In my five years as a working mom with two children, I am extremely fortunate at the few number of times I've had to keep my kids home sick from child care with icky colds and/or flu symptoms (because, ugh,...
I would never talk to someone the way I talk to myself when I'm in self-bullying mode. Whoever coined the phrase, "You are your own worst critic" wasn’t kidding. But I’m not always negative; sometimes I swing the opposite...
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No One MAKES Us Feel Bad

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“Mom, Max made me feel bad!” Nope. No he didn’t. In fact it’s impossible. No one can make you feel bad. This is a concept that is not only foreign to our children, but absolutely foreign to most of us, the...
Food allergies are on the rise, affecting approximately 1 in 13 American children. For those parents who have experienced food allergies first-hand, it can be overwhelming and scary. To help us better understand what we need to know about pediatric...
The pressures of motherhood are real, and some days I feel like I'm drowning in all the expectations. As moms we multi-task, balance schedules and do our best to keep everyone happy. I continually have to reevaluate my life...
One night, while passing out plates of chocolate cake, my seven-year-old daughter's favorite, she refused, saying “No thank you. I’m feeling a bit fat today.” My jaw dropped. I asked her to clarify her comment. “I just don’t want...
While dementia commonly occurs to most of the elderly, increasingly more individuals are starting to develop dementia in their 40s and 50s. Yes, you read it right, it can occur that early! And as moms, it is important for...
I would love to see my children's confidence grow as vast as can be. Confidence in who they are, who they want to become, a new talent that they would like to try. Confidence that they can do whatever...
I've got a secret. I’ve been on the outside for almost exactly 7 years to the day. You know that scene in the movie Groundhog Day (I may be aging myself a bit here) where the clock flips to 6:00...
With all of its festivity and yuletide joys, winter's official kickoff in December is easily greeted, but something sinister looms on the other side of New Year's Eve, the winter blues. I began to experience a frustrating decline in...

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Summer Camps with Space!

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We know scheduling summer camps can sometimes get a little bit crazy. Many families have changes to their seasonal plans and need to make...