How I Hosted an Awesome Kid-Friendly Wedding

In my last post, I talked about why children make the best wedding guests. My opinion, which I made pretty clear, is that it's wonderful and makes your wedding a really special experience. There are plenty of things you can do to make it go more smoothly and alleviate concerns. Here's a list of what [...]

Why Children Make the Best Wedding Guests

I had four flower girls and a ring bearer at my wedding. Our guest list included over fifty small children (though of course fifty didn’t come- you never get 100% RSVP rate).  There were so many people who asked me in my two-year engagement if we would allow children at our wedding I lost count. [...]

How I Talked To My Little Girl About White Supremacy

How I Talked To My Little Girl About White Supremacy

How should a privileged white woman discuss racial injustice on her mommy blog? Where does white supremacy fit in the middle of my videos about making cheeseburgers or my obsession with Disney World? Should I discuss it before or after I make quesadillas on my instagram stories? It doesn't belong here any more than any [...]

Mom School

Mom School

I'm currently taking a continuing education course through the city to get a certificate as a medical billing coding specialist.  It's the kind of practical thing my mom has always hoped I would do and I have always run as fast away from as I can.  We meet in a 6th grade social studies classroom. [...]