Mental Health Awareness Month: What Can You Do To Help?

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. What is the purpose of bring awareness about mental health? Well today there is a stigma towards mental illness. Like many things it has come along way but there is still so much more room to grow. How is Mental Health Stigmatized? There are two types of stigma that …

8 Valuable Lessons to Teach Kids about Gender Equality

As a very proud feminist, parenthood has been an interesting time over the last three and a half years. My husband will tell you I think way too much way too early about my kids and what I want to teach them. For instance, you might not truly consider teaching gender equality to your kids …

My Kids Do Not Need Your God: Teaching My Kids to Choose for Themselves

I grew up around many different religions. In fact, my grandma was Mormon and my grandpa was a Boston catholic. I grew up in a house where religion was important. However, as I came into my own, I realized that I don’t want my kids feeling like it is the end of the world, thinking …

Censorship: Why I Will Not Stop Saying F*** in Front of My Kids

I have never been a person to cuss all the time. I do not say F*** every sentence. Although depending on my mood it definitely happens more. Since becoming a mother there definitely is one thing I hear a lot, mostly from my own mother, and that is to stop cussing, “You’ll be surprised how …

Should Husband’s Buy Their Wives Gifts on Mother’s Day?

There are so many holidays over the year but only once is it specifically to thank and appreciate MOM. So as a husband you have your own mother to think about, true, and you definitely should thank your own mother for dealing with you as you grew up. But what about your wife, the mother …

13 Non-Candy Easter Basket Ideas

Easter is just around the corner yet again and if you’re like me, you like to try and limit the excessive candy intake of my children. I don’t say never, they can have candy, and they do, but I prefer when holidays come like Easter and Halloween that they don’t gorge themselves into sugar comas. …

6 Tips to Managing Life as a Work at Home Mom

Working from home can be hard for anyone. It can be challenging not having a set work time, a set office, set rules and regulations, but when you have kids and you’re working from home it can be even more chaotic. Managing life between working from home, taking care of the kids, and taking care …