The clock chimes 3:45 am. The house is quiet, and all are asleep--save one woman animatedly whispering rap lyrics in the warm living room by the fireplace. She is nursing a baby with one arm; her other arm gesticulates...
Are you looking for ideas for summer family fun in the OKC area? Even better, FREE activities? We have rounded some up for you! Now it's super easy to enjoy beautiful Oklahoma summer nights with your family and friends at these local events. Pack your...
You're pregnant! Ultrasounds! Birth Classes! Checkups! Baby Showers! Birth Plans! Baby comes! Swaddling! Breastfeeding! Shushing! Baby Bath! Weight Check! Alright, you get to take baby home! See you in 6 weeks! 6 week check-up: You're clear to resume activities. Want some birth control? See you in...
I felt a pang of sadness as we pulled up to the airport drop-off area. I had just spent three days with some of the most amazing women I know. It didn't feel like enough time. But the reality...
Summer will be here before we know it! This time of year can be an exciting time full of new adventures and lazy days, or they can be taxing to find a good place for your kids to go...
I recently wrote an article called Riding the Weight Wave acknowledging that weight fluctuations are normal - and giving everyone a likely too detailed timeline of my sizes and weights over the last decade. I got a few comments asking...
I love libraries. Maybe it’s the introvert in me that feels drawn to quiet spaces; maybe it’s the two years in high school I spent as a library aide; maybe it’s my love of reading and learning. Whatever it...
Motherhood. For me, it felt a bit like trying on a new pair of shoes. It was a little stiff. Even painful at times, but I was bound and determined to make them fit. After all, I made the...
As a teacher, I often get questions from friends about what they can be doing to prepare their child for school. My usual answer is: nothing! Let them play! Children learn through play and rich experiences. But I’ve come to...
Thirty years ago, I met a plucky, inquisitive redhead and decided she was my soulmate. She loved collecting weird things and bucking the status quo, and longed to see a world outside of what she knew. She even had...
Hi, I'm Kenzie and I struggle with being last minute with everything and anything. Hi Kenzie. But let me tell you something, it's not the worst thing ever. Believe it or not, there are some benefits to it. I am always...
Anyone with kids in childcare knows this sentence: "Sick children need to stay home until symptom-free for 24 hours." I have 3 kids. Sometimes one runs a fever for 2 hours and is fine for the rest of the day....

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