by Cindy Hopper
Teacher Appreciation Week is the first full week in May. I love thinking of ‘puntastic’ gifts. You know, those clever play on words paired with a little gift. I especially like it when the gift is useful. I think this oven mitt filled with fun gadgets is just that.
by Mir Kamin
The reality is that I hope someday (maybe even someday soonish…) my teens will leave me and be able to feed themselves more than just ramen. So when the opportunity to try out Blue Apron came up, I said yes because I knew it meant a meal my teens could prepare with zero assistance from me, and it would be balanced, nutritious, and would not result in a crime scene of wasted food in my kitchen. (Also, we have a special offer for Alpha Mom readers if you want to sign up, too!)
Amalah discusses her diastasis recti, umbilical hernia and other post-pregnancy body changes that nobody seems to talk about.
Sometimes you need to be your child’s advocate when you’re dealing with a doctor or dentist that is not giving them the respect and kindness children deserve when receiving medical care.