Articles with Whitney Fleming

Fighting Gratitude

Fighting Gratitude

Dawn breaks into my bedroom like a baseball through a window. I am tired before I even get up, worn out from a game that has not yet begun. I manage the start well. I pack lunches, check emails, and schedule…

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Whitney Fleming

Whitney Fleming is a public relations consultant and freelance writer. She lives with her husband and three tween daughters in the Chicago suburbs. She is trying to break out of the mold of being a typical suburban mom despite that she is often seen driving her minivan around the to soccer tournaments or volunteering for the PTA. She blogs about parenting, relationships and w(h)ine at Playdates on Fridays, and is featured on sites such as Huffington Post, In the Powder Room, Scary Mommy, Club Mid and The Mighty, among others.