Three years and two miscarriages after we had our daughter, we were at a crossroads. Do we continue trying to conceive with more invasive procedures or do we pursue adoption? After a lot of talking and planning, my husband and I both decided it was time for adoption. Quite frankly, I was reluctant at first. I wasn’t ready. I was still grieving the fact that I … [Read more...] about One Mother’s Road To Choosing Adoption
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Another year has passed and it’s once again time to think about what to buy that man in your life for Father’s Day. With so many types of men, it could be difficult to figure out what to get your type. And so, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a thorough list of unique gift options for all the unique qualities and interests of your man: For the dad with an insatiable sweet … [Read more...] about Unique Father’s Day Gift Options For Every Type of Dad
It's summer which is a great time to give your house a bit of a makeover! We all have that project we've been putting off. Now we can help - enter to win a $150 Home Depot gift card + a copy of New York Times bestselling author's Barbara Delinsky's new book Blueprints. The book is available in stores on June 9th. a ModernMom giveaway About the Book Some women are born … [Read more...] about $150 Home Depot Giveaway + A Copy of Blueprints
We know them well, don’t we? The moms who can’t do their carpool duties because of a birthday, the moms who book a play date and then dash off to do some errand, and the mom who never invites your kids to play because her “house is under renovation.” Then there are the moms who are gracious and warm, open and hospitable and know the importance of etiquette - especially … [Read more...] about Are You Guilty Of Terrible “Mom Manners?”
About a dozen years ago, my siblings talked me into buying a cottage with them. It has worked out great – we share the cost and the work among the four of us, and the property gets a lot of use! On the rare occasion we’re all there at the same time, it makes for eight adults and 12 kids enjoying all the good stuff cottage country has to offer. Now, I’m not one to blog about … [Read more...] about A Floor That Makes “Cents”?