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Just Be a Human

“What is it that made you want to be a pediatric nurse?”  The question was posed in my interview for a position to work with a pediatrician. It was a question that I would answer many times over in the coming years, but my answer would always be the same. I remember the exact moment […]

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Where did you go Mayberry?

A few days ago I was watching the news.  The news report seemed to be the same disturbing reports that we are all too accustomed to hearing.  It seems that good news has almost become non-existent.  This makes my heart ache for something that I had as a child, but especially, something that my granddaughters […]

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We’re In The Thick Of It, Mama

We’re in the thick of, my friend. Together. You & me. We’re there. In the between the really really hard and the really really great. In the middle of tears and chaos. The middle of big hugs & little kisses. The middle of sleepless nights & midnight feedings. The arguments, the punishments, the laughter, the […]

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The Tampon Code

It happened just as it always does. Recently, I was on a trip and the group I was with needed to make a pit-stop for a bathroom break. We all veered, our suede booties clicking the pavement and Louis Vuitton/Madewell/Target purses in tow, into the closest public restroom. Upon entry, there was a woman standing […]

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The Sex Talk

I recently read an article from one of the our Sister Sites about being raised in the Purity Culture and the reasons why the blogger wouldn’t raise her child the same way. I thought it was a great article because a lot of things rang true about the “True Love Waits” movement that we were inundated […]

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