Travel

We can choose simple over excess, modesty over extravagance. (image credit: Thinkstock)

A Different Way To Holiday

We had no turkey, no casserole dishes heaped sweet potatoes or creamy green beans, no pies made from scratch, no beautiful table settings or nice Read...
Carrie Saum    |   11.29.17   |   SHARE
Minds
The entire situation of being sexually assaulted abroad was very uncomfortable, and I honestly didn't know what to do.

Sexually Assaulted Abroad

I was sexually assaulted abroad and I honestly didn't know what to do. I was stunned, relieved, and confused — so many emotions were running through Read...
Annette Richmond    |   11.28.17   |   SHARE
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I'm answering all of those early pregnancy questions so you can stop Googling!

16 Common Early Pregnancy Questions You're Too Afraid To Ask

You're pregnant, and you’re worried. I get it, I have six kids! So I'm answering common early pregnancy questions so you can worry less. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.28.17   |   SHARE
Families
Virgie Tovar

Take The Cake: Meet Chile’s Fat Mafia  

I arrive at the airport and I see the chubby, bespectacled face of my friend, Andrea. This was the beginning of my adventure with Chile's fat mafia! Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   09.28.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
Moms flying alone with kids need more support and less judgement.

5 Easy Ways To Help Moms Flying Alone With Kids

Next time you see moms flying alone with kids, try some of these tips. You might make someone's day. Read...
Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez    |   09.25.17   |   SHARE
Families
The world is inherently full of risk, and to be honest, travelling doesn’t elevate that risk much.

Why I Sent My 6-Year-Old To London Alone After The Terrorist Attacks

My mother called me the morning after the terrorist Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   09.12.17   |   SHARE
Families
It was a thrilling feeling to wake up in the morning without a child inches from my face asking for a bowl of cereal at 6:00 a.m., to eat breakfast I hadn’t prepared, to have only my own needs to meet.

I'm Not A Mother When I Travel Alone

Travelling solo for the first time allowed me to regain my sense of self outside of motherhood. It showed me that I could still be a whole and Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   09.6.17   |   SHARE
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Image credit: Sam Wheeler via Unsplash

I Went On A Kid-Less Vacation And All I Got Was An Emotional Breakdown (And Some Pretty Great Clarity)

No one ever told me that relaxing would be such a hard thing to do. Read...
Jonita Davis    |   08.7.17   |   SHARE
Families