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Candace Alnaji

Candace is a practicing attorney, working parents advocate, freelance writer, and proud mom. Her writing has been featured on Scary Mommy, Fairygodboss, Reality Moms, Her View From Home, Sammiches & Psych Meds, and other places around the web. She can be found writing about law, motherhood, and more on her blog as The Mom at Law. She can also be found on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.

Dear Children: Your Mom Is A Real Human Being

Dear Children, It’s me -- your mom. You may remember me from such classics as “Getting You (Yet Another) Glass of Milk” and “Tucking You...
walk with kids

How To Go On A Walk With A Toddler And Twins in 51 Easy...

It will feel great to get outside and go for a walk and explore a little bit. It will be fun! Right? How to go...

Why Psychologists Say You Need A Mom-Cation Stat

Here’s something that isn’t news: motherhood is hard work. No matter how many outside jobs you have, motherhood is a full-time job in itself....
mom friends

10 Signs You Need A Mom Friend

If you've ever wondered how badly you need a mom friend, picture this: You’re at a Target on a Tuesday morning with your gaggle of...

If Motherhood Teaches You Anything – It’s To Lower Your Expectations. No. Lower.

Before I became a mom, I had extremely high expectations for my daily life. Every day, I woke up bright and early. I’d hit the...

Motherhood Will Change You. But, Here’s What They Don’t Tell You.

Motherhood is the biggest secret hiding in plain sight. Before we become mothers, we see them everywhere, but we still have no idea what...

Six Types Of Moms I’m Not Judging

Mom judgment. So prevalent. So pointless. We see it all the time—moms attacking other moms for doing something they don't like. I'm a lawyer....

20 Totally Believable Excuses For The Mom Who Needs To Cancel Plans

Plans: who the heck wants them? Not me, and probably not you. Instead, what you really want is to do what you want when...

For The Strong Women Who Support Us

This is for the cool aunts, the women who, by blood or by fate, enter our lives and make everything brighter. This is for our BEST...

Six Reasons Toddlers Are The Worst Roommates Ever

In our early years, we deal with a lot of bad roommates. They drink all the milk, they never, ever replace the toilet paper,...