The Empty Plate

“All done!” Babesie shouts as she scoots away from the table and off on her own mission. Her little brother is quick to follow, leaving behind almost full plates of food. My kids never eat the balanced dinners I cook: choosing instead to go after the pantryful of snacks. It’s a battle I continually lose,…

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How to Have a Happy Mother’s Day When the Kids are Small

Mother’s Day carries with it a sneaky assumption: I should get paid back for all the hard work I do as a mother. 

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