Procrastination busters. Start your day by eating a frog.
Everybody wakes in the morning with a list of things to do. If you’re like me, some of those tasks persistently show up day after... Read More
Teaching kids (and yourself!) about hurtful words.
“Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me” – a familiar mantra we all used at one point or another... Read More
This too shall pass. Five Parenting Phases that you WILL get through. Promise.
Tonight at dinner, my five year old daughter said to me, “Thanks for the green beans, mom!” After wiping the smug I’m-such-a-great-mother smirk off my... Read More
Five things I can’t live without. Just one gal’s opinion.
This is not groundbreaking stuff. These seemingly insignificant items that I adore and hold in such high regard. And if I were writing this article... Read More
REVIEW: An Open Letter to Big Top Cupcake: We Like You
Big Top Cupcake. Well, this looks kinda fun. And my kids have seen the television ad at least 25 times over the last week while... Read More
Ridiculous Green Tips. I just won’t go that far.
I’m always on the hunt for green living tips to share with you, and I try to keep the recommendations realistic and simple enough where... Read More
The “Good Enough” Parent: Kicking the Martha Stewart Syndrome in the pants.
In an age where so many of us are twisting ourselves into balloon animals over everything concerning our children, I’m feeling an intervention is in... Read More
The Importance of Girlfriends.
There are loads of movies and novels spinning around our planet about the power of friendship and sisterhood. One only needs to peruse Netflix to... Read More
5 Things parents should never say to their kids. Come aboard, there’s room on my guilt wagon.
Article courtesy of Charlene Prince Birkeland, Team Mom on Yahoo.com. It’s no secret that parents should pay attention to how they communicate with their children.... Read More
9 Best “Mom” apps. Being this smart/organized/fashionable is natural, dontcha know.
I’ve had an iPhone for some time now, but have never invested too much time finding apps–come to find out, I was missing out on... Read More
“Do Kids Belong In Restaurants?” Article In The Herald. Our 2¢ On The Subject.
Upon cracking open the newspaper this morning, my eye immediately caught the article written by Portsmouth Herald food critic, Rachel Forrest, titled “Do Kids Belong... Read More
Guilt Be Gone! Let’s Give Ourselves A Break, Because We’re Pretty Great.
I’ve been following a weight loss program for the past 17 weeks, 2 days and 3.5 hours — that’s just a rough estimate. I’m doing... Read More