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What Motherhood Has Taught Me….

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

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Mommy’s Pet Peeves….

As moms we all have them.... Pet Peeves... I thought I'd share a few of mine.... My kids drawers looking like disasters literally hours after I just refolded and NEATLY put away all of their clothes.  Apparently it's quite an undertaking... Continue Reading →

Bring on the Wine – it’s Homework Time Again….

The bane of my existence from September to June - homework time.  Just asking my kids if they have homework can bring on a wide range of emotionally charged responses and unsolicited meltdowns.  As if I, the woman who has... Continue Reading →

Choose kindness this school year….

If you have read my blog you know that I often speak out passionately when it comes to bullying.  Having a child who has been the victim of bullying has been what drives me to challenge other children and parents... Continue Reading →

The Bullying Epidemic

A problem as old as time, yet one that continues to exist, and if anything has only gotten more powerful - thanks in part to social media, parental ignorance, and a generation of entitlement. If you are a parent whose... Continue Reading →

When you child is the victim of bullying…

The phone call came last week.  It was the middle school Principal calling to inform me that a bullying issue had occurred, and my oldest son was the victim.  Apparently another kid on his bus, an older child with whom... Continue Reading →

I want to quit my family when…

Some days I just want to wave the white flag, throw my hands up in the air and concede defeat.  Other days I want to run far far away and never EVER come back.  Being a mother and wife is... Continue Reading →

If Your Kid is Gonna Get Sick….

 If your kid is going to complain of an earache it's going to be on a Friday night, after the doctor's office has closed, when she's with your mother-in-law (who doesn't have access to your plethora of essential oils and... Continue Reading →

Got Some Old Baby Items? Helpful Hints I’ve Learned as a Mom…

 Old burp cloths and baby washcloths make great dusting cloths and great rags. Hooded baby towels make great hair towels for you.  When you get out of the shower, just put the pocketed corner over your head and wrap up... Continue Reading →

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