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Parenting

Hey Mama, You Need to be a Little More Selfish

I had the most awkward conversation with a mom-friend the other day. Mentioning off-hand that I couldn’t wait to get in for my biweekly manicure. My nails were shot, and so was my emotional resolve. “Wait, you get your nails done every other weekend?” she asked, mouth agape. “With the kids, or…?” I explained that […]

Parties

Girls Night In: Drinks On The Patio

Sometimes, when the girls get together, it’s all about unwinding among friends. Set the perfect stage to do just that by taking the patio over just for yourselves for an after-dinner, after-bedtime soiree that encourages sliding off your shoes and lingering for awhile.