Are You A Super Mom?

Are You A Super Mom?

If you’re a mother who works, handles the kids and household responsibilities, remembers the hubby, hits the gym, and makes time for friends… well, then you are a Super Mom. Nobody is perfect, but to learn how to balance your life can at times seem like a...
Raising Kind Kids

Raising Kind Kids

One of the major goals of most parents is raising kids to be kind, compassionate people, but the details of how to do that can be a little fuzzy. Last night, my 5 year old offered to give his Winnie the Pooh ornaments to his 2 year old brother since he likes Pooh so...
Playdate Success

Playdate Success

Planning a successful playdate can be stressful or incredibly easy, depending on how prepared you are for the inevitable chaos. Or depending on your attitude. If you dread it, it will be terrible. If you’re looking forward to it, it will be fun! Don’t get me wrong-I...
Dealing With The Loss Of A Grandparent

Dealing With The Loss Of A Grandparent

Like all things in life, nothing lasts forever. While we know that death is unavoidable, it’s difficult to explain what loss is to an impressionable, easily-emotional child. A few months ago, I started dealing with this on an almost daily basis. My oldest...
Telling Your Boss You’re Pregnant

Telling Your Boss You’re Pregnant

“You’re pregnant!” I gasped when I heard the words coming from behind me as I stood in my office break room staring blankly into the refrigerator. I whirled around to see one of my coworkers standing behind me, arms crossed, smug smile on her face. “You are, aren’t...
Over-Scheduling Kids

Over-Scheduling Kids

As parents in this day and age, we are lucky. We are able to expose our children to arts and sports that we never had the chance to try. If you’re of my generation, (which is the one with or thinking about having small children) as a boy, you were probably in soccer...