Category : Parenting

- 1 day ago

Memories of Sunny Days on This Frigid Day

It seems like the entire country is in the middle of a freeze. Indeed, I was listening to SiriusXM this AM and the DJ said that it was 28 degrees in Dallas, Texas today. She joked that nothing is more dramatic than a cold Texan. I don't know about th...

- 1 week ago

Tip for the New Year: Compartmentalize Your Life For Success

Working mom and kidsAccording to a recent study by Oregon University, a happy home life can result in an increase in immersion and productivity, leading to a happier work life. SeeHow to Be Happier at Work, According to Scientific StudiesThe holid...

- 1 month ago

Winter Solstice Lesson for Moms with Young Children

Celebrating lifeToday is December 21st,& the Winter solstice.& It is a time to put old things away and start anew. As someone who called me today said, "It is a time to say goodbye to everything that hasn't been working for you and embrace what you...

- 1 month ago

We Survived Another Pandemic Year, Now Here Comes Christmas!

Working Mom& & & Even though last year was hard, one benefit of being on lock down during the pandemic was the relief from many of the social expectations that make the world go 'round like, holiday presents for those who help you but aren't family...

- 1 month ago

This Thanksgiving, I am Overwhelmingly Thankful...

Getting ready to party in Miami!"Sometimes, it takes a special event to make you remember who you are..."My birthday was over a week ago. However, I'm just commenting on it for two reasons. The first reason is, I've been making a conscious effort to...

- 2 months ago

Remember, dreary days don't last forever

On the beach in Sandusky, OhioThe fall and winter get so dreary, which can make them hard to bear. To brighten all of our spirits, I intend to post beach photos to brighten our days and remind us that this season shall indeed pass.Also, on my birthda...

- 2 months ago

Halloween Memories (2019)

I try to enjoy the journey with my kids. Halloween is something that we try to enjoy together. Here are some photos from 2019.

- 3 months ago

Aunts are the angels God sends to children

Aunt and nephew"[T]he model middle child is patient and likes to take care of everyone." -Jennifer GarnerMy sister and my seven year old share the same birth order. They are& both the middle child. And this has given them a bond. She gets the challe...

- 3 months ago

Beach Photo To Brighten Your Day

Family at the beach. Corolla, NCAs a working mom, my days and weeks are jam packed with work and family obligations. Even with the routines and processes I have implemented to make it easier, it can be hard. Sometimes, just seeing a photo of the beac...

- 3 months ago

Random Advice: Charcuterie Boards Make Everybody Happy!

Family enjoying charcuterie boardEver notice how everybody smiles when a charcuterie board is presented? I think its because of the presentation and the easy access to all of the tasty treats. Anyway, they have become my go to for parties. They are e...

- 3 months ago

Celebrating my daughter's birthday

Little girl on a bridgeMy daughter's eleventh birthday was this past Saturday. Eleven years ago my heart discovered a love it never imagined and she has enriched every day since. She is her own person. She is smart, sassy, and stylish. I get prouder...

- 4 months ago

It's Not Too Late to Take a Family Vacation

In Duck, NC& with my baby& Awhile ago, Time magazine ran a story, entitled, "Who Killed Summer Vacation", that's really disturbing for working moms. It's proven that workers are working harder. They have longer hours and more responsibilities. And wh...

- 4 months ago

It's Not Too Late to Take a Vacation With Your Family

In Duck, NC& with my baby& Awhile ago, Time magazine ran a story, entitled, "Who Killed Summer Vacation", that's really disturbing for working moms. It's proven that workers are working harder. They have longer hours and more responsibilities. And wh...