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The Reason I’m A Helicopter Mom

The Reason I’m A Helicopter Mom

Helicopter mom. If you’re a millenial parent, then surely you’ve heard the term. Those of us bestowed with this less than charming title are given it because we tend to “hover” over our children in public, swooping in to rescue them at the first sign of danger. Venture over to any public playground and you will […]

Eating Out with Kids: 6 Items to Bring with You

Eating Out with Kids: 6 Items to Bring with You

Eating out on date nights? If you have date nights, consider yourself lucky. When you’re the mom of a 3-year-old and 1-year-old, it’s cheaper to either: A) Not go anywhere. B) Take the kids with you so you don’t have to pay for dinner and a sitter. Very rarely do my family and I eat out, but when we […]

Blind Mom’s Log – Stargate Stomach Flu

Blind Mom’s Log – Stargate Stomach Flu

Last week, my entire house was taken over by the stomach flu. It started with my two-year-old daughter screaming for me in the middle of the night. As I catapulted out of bed, running towards her tearful screams, I had no idea what was happening. It was only after I opened the door to her […]

To Santa, From the Mom Whose Child Asked You to ‘Fix Mommy’s Eyes’

To Santa, From the Mom Whose Child Asked You to ‘Fix Mommy’s Eyes’

Dear Santa: I’m writing this letter on behalf of my daughter, who’s almost 3 years old. Christmas has taken on new meaning since this tiny blessing came into my life. Being the daughter of a blind mom isn’t easy for her, Santa. She may be young, but she already knows that her mommy is “different” from […]