On Surviving My Toddler’s First Month of Preschool

When we adopted our baby, I really wanted to stay home with her, but hoping to adopt again in the future, I thought it more financially wise to return to work. We decided to splurge on the next best thing – a nanny to provide one-on-one care for her, and convenience for us. Man, those were […]

3 Toddler Muffin Recipes That Are Saving My Life

Seriously, y’all. I wrote about this in a recent Tribe article, “On Surviving My Toddler’s First Month of Preschool.” Between teething, plain ol’ pickiness and starting preschool, the struggle is real over here, and healthy toddler muffins are saving me. I have to feed a picky toddler two meals a day (while trying to get […]

Threaded Together By Love: A Guest Post By Michelle Madrid-Branch

I am a mother of three amazing kids. Their ages are: fourteen, twelve, and six. Two boys and one little girl; each delivered into my life in different ways. My eldest son was delivered “biologically,” his younger brother was delivered out of Russia, and my youngest — the girl — was delivered out of Ethiopia. […]