Love, Hope, & Coffee

Caffeinated musings on motherhood & life

Category: Family (page 1 of 4)

A No-Nonsense Approach to Morning Crankiness

If you feel groggy and irritable first thing in the morning, there’s a scientific reason why.… Read More

Savoring Summer

This week, as the kids received long-awaited classroom assignments and bus drivers practiced their routes through our neighborhood, all I could think was: Hold on a minute, wasn’t summer just getting started? Read More

Dear Kids: Please Go Play So I Can Blog About You

“Okay kids, Mama needs some quiet time to write. Please go play so I can work on this blog post about motherhood.”

The irony of this statement has always bothered me.… Read More

Does the Past Make You Sad? Maybe That’s Okay

Last week, my family traveled to Arizona and California, where we visited relatives and officially kicked off summer.… Read More

Embracing Non-Productivity

Summer is almost here, and like many parents, I’m scrambling to squeeze as many productive hours into each day as possible before school ends.… Read More

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