My Dad taught himself how to use a computer and send emails when I went away to college. I thought it was absolutely adorable that he took the time to be a vulnerable student and allow newfangled technology to be his teacher. He would hunt and peck me a few short lines most mornings, and I'd wake up ... » Learn More about 7 Ways CVS Pharmacies Make Life Easier
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When I spit my toothpaste in the sink, some splatters onto the faucet and, for a second, I think to just leave it. Someone else will clean up. I close my eyes and hear the sounds of my childhood like they're right outside my window. Because they are. Except the sounds are coming from my children ... » Learn More about This Adulting Stuff Is For the Birds.
A year ago, I emceed a local women's conference and met some incredible ladies. Ivette García Dávila was among them. Ivette and I bonded instantly when she asked complete strangers if they had a charger for her breast pump (I did not), but I metaphorically fist-bumped her for pumping whilst ... » Learn More about I’m The One Pushing
After a health scare late last year, I’ve gotten serious about taking better care of myself. I was done making excuses (there’s no time to cook—we have to order pizza…for the fourth time this week!) and ready to start paying attention to how I was treating my body. Writing has always been my mental ... » Learn More about Women’s Health Week
The year was 2009. I had given birth to my blue-eyed baby boy and was contemplating returning to the classroom full-time. The thought of leaving my little angel (and of having to shower before 6am) was daunting, so during an early morning feeding, I Googled "teach from home" and was surprised that ... » Learn More about Things I Wish I Had Known Before Becoming a WAHM