It is the eve of the night before my first baby girl Neriah becomes an adult. How did this day come so soon? This natural rite of passage I imagined gently greeting me hit me like a bold question mark at the end of a sentence. Despite the lack of emotional preparation, the day unfolds, and with it a boatload of emotions. Senior year, 18th birthday, and college acceptance … [Read more...] about Letting Go: Redefining The Mother-Daughter Relationship
The Boss Baby, the new film by Dreamworks Animation understands "Brotherly Love." At least, it gives it it's best diaper-clad shot. If you have two kids (or more), you probably are very familiar with how challenging sibling rivalry can be. In fact, you know more than anyone the scope of items that can cause your little love bugs to burst into WWF style arguments. Items … [Read more...] about The Boss Baby Pushes Hard at Brotherly Love
Do you suffer, as I do, from the high levels of anxiety that not only wake you up at night, but send you to your child's room to check on their breathing? Do you envision disaster scenarios involving mudslides, snakes, or random wandering kidnappers? Congratulations my friend, you suffer from Momxiety. For those of us who specialize in worrying about our kids, … [Read more...] about Do You Suffer From MOMXIETY?
You want to watch the Academy Awards with your family, but your kids think it's boring, right? Try this interactive game to keep them entertained and you enjoying your show. Check out this ModernMom Moment and leave your best Oscar fun ideas, then subscribe to our YouTube channel for new episodes every Tuesday and … [Read more...] about Making Awards Shows Fun For Kids: A ModernMom Moment
All parents have suffered the pain of being woken up in the middle of the night by their toddler. It's basically scary movie characters coming to life. Are they mumbling? Jack Sparrow. Giggling? The Joker. Watch this ModernMom Moment to see which character your child acts out at 3 am, then share your funny wake-up stories in the comments below. Don't forget subscribe on … [Read more...] about SCARY TODDLERS!! A ModernMom Moment