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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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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 →

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 →

Innocence Lost: Whose going to protect our children, our lives, and restore our humanity?

The tragedy that unfolded in Parkland, Florida is a heartbreaking and harsh reminder that the world we live in is both broken and flawed in such a way that it seems as if no one person is safe from the... Continue Reading →

Fostering a Generation of Ignorance

As wonderful as it is to "Google something" and have answers immediately, this instant accessibility has, in my opinion, done a great disservice to my children.  In essence, this accessibility has fostered a generation of ignorance.  This is not to... Continue Reading →

With homework time there should be alcohol….lots and lots of alcohol…

Okay moms of school-age children - I don't know about you, but in my household, homework time is fraught with moans, groans, whining, meltdowns, and repetitive phrases of "this is so hard."  They barely have their assignments out of their... Continue Reading →

Back to school – finally…..

   Tomorrow is the first day of school for two of my three children and as always it brings about a plethora of mixed emotions for me as a mom.... First there is this weird sense of mourning which I... Continue Reading →

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