The idea of it was at first foreign - leave my child to go on a separate trip?! Who does this? Why? I can’t leave him! Will he be ok? It was hard to imagine being away from our son for more than 10 hours. That’s the most we’ve been away as working parents. Just … Continue reading Travel Diaries: Vacation from Parenting
Losing a child is never easy. In this post from the Mommy Series, Mayumi talks openly about the loss of her infant daughter, Miu. When I found out that I was having triplets, I was ecstatic to hear that one was a girl. I could not wait to have her. From the moment I … Continue reading Mommy Story: Losing Miu
It felt like my old insecurities were coming back. I had pushed them so far from the surface that I believed they were gone. The words meant no harm. They weren’t directed at me. But, when your own child is being discussed, then it’s as if the attack was made on you. The discussion was … Continue reading Unfiltered Words
July I glanced at the clock. "Good," I thought to myself. "I still have 20 minutes left." I try on item after item - each one finding themselves rejected and tossed onto my bed. In no time, the pile has gotten bigger, and I have made no progress. Nothing fits. Nothing. I stare at the … Continue reading The Pile
It happens to the best of us. One day, you're doing well and your Poshmark sales continue. Then, it stops....and doesn't pick us. You notice you've got a lot of dead inventory and a case of the closet crickets. What can you do? Everyone goes through a quiet period - take this as an opportunity … Continue reading Poshmark Sales Slump?
At first, Candice thought she was overreacting. Were things really different in the office ? Or was it just that her priorities changed ? She was a first time parent and elected to take a few months of maternity leave. Although she was a dedicated career woman, she had great joy in being a mother … Continue reading Are you being Mommy Tracked?
How would you deal with your child's medical issue ? In this edition of A Mommy Story, we are featuring Tamra and her son, Cooper. Tamra reveals discusses how she dealt with an understandably difficult and stressful experience. ---- As mothers, we all experience different trials and tribulations. They are generally greeted shortly thereafter (sometimes … Continue reading A Mommy Story: Cooper’s Helmet
I can't explain when it all changed. I don't know what contributed to it. I only remember wondering what made it so different than before. Most of all, I remember how disappointed I was when I realized that things were no longer what they were. We were friends under the most interesting of circumstances. We … Continue reading Drift
This post contains an affiliate link. It's no question that online selling platforms are booming. Platforms like Poshmark are giving people more options for buying and selling online. Many people engage in platforms like Poshmark as means to clean out their homes and still make a little money from it. Some treat it as a hobby. … Continue reading Is Your Poshmark Closet a Hobby or a Business ?
A friend of mine came up with a brilliant idea to help those affected by Hurricane Houston. She knows quite a few self-employed consultants and decided she'd host a shopping event in her home. All vendors would have to pledge a percentage of their profits towards relief efforts for Houston. She would match whatever was … Continue reading Sell for a Cause