What do I want to do when my kids grow up?

While I have a few more years to think about it, I am already finding myself anxious about what career path I should take after my kids are all in school—if any at all. I wrote a little about that over at Portland Moms Blog, and since it posted I’ve gotten quite a few messages from other moms who’ve felt the same pressure. Maybe you can relate? Read more at Portland Moms Blog.


For the Maturing Mom: My PMB Guest Post (& Weekly Menu)

Today Portland Moms Blog posted a piece I wrote about becoming a mom of older kids.

There isn’t a word in the English language that accurately describes changing from being a mom of young children to being a mom of older children. A mom who’s done making more kids and is now concentrating on growing up the ones she’s got.
While the English language isn’t going to honor us moms of not-babies-anymore, I will.

maturing mom older kids

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My PMB Post: Christmas Cookies!

I did a little blogging over at Portland Moms Blog today. Head over there to check out my handy mom’s guide to Christmas Cookies, which includes links to all my go-to recipes for this time of year. It doesn’t matter if you are an experienced baker or don’t even own an oven, I’ve got you covered! (And while you’re there, check out some of the posts from other Portland-area moms!)

Christmas Cookies Mom Guide