Category : Parenting

by Staff - 19 hours ago

Wordless Wednesday: A Holiday photo

This is one of my favorite holiday photos. It was taken at a party we frequent every year and I was pregnant with my middle child. We look so happy. Great tree too! ;-)

by Staff - 6 days ago

Sometimes Working Moms Who Lean In Get Pushed Back

On top of the highest building between Chicago and New YorkReferring to leaning in, "[s]ometimes that s- -t doesn't work." -Michelle ObamaMichelle Obama made a comment on her book tour that shook up the internet. She said out loud that leaning in doe...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Tis the season to be Thankful...

“Be thankful for what you have;& you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” —Oprah WinfreyI love everything about this time of year. Everything is a little brighter, a little more fancy&...

by Staff - 3 weeks ago

Thanksgiving Message

So much has happened this year that reminds us all of the blessing that is this life. Let's all take a moment to pause and reflect on our blessings and give thanks. As I think about my blessings, I am grateful to readers. Thank you for being the hear...

by Staff - 4 weeks ago

The Joy That Is This Life

Basking in the SunshineRaising my children has been my life's greatest joy. One reason is because I get to experience the world through their eyes. The simplicity of their love. Their joie de vivre. The way that they take pleasure in nature and peopl...

by Staff - 1 month ago

The Top Fifteen Free Things Life Has to Offer

Being a working mom can sometimes seem like an economics class—a study of the scarcity of resources. We often feel like we lack the time, energy and resources to do everything we'd like to do, or at least do them right.& Lately though, because of...

by Staff - 1 month ago

Thankful for all of the love!

Last Monday was my birthday!!! My birthday is always a day of reflection. Through social media and technology, I am& reminded me that friendship is powerful. Since friendships are entirely voluntary relationships, I am always touched when I get a not...

by Staff - 1 month ago

A Pittsburgh Halloween

The Wasp Trick or TreatingWe distinguish ourselves by our ability to overcome after adversity. Today, four days after the massacre that occurred at "Tree of Life" synagogue, Pittsburghers celebrated Halloween.& My family celebrated with two Hallowee...

by Staff - 1 month ago

Working Mom Tips From Google

Working Mom Today.com Working mom advice: 28 tips for Savannah and all working parents Today.com Going back to work after maternity leave is hard. Advice and support from other parents makes it a little easier. Here are 28 tips an...

by Staff - 1 month ago

The Controversy Plaguing the Nation

This country is currently torn apart by controversy. There are opposing camps, and everybody is convinced that they are right and are very resistant to even listening to the other’s point of view. I am talking about whether you’re the type who believ...

by Staff - 1 month ago

Working Moms Don't Complain, Rejoice

Working mom, looking for the bright side“Let us rejoice [in this day] and be glad in it.” & Psalms 118:24 As I was walking back from picking up my lunch, I realized that the Bible got it right. OK, don’t send me hate mail. I know that there are milli...

by Staff - 1 month ago

Fall Traditions can Make Mondays Worth It

Party at the Pumpkin Fest!"Having children just puts the whole world into perspective." Kate WinsletAs I discussed the other week, greeting your work day on Monday with gratitude can help you start the week with renewed focus. Photos can help you rem...

by Staff - 2 months ago

What I Like For Breakfast

A typical Saturday breakfastEvery once and a while I'm asked personal questions from readers. One is, "what do you like for breakfast?" I'm not exactly sure why people ask that question. However, it may be that breakfast is the great equalizer. There...

by Staff - 2 months ago

Lessons for my daughter on the International Day of the Girl

“Empowerment of and investment in girls are key in breaking the cycle of discrimination and violence and in promoting and protecting the full and effective enjoyment of their human rights”-United Nations Resolution 66/170I heard Michelle Obama discus...