Four Steps to Fostering Healthy Friendships

Four Steps to Fostering Healthy Friendships

Parenting Motivation KomUnity News Vibes Write for Us As parents, the days are full. The nights are sleepless. And the free time is practically unable to be seen. Time for building and maintaining friendships? Can’t see it. Time to relax by yourself? Impossible....
Are You On Your List?

Are You On Your List?

Parenting Motivation KomUnity News Vibes Write for Us Do you struggle with making yourself a priority? Are you always putting the needs of your spouse, kids, pets, parents, neighbors, mailman, second cousins and the rest of the living world in front of your own needs?...
Best Teacher Gift Giver Ever.

Best Teacher Gift Giver Ever.

Parenting Motivation KomUnity News Vibes Write for Us THE PROBLEM: Teacher Christmas Gift Giving Stinks. Family gifts ✔Friend gifts ✔Teacher gifts… uuhhhhh… eerrrrr… hhmmmm… Bueller…? Teacher Christmas gift giving doesn’t stink...
7 Tips For Surviving Holiday Road Trips With Kids

7 Tips For Surviving Holiday Road Trips With Kids

Parenting Motivation KomUnity News Vibes Write for Us Twenty Four Hours, Ya’ll. I just spent 24 hours in a minivan with my family of four on a family road trip adventure between Ohio and Colorado for Thanksgiving. Is there a badge for that?! If so, my husband...
Why I Believe Receiving is Just as Important as Giving

Why I Believe Receiving is Just as Important as Giving

Parenting Motivation KomUnity News Vibes Write for Us The holiday season is kicking off and the messages are coming through loud and clear on tv, social media, and ads in our mailbox. The message I’m talking about is the one that tells you to give. To give...
Playdates Are The New Babysitter

Playdates Are The New Babysitter

Parenting Motivation KomUnity News Vibes Write for Us When you hear the word Babysitter what comes to mind? A 14 year old neighborhood girl? Robin Williams dressed as an 80 year old German granny? A box set of books from the 90’s?   Well, my friends, it is...
We’re Bringing Komae to your Doorstep

We’re Bringing Komae to your Doorstep

Parenting Motivation KomUnity News Vibes Write for Us If you’re in love with the idea of sharing free babysitting between friends, but you’re not sure how to get your community up and running, then you’re in luck. Also, if you’re someone who...
How My Village Got Me Through My Double Mastectomy

How My Village Got Me Through My Double Mastectomy

Parenting Motivation KomUnity News Vibes Write for Us In February of this year, I received the news that I had tested positive for the BRCA2 gene mutation. If that sounds like a foreign language to you, don’t worry…I’ll explain. Maybe it rings a bell when I say...
Stranger Danger! How do you find sitters you trust?

Stranger Danger! How do you find sitters you trust?

Parenting Motivation KomUnity News Vibes Write for Us “I would never trust a Stranger to babysit my kids.” -Every parent ever Trust is the number one thing when it comes to finding a babysitter. I’ve talked to hundreds of moms and learned a super interesting fact:...
Raining Resources : Be the Village

Raining Resources : Be the Village

Parenting Motivation KomUnity News Vibes Write for Us When someone reaches out to you and asks if they can write a blog sharing from their heart how finding community and finding Komae has touched their lives, you say yes. Thank you Whitney for these amazing words....
3 Steps Towards Making Mom Friends

3 Steps Towards Making Mom Friends

Parenting Motivation KomUnity News Vibes Write for Us Why is making friends so hard? And why does it seem to get even more difficult as you age? We desperately long for community but don’t always know how to find it in a comfortable, genuine, and lasting way. I...