My wishes turned into reality last week when the countdown to school finally hit zero and my daughters got out of my hair…I mean house. And while I couldn’t wait for a schedule and routine, summer seems like a breeze in comparison to this new […]
Category: Just for Moms
If you’re a busy mom like me, juggling parenting, school, the house, working and a thousand other things, you’ve probably said this to yourself a thousand times. I wish there were more hours in the day so I can get more done. Obviously there is […]
Regardless of age, getting children up, dressed, fed and out the door without conflict can feel like a herculean task. The experience can be just as maddening even when your children are able to do all of that themselves. For those of you with younger […]
What can we as parents do to make the transition back to school easier and a little less overwhelming? What can we do to support our children socially and emotionally to ensure they thrive under these challenging circumstances? Believe it or not, there’s one simple answer…LEAD BY EXAMPLE. Here are 5 ways to lead by example that will support our children’s overall well-being and ensure positive growth.
It’s been a long time since my daughter and I spent an extended period of quality time alone together. My daughter is a teenager. Now that she is beginning to tour colleges, I see it as an opportunity to grab as much time with her […]
Sometimes I have a love / hate relationship with being a woman. More specifically, being the epicenter of my family. While there are many aspects of taking care of my daughters (and all that goes along with it) and taking care of my home, there’s […]
This morning, as my husband and I were walking our dog, we passed two boys playing catch on their front lawn. I looked at my husband and smiled. Inside, I felt a little ache for him. As an athlete and lover of sports, I know […]