Motherhood & Family

Life in the ‘hood

20 Things teachers don’t need to know about your kids

20 Things teachers don’t need to know about your kids

As moms are busy getting their kids ready for the school year, some might even make a list of all the things every teacher should […]

How to choose a youth sports league

How to choose a youth sports league

I speak to many parents about their experiences with youth sports leagues in order to understand their expectations and concerns about youth sports. Some parents […]

9 Tips for an awesome school year

9 Tips for an awesome school year

As much as I hate to think of summer ending, it’s time to think about the beginning of a new school year. To begin is […]

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 […]