Momma’s Gone Crazy

By WMM Contributor: Elizabeth Braatz If you’re anything like me, then you’re overscheduled, overstressed and overworked. You’ve committed to every request that comes your way, volunteer when needed, check homework, make lunches, clean your house and be the best wife and mother that you can be…all while being a functioning employee at work. Just typing …

8 Tips for Parenting Your Teen

By WMM Contributor: Silvia Cortes Adolescence. A time in our life that feels as if it is going to last forever and ever.  Then, all of sudden we are 10, 20, 30 years since our teenage years and wonder how we survived until it’s time to parent a teenager.  I have the bigger bonus of …

Anxiety & Parenting

  By WMM Guest Contributor: Tierney Konitzer “She’s learning from you.”– a sentence a new mom might want to hear about her daughter. At 20 months old, my daughter Rose is polite, kind, caring and has totally normal 2-year-old tantrums. But this isn’t a sentence I want to hear. People in my support circle think …

Top 3 Summer Party Ideas for Families

Warmer weather is finally kind of almost here in Milwaukee (hey that long weekend was pretty spectacular) which means it’s time for outdoor events and parties! If you’re like us, you have lots of events to celebrate such as birthdays, graduations, anniversaries and maybe even a wedding or two this summer. Last summer Working Moms …

The Childcare Search

By WMM Contributor: Melissa Feldmeyer The part of motherhood I was looking LEAST forward to was not the delivery or the sleepless nights, but the idea of having to find child care for my baby. The search, the guilty feelings about leaving my baby, and the cost (oh, the cost…..) I knew I would be …