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Friendship Through Cancer

Thursday, 09 April 2015 00:00
It's been just over a year since I was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. Someone told me at the beginning that it would be a journey, and that it would look something like a roller coaster ride. Boy, were they right! Read more...
When my children were in elementary school, teachers discovered that they both had unique learning styles; styles that perhaps required more attention than a typical classroom could offer. Read more...

The Spring Break Childcare Shuffle

Thursday, 19 March 2015 00:00
Yup. I did it again. I forgot to find daycare for my kids during spring break. And now I'm doing my usual scramble to fill six full days of childcare, plus the late start scheduled on the Monday after spring break, because, I guess, life isn't complicated enough. Read more...

DIY Date Night Board

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 00:00
When living with a significant other, it's easy to get lost in day-to-day activities and forget to think about the free time you have together. Instead you opt for the standard choices, such as going to the movies or your go-to restaurant. You're spending time with each other, but you're not creating new memories together. Read more...

Reinventing Valentine’s Day

Thursday, 05 February 2015 12:05
Fancy dinner reservations, or a frozen pizza? A date with Prince Charming, or the ever-suave Jack Daniels? Read more...

5 Life Hacks for Moms Bringing Up Boys

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 00:00
I remember as a little girl thinking that moms who only had boys were scary. Read more...

Quality Workspace in the Workplace

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 00:00
You know that scene in the movie Office Space, when the characters break free from their stifling cubicles, steal the malfunctioning printer, and use baseball bats to bash it to pieces in a field? Have you ever felt like that about your workspace? Read more...

Five Habits for the New Year

Wednesday, 07 January 2015 08:03
Allegedly, it takes twenty-one days of a particular activity to "create a habit." Read more...

Fun Favor For Your Child's Holiday Party

Friday, 19 December 2014 00:00
If you've signed up to bring water to your child's holiday party, make it fun but easy (who's got time for decorating with googly eyes and pipe cleaners this time of year, anyway?). Read more...

Career Change … and Change … and Change

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 00:00
In many homes on the first day of school, kids are asked the same question (and every good Pinterest mom has a board ready for the photo-op answer): "What do you want to be when you grow up?" This year my son said, "a secret agent" and my daughter said, "a princess who eats, a lot." Read more...