The Day I Served Tom Hanks at Custard Cup

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First jobs can easily be forgotten. But working at Jarling’s Custard Cup in Champaign was and always will be unforgettable.

Mom to Mom: Giving Your Kids Freedom to Roam


Bethany gives her boys freedom to explore their neighborhood on their own, but worries that someone else might view this as neglectful parenting.

Mom to Mom: A Surprising Danger at Local Parks


“I had no idea this seemingly innocent act was dangerous, and I wish I had.” Read about potential playground injury that many parents don’t think about.

Infertile No More: The Guilt to My Sisters in the Trenches


“I’m a pretty private person. Nothing showcases this more than how I’ve handled my pregnancies.”

Survival Parenting: They Grow Up

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Single mom Bethany is raising three boys on her own, and those boys are getting older by the day. No more splashing in the kiddie pool- they are swimming with the sharks now.