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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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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 →

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 →

The morales of both motherhood and being a wife….

Life is not without it's lessons - the hard ones, the funny ones, the annoying ones, etc.  Every time I turn around it seems as if I am learning something, as both motherhood and being a wife is fraught with... 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 →

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 →

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