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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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Feeling safe in your home after something happens…

The other day we had the scare of our lives - the beginning of an electrical fire in our breaker box.  While it never got to the point of flames and smoke; it did involve burning plastic, a horrific smell,... Continue Reading →

Bullying 5.0

I have written about this topic on many occasions.  It is one that I am passionate about because my own child was a victim of such cruelty.  While his situation thankfully seems to have improved, for many children, their situations... 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 →

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 →

I’m a mom who says “Fuck”…

I didn't start out wanting to curse - it just sorta happened over time.  Little things became bigger things and as parental frustrations accumulated and I found myself uttering under my breath variations of the "F" word or "F" word... Continue Reading →

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