit of a personal dilemma since becoming a mom. I realize that people love to give gifts to the kids they care about and that my child receiving gifts is...

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Columbus: My Adult Hometown

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Every Columbus transplant has a story of how they came to call the city home. A job, a significant other, or maybe just a...