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A whole lot more than our skin texture, boob perkiness and ability to roll quickly out of bed in the morning changes when we hit our 30s, 40s and beyond. Something else that changes are our friendships. Ever notice that it can seem like female friendships are hard to establish or maintain the older we […]

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April 23, 2024

Why Are Female Friendships So Hard? A Guide to Making (and Keeping) Friends in Your 30s, 40s and 50s

We just got back from our first-ever cruise on the Disney Wish. Here’s what we did and a few tips for other first-time cruisers!

Disney Wish cruise ship | We Gotta Talk lifestyle blog & podcast by Sonni Abatta

March 22, 2024

Disney Cruise Review: Disney Wish for Families and First-Time Cruisers

After having three kids, here’s what I know about postpartum and maternal anxiety.

February 26, 2022

What I Learned About Postpartum Anxiety from Child One to Three

Meet fitness expert, Kayo Bodycare founder, and real mom, Christine Bullock.

February 4, 2021

Real Mom Talk with Christine Bullock: Infertility, Adoption, Hormones and Birthing a Business

I’m hardly a by-the-book person. In fact, the dozen or so books on parenting and baby sleep that I bought have all ended up serving as candle-holders on my nightstand, rather than actual resources to inform my mothering.

November 5, 2018

Attachment Parenting 101

There is no other way to describe this past Friday than messy. I don’t mean that in a figurative sense, but in a very literal sense. Specifically, it was bloody.

October 22, 2018

Speeding Toward the Big Stuff

Hey you. Yeah, you. The one who’s sitting, scrolling, exhausted, eyes heavy with exhaustion. Welcome to the sisterhood. Motherhood. We’re a wily bunch here.

July 9, 2018

The Sisterhood

It’s always fun to do things you’ve never done before, especially in your own hometown. I’ve done just about everything there is to do that tourist-y and fun in Pittsburgh, having been born and raised there, but there apparently was one fun thing that I missed in my 28 years there…

June 18, 2018

VIDEO: A Quick Trip Back Home

(*usually). Sometimes you get the crazy idea in your head that it is, in fact, possible to put on a full face of makeup with three young kids in the house. And then, you realize that you are a fool. A complete and utter fool.

June 4, 2018

This is Why Moms Don’t Wear Makeup*

When you find yourself saying “I’ll strip down naked if I have to, I just need to get on this flight,” you know your weekend away is off to a good start. Rewind!

May 28, 2018

The Day My Body Lotion Tried to Kill Me