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Ashley Smith

I Can’t Be A Great Friend, Because I’m Too Busy Being A Great Mom

The title says it all: I can't be a great friend because I'm too busy being a great mom. This is my open letter...

There Is No Right Or Wrong Decision About School – Trust Your Gut.

EVERY PARENT right now is struggling with the same decision: do we send our children back to school in the next few weeks, or...

Hey Mama, Stop Feeling Guilty, and Give Yourself A Damn Break.

Guilt for the times you yelled, for forgetting to pack your child’s show-and-tell toy, for not feeding them healthy enough snacks or for allowing too much TV time, for not handling a tantrum in the way that you should have. You start wishing for a do-ov..