“It turns out that the Family Meeting provided both the emotional and logistical anchor that our chaotic family didn’t even realize was missing.” Wow, that’s a powerful line, huh? We recently did an interview with Laura Gassner Otting for our podcast (ep coming in the months to come!) in which she talked about the importance of her family meetings. And all of us on the call were like, wait, what? — tell us more about this! And so she shared with us this post she wrote: “The One Meeting You Need to Add to Your Calendar.” And I’ve gotta say,…

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The first trimester of pregnancy can be ROUGH. (Like, so rough we had to pull together our fave GIFs to honor that “special” time.) But, as I’m currently learning, the first trimester is even harder when you already have a little one (or two) to care for. I mean, I have an almost 4-year-old daughter who’s pretty manageable most days — and I have been wiped. So, pregnant moms of multiple kids, especially those who are toddlers and younger? I salute you, bad-ass mamas. Now that I’m officially in the second trimester and finally starting to feel a little better…

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