Category : Parenting

- 4 months ago

It Takes a Village To Support a Mom

Part of my mommy village“Being a mom has made me so tired. And so happy.”& – Tina FeyThe above quote from Tina Fey captures motherhood in a nutshell. It is all consuming, absolutely overwhelming and completely worth it. Being a mom has pushed me to m...

- 4 months ago

The Working Mom Reality Show

Last Friday night I posted a photo of me and my husband on Instagram. We were on our way to an event. I was in full makeup and a formal dress coat was covering my gown. channeled my inner Beyonce,& struck a pose and did my best attempt at a sultry p...

- 4 months ago

How You Can Enjoy Life During These Trying Times

Easter Sunday #ChurchFlowWe were blessed with a blessed, peaceful, ordinary Easter Sunday. Our kids woke up to presents from the Easter Bunny contained in baskets. They ate candy, followed by breakfast and got ready for church. (Yes, in that order! :...

- 5 months ago

Spring Break Gratitude

Mom and daughter at playground“Gratitude is a powerful catalyst for happiness. It’s the spark that lights a fire of joy in your soul.” – Amy ColletteI had grand plans for Spring Break. There was a plane and a beach involved. I was also planning to vi...

- 5 months ago

Four Secrets to Success For Working Moms

“So, please, let's stop talking about 'having it all' and start talking about the very real challenges of 'doing it all.'"& ―& Kirsten Gillibrand,& Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the WorldWhen people talk about "having it all", at the co...

- 5 months ago

You Can Overcome Working Mom Guilt

Mom at Disney smiling because her kids were happy!“One of the conflicts inherent in having choice is that we all make different ones. There is always an opportunity cost, and I don't know any woman who feels comfortable with all her decisions. As a r...

- 5 months ago

How Working Moms Can Tackle the Laundry Monster!

Thinking it would be great if Alexa did laundry."Don't hate me because I'm beautiful..." ---old Pantene CommercialWhen I was a kid, Pantene had a commercial with the above tag line. It doesn't really apply to me, but I have been longing to include it...

- 5 months ago

How My Second Child Taught Me to Love With My Whole Heart

A new born& Raising children uses every bit of your being - your heart, your time, your patience, your foresight, your intuition to protect them, and you have to use all of this while trying to figure out how to discipline them.& & -Nicole Ari Park...

- 6 months ago

Spring Break Photography Tips for Busy Moms

One thing that bloggers, especially "Mommy Bloggers" understand is the power of a great photograph to take a post from boring to bold! That said, bloggers aren't the only moms who are obsessed with taking photos of their kids. Indeed, Instagram might...

- 6 months ago

The Keys to Succeeding As a Working Mom

Working mom at school breakfastLike the new Netflix show Workin' Moms illustrates, raising young children and maintaining a full-time a job is a lot! It only gets more complicated as you add more children. Last year we had our third and it has been r...

- 6 months ago

Pursue Success Not Passion

“More important than the& quest& for certainty is the quest for clarity.” ~Francois GautierI recently heard a Ted Talk that has transformed the way I approach my career and my life. I think that I may be late to the party because millions of people h...

- 7 months ago

What Working Moms REALLY Want For Valentine’s Day!

Couple on the town& Women who value Valentine’s Day do so because they want to feel significant to the man they love. And what really makes us feel special is receiving something personal--something that indicates that our man understands us. -Chatón...

- 7 months ago

Staying in Shape!

Working moms on the townEverybody in the above photo is a working mom and I think that we look pretty damn good!Below is a link to a post about how to stay in shape.Chaton's World: A Working Mom's Quest for Balance in Stilettos© : Six Secrets to Stay...

- 7 months ago

How Dana Hanna Built the Life She Wanted to Live

Dana Hanna and Duffy Hanna"Making a bold move is the only way to advance toward the grandest vision this universe has for you." - Oprah WinfreyLast year I was fortunate to make the acquaintance of several women who inspired me. This year, I will be p...