What I’ve Learned in (Almost) One Year of Motherhood

It seems like just yesterday I was counting down the days to my due date,…

A Throwback Thursday Playlist: Nights In White Satin

I’m not ashamed to say that The Zombies and The Kinks are two of my…

Why I Want To Be A Foster Parent

Pretty much anyone who knows me knows that, more than anything, I want to be…

The Mindfulness Tech You Need To Get You Through The Year

We start off every year with the best of intentions: be healthier, travel more, try…

How To Create the Perfect Winter Flower Arrangement

There’s something special about entering a room in late spring or summer and inhaling the…

When Harry Met Sally Nails the Awkwardness Significant Others Put on Friendships

Oh, When Harry Met Sally, that ever-renewing spring of arch observations about love and friendship,…

Early Graduation Actually Kinda Sucks

At the beginning of my final semester in college, I felt like I was in…

The Secrets of Motherhood

I walked through my first pregnancy with a fair amount of anxiety. I was worried…

Five New Years Resolutions It’s Not Too Late To Start

This post might be a bit late, but when it comes to improving yourself, why…

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Why My New Year’s Resolution is to Strive for Imperfection

I hate New Year’s resolutions. Which is surprising, because I’ve always been a very goal-oriented…

My Mom Gave Me Pepper Spray For Christmas – Again

It was in a Christmas present labeled “To: Maggie, From: Mom” with a parenthetical that…

Why You Don’t Need to Feel Sorry for My Christmas-Born

My daughter was born early. When I first found out I was pregnant, I calculated…

Holiday Movies to Mend a Broken Heart

Inevitably, my younger, single self always seemed to be going through some sort of break-up…

How to Handle the Holidays As An Adult in a Relationship

I am a huge fan of the holidays, the spirit of the season and family…

Growing Up is Scarier Than Moving Halfway Across the World

In a little over a month, I’ll be in Australia. If everything goes according to…

9 Simple Ways That Men Can Be Feminist Allies

The past few weeks have seen a massive exhalation of once unknown accounts of sexual…

And I Didn’t Burn the Potatoes

This is the tale of how an awkward girl without a domestic bone in her…

5 Things You Should Own By the Time You Hit 30

It’s an exorable truth that comes to all generations and is now being realized by…

On Embracing My Own Mediocrity

I have trouble self-identifying with any of my hobbies. Recently, someone asked if I was…

Why Steve Harrington Is The Best High School Sweetheart You Never Had

Unless you live in a cave, you are aware of the brilliance of Netflix’s “Stranger…