Motherhood & Family

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5 Ways to make this summer full of unforgettable family fun

5 Ways to make this summer full of unforgettable family fun

The other day I was catching up with a girlfriend on the phone. She told me about her summer so far with her daughter Megan. […]

Hiring: The world’s toughest job

Hiring: The world’s toughest job

If you saw a job listing or interviewed for a position in which you had to work unlimited hours with no breaks, no vacation, had […]

Teach your children the importance of taking time for yourself

Teach your children the importance of taking time for yourself

Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Cards and flowers are always a nice treat, especially when those gifts are from your children. Or maybe […]

Youth sports: Personal development is the award

Youth sports: Personal development is the award

The same debate takes place every season. Winning vs. Losing. I’ve experienced it from different angles and had this discussion countless times with parents and coaches. […]

No longer believing in Santa or the tooth fairy

No longer believing in Santa or the tooth fairy

“Mom, you’re the tooth fairy, aren’t you?” accused my nine year old daughter out of the blue one morning as she held up a tooth […]

20 Things moms don’t need to feel guilty about

20 Things moms don’t need to feel guilty about

Ugh. Mommy guilt. Will it ever go away? Here’s the scoop about guilt. Guilt reinforces this idea that who we are as Moms is not […]

Youth sports: How to be a supportive sports parent

Youth sports: How to be a supportive sports parent

A successful experience in youth sports requires the proper support from the player, coach, and parents, similar to a three-legged stool. If any one leg […]

Family leadership: Becoming a successful and effective parent leader

Family leadership: Becoming a successful and effective parent leader

What is leadership and why should parents care? Leadership is the ability to inspire yourself and others to take positive action in life. Every individual […]