Beauty in the Chaos: Free Printable for Every Mama

If this resonates with you, I’d love for you to have it. I created this as a free gift for participants of a parenting telesummit I was going to be interviewed for today. But as I read the fine print of the contract last night, I saw that the organizer only...

angels in the outfield, giving kids wings

These pictures put such a lump in my throat, seeing all the love & laughter for and from my little guy – with grownups who don’t have to be but want to be part of his life. So much joy. My dad, a pioneer in the field of positive youth development,...

graduation: let’s not forget the parents

(new in the shop: graduation card for parents) It’s happening again. We’re starting to receive invitations to graduation parties: unofficially required ‘open houses’ with balloons and brownies and photo collages to celebrate neighbor kids,...

honoring the hard parts

Over the past several weeks, I have written this post a million times in my head. But I’ve avoided writing it…not sure how to say it, embarrassed by my hesitancy, wrestling with how it might come across. My baby turned five last week. FIVE. Yesterday, I...

my letter to nicki minaj

the 2013 american idol judges :: michael becker / foxDear Nicki Minaj, I just wanted to send a note of thanks to you for all the ways you’re helping me teach my 10-year-old about respect and responsibility. As a judge on this season’s American Idol, your...