J.M. Robeson

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J.M. Robeson is an author of women's fiction, a freelance writer, and the mom blogger for Winging It, Mom Style. She holds a Bachelor's of Science in Elementary Education from Louisiana State University. Currently, she lives in Houston, Texas, and spends her time chasing two, tiny puppy dogs, and one, not-so-tiny preschooler, who she lovingly refers to as Tiny Tot. http://wingingitmomstyle.com

4 Reasons Imparting Confidence is Important

"I'm going to climb up on a soapbox for a second, because I'm seething right now." At dance tonight, the...

The New Fear In Parenting

My child is playing in the back yard. He's leaping, he's bouncing, he's chasing, he's exploring. He's antagonizing the...

The Grocery Store Game

What’s the first image that comes to mind when you envision a mother towing children into the grocery store?...

Trophies Don’t Have Superpowers

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Building Body Image: A Mommy’s Tale–Part 3

In such a weight-conscious society, it is hard to understand that one, passing remark might forever change the mental...

Symptoms of an Eating Disorder: A Mommy’s Tale–Part 2

It’s funny how one seemingly innocuous conversation can transport the memory back in time. The man who told me...

Myths of Eating Disorders: A Mommy’s Tale–Part 1

Due to a conversation with an older male college student, which I cannot get out of my head, I...

5 Ways to Move Past Parental Fear, and Breed Respectful Children

It's a tone, it's a look, it's a snide, snarky remark, and it floors you. You're standing there, staring...

Working Mom: A Syndrome?

I write a lot about single moms, working moms, and single, working moms. A fellow mom—a working mom—asked me...

The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Mommy’s Bad Day

My alarm clock went off at 5 AM and I called it a jerk, and Tiny Tot wouldn't wake...