Help Your Kids Build the Perfect

Helping Kids Build Their Best Holiday Wish Lists

Are your kids like mine when it comes to their holiday wish lists? They swear they don’t want anything until they get started then you end up with a lengthy list of ridiculous items they will never use? Yep, been there. Don’t forget the flip size where they put three things on the list. This Read More

A Day in the Life My (Not-so) Routine

A Day in the Life: the Not-So-Routine

I’ve never been one for plans and routines. I’m more of a fly-by-the-seat-of-my-pants kind of girl. However, parenting has kicked that carefree spirit to a small, dark corner of my mind. Oh, but you seem so “roll with the punches.” Um, not the same thing. Parents learn to roll with the punches in order to Read More

International Day of the Girl Child

Girl Up: International Day of the Girl Child

It’s a Girl. You play ball like a Girl. What a Girlie thing to say. But did you see what that Girl was wearing? She was asking for it. What do these statements make you feel? Are you empowered? Concerned? Pissed off? It’s International Day of the Girl Child and now more than ever it’s Read More

National Women's Health and Fitness Day

National Women’s Health and Fitness Day

It’s National Women’s Health and Fitness Day so Moms, this one’s for you. Just a little reminder to take care of yourself as much as you take care of your family. I don’t know about you, but I find it really easy to neglect myself when it comes to grocery trips, laundry, extracurriculars, homework, and, Read More

International Left Handers Day

International Left Handers Day

Today is International Left Handers Day and I am one of the people who is overjoyed to celebrate it! I am going to be sharing some of my favorite, and least favorite, things about being a lefty. The Cons of Being a Lefty Now there are cons to pretty much everything from a certain food, Read More

National Parenting a Gifted Child Week

National Parenting a Gifted Child Week

The third week of July has been named National Parenting a Gifted Child Week. I’m grateful that people are starting to recognize the challenges of raising gifted children. Sure, having a gifted child is a good thing, a great thing really. I’m not complaining at all. However, it’s nice to know that other people understand Read More