Category : Parenting

- 1 day 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...

- 1 week 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...

- 2 weeks 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...

- 1 month 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...

- 1 month 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...

- 1 month ago

An Ode to a Martha's Vineyard Vacation

On Oak Bluffs in Martha's VineyardAn Ode to Martha's VineyardI close my eyes; and, I experience heaven...It looks like sunny skies, blue waters and beautiful gardens full of hydrangeas.It smells like salty air, lobster rolls cooking and the aroma of...

- 2 months ago

Summer Beach Life

Family at the beach, Destin, Fla.Currently, I am enjoying my second get away of the summer. It's a girls' trip with me and my daughter. We're traveling to Puerto Rico to celebrate her Godfather's birthday. It's also a celebration of her in some respe...

- 3 months ago

Beach trips make summer more special!

Girl at Presque Isle State ParkGoing to the beach is one of our favorite things to do during the summer. And although we prefer the ocean, any beach will do. Last summer, because of concerns about COVID19, we only made it to Presque Isle State Park i...

- 3 months ago

Something to Brighten Your Week-Images From COVID19 Adventures

Two brothers having a great day As working moms, we wear a lot of hats and keep a lot of balls in the air. Our biggest challenge, after figuring out what to do with all of that damn laundry, is figuring out how to keep our kiddos entertained and...

- 3 months ago

Managing Working Mom Guilt in The Summer

We can all agree that last year was crazy! COVID19 chaos caused our kids to learn in front of computer screens, us to work and educate our kids simultaneously, and many extra-curricular activities for children were cancelled or conducted virtually. F...

- 4 months ago

Sharing News about Summer Camp at Sarah Heinz House

If you're still seeking quality summer programming for your kids, check out Sarah Heinz House. My kids have participated in programming there for years and love everything that they have to offer. Below is a link for more information! ht...

- 4 months ago

Happy Experiences Sweeten the Journey

People criticize social media influencers for portraying an unrealistic view of life. They criticize us for showing glossy, perfect images when life can be filled with gruesome, painful experiences.Here's the truth.& Social media influencers, l...