Love, Hope, & Coffee

Caffeinated musings on motherhood & life

Author: Gina (page 1 of 11)

On Trophies and Other External Rewards

There’s something about car rides that always prompts my kids to share freely what’s on their minds. Driving my youngest daughter to gymnastics one evening, … Read More

Parenting in an Always-On Digital Age

If you’re a parent, chances are you’ve heard about this article by Christie Tate, which appeared last week in the On Parenting section of the … Read More

Thankful

Much of my writing focuses on my late mother and how close we were. But this week, while talking with my dad on the phone, … Read More

A No-Nonsense Approach to Morning Crankiness

If you feel groggy and irritable first thing in the morning, there’s a scientific reason why. It’s called sleep inertia, which is basically “a … Read More

Little Panic: What I Learned From One Author’s Childhood Anxiety

As a person who has anxiety, I eagerly dived into Amanda Stern’s new book, Little Panic: Dispatches From An Anxious Life. The book recounts Stern’s … Read More

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