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What Motherhood Has Taught Me….

A mom shares lessons learned as she juggles her family and career….

A letter to my beloved lab… it’s time to say goodbye…

Dear Major, I knew that eventually day this day would come; the day I would be faced with making the most difficult decision of my life.  I struggled with it for quite some time even before it became apparent that... Continue Reading →

When you become part of the magic…

Last year when my son was 12 we had to break the truth to him regarding Santa Claus.  My husband, his stepfather, couldn't believe that he actually still believed but knowing my son and the gentle soul that he is,... Continue Reading →

For the working mom…and dad….

If only I had the opportunity to be a stay at home mom.... to have the time to spend with my children the way that my mom did.  What I wouldn't give to have the opportunity to teach them, read... Continue Reading →

We got puppies… we are nuts…

My daughter has been begging both my husband and me for either a puppy or a baby sister.  My answer to this has been an emphatic "NO."  First of all, as it pertains to the "baby sister" request, my child... Continue Reading →

My children are my joy…

Sure there are times I yell, freak out, and lose my shit on my kids - who doesn't.  But underneath it all, my kids are my joy.  Their smiles light up my world, their innocence restores my faith in humanity,... Continue Reading →

Prioritizing your relationships…

Lately it's become quite clear where I stand (or don't for that matter) with various people in my life.  You know the ones... they only call when they need something, want to complain about someone; or when something life altering... Continue Reading →

When Your Husband “Man Cleans” Your House…

I called out of work for the first time in over a year the other day - which let me just say is huge because I never call out.   But I had a lousy cold, I ached all over,... Continue Reading →

Making Time for Me…

Today was all planned out... I was going to drop my daughter off at pre-K and then head to the gym and do my workout.  Then I planned on hitting the park and doing a few miles (walking) on the... Continue Reading →

Time to Share the Workload – Hello Mr. Mom

Do I stay up late and enjoy the peace and quiet or do I go to bed and, if I'm lucky get a solid 6 hours of sleep.... Hmm it's such a hard choice.  The same can be said for... Continue Reading →

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