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Top 5 Reasons Mothers Feel Sleep Deprived

This is a Sponsored Post. Motherhood, really parenthood, and sleep deprivation seem like two sides of the same coin. While a few parents may brag about how their newborn slept through the night starting at […]

My “Work” and “Work-Life” Struggles as a Stay-at-Home-Mom

The other day when I dropped my son off to daycare, the husband of the lady who runs the daycare asked me, “So, did you get a job yet?” I may have mentioned to him […]

Stay-at-Home-Mom Burnout

Ever experienced one of those days when you could barely stand up, your feet ready to melt under the weight of a body getting crushed by its own weight? Shoulders aching with pain like you […]

My 1-year-old’s Favorite Books

Unlike her brother, Teju does not get read to every night. We just read to her throughout the day whenever we can and a few times a night if everything works on schedule and we […]

Hard Choices

“I’ll miss you there, Mommy,” he said, with a sad look in his beautiful eyes and with inverted lips which only accentuated his little puffy cheeks. It broke my heart. Why was I doing this, […]

Mother-Son Movie Night

It hit me like a brainwave – Why not do a movie night with my little guy? It is a Friday night, after all. Of course, as all parents of toddlers know, it really does […]

Review: FotoJet, a Browser-Based All in One Photo Tool

No Adobe Photoshop subscription? No problem. No advanced designing skills? No problem. I love how things have advanced to a point where anyone can create beautiful images and other designs at the click of a few […]

HerStory: The Women of theParentVoice.Com

Meet the team that created theparentvoice.com

The Unspeakable, Spoken: Why is this so tough?

I really wish wine did it for me. Isn’t wine supposed to help deal with motherhood, if all those memes are to be believed? Nothing really works for me. I don’t smoke. I don’t really […]

Thoughts during the lifecycle of a sick child

TJ had fever last week. Pretty much all day. It was a fever that started out of nowhere on Thursday evening, lasted all day Friday, give or take a few hours working off of the […]

Review: Filld – The Gas Delivery App

Waiting at a gas station to fill up gas is probably one of their least favorite activities for most people. Filld is a gas delivery service handled entirely through an app that does the gas filling […]

Answering my Calling. Serendipitously.

As a former professor of organizational communication, a feminist, and an unapologetic qualitative scholar, my absolute favorite kind of research involved talking to people about their lives. When I wasn’t immersed in my participants’ life […]

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