Author Archive | Megan Peters

Happy Goodbye to Preschool

A Happy Goodbye to Preschool

“Aren’t you sad?” I have been asked that question a dozen times in the last month. You see, my youngest, my baby boy, is growing up… and graduating preschool. Every time it’s mentioned, I look at the questioner with a bit of surprise. “Sad?! Why would I be sad? I’m so excited!” It’s that time […]

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I'm Not the Best Mom

I’m Not the Best Mom

A couple of days ago I had what some might call an “off day.” I’d call it a total cluster of insanity! I was throwing together sandwiches and snacks for the kids to eat in the car on the way to soccer practice, I was on the phone with my editor who needed a project […]

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Is Facebook on Its Way Out?

Is Facebook on Its Way Out?

Ahhh, Facebook. I have a love/hate relationship with the king of social media platforms. Yes, it provides me with entertainment in those times when I just need a break from the insanity of life as a mother of small children. But sometimes it feels like a black hole from which I can never escape! One […]

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Becoming a Mom Boss

Becoming a Mom Boss

When I had my first child, I was working in the marketing department of a large corporation. The job was fine, but it certainly wasn’t anything I was super passionate about. However, my husband had just started his own business, we had a baby and we had lots of bills to pay, so off to […]

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Mama Doesn't Drink Anymore

Mama Doesn’t Drink Anymore

A few years ago, I was gathering my kids up after summer day camp, wrangling backpacks full to the brim with wet swimsuits and towels. My daughter was attending a local program that took place at a theater in the park. They learned all about acting, singing and dancing in the mornings, and in the […]

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Bottled : A Mom's Guide to Early Recovery

An Interview with the Author of “Bottled: A Mother’s Guide to Recovery”

Dana Bowman is a writer with an extraordinary talent for turning bad situations into hilarious prose. Her first book, Bottled: A Mom’s Guide to Early Recovery, explores her own story as a person in long term recovery from alcohol addiction. But even more importantly, it adds in a dose of much needed humor. While addiction […]

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An Ode to Halloween

An Ode to Halloween

I will never forget my first Halloween as a parent. My little pumpkin (no pun intended, I really did dress her up as a pumpkin) was only seven months old, but I felt like I had entered a whole new universe… and it was AWESOME. You see, I’ve always loved Halloween. As a kid, it […]

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Parenting with an Age Gap

Parenting with an Age Gap

When I first became a mother nine years ago, it was a bit of a surprise. Okay, it was actually a HUGE surprise! Having my daughter turned my world upside down, and I went from a single, twenty-something to someone’s mother in what seemed like a blink of an eye. The emotional upheaval was initially […]

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