Child rearing

January 5, 2014

New Year’s Resolutions for Working Moms 2014 Edition

Happy New Year! I’m back with lots of great content for you this year. I don’t normally make New Year’s resolutions. But in keeping with my […]
May 9, 2012

No hitting!

I continue to marvel at the lessons I learn as a mother. About a week ago I got the call every parent dreads. D2’s teacher called me at […]
January 27, 2012

Juice: The Gateway Drug

I have to work hard to suppress my sanctimommy urges. Generally, I do a decent job. I’m guilty of  letting D2 watch back to back episodes of […]
July 19, 2011

Liar. Liar.

We are hosting Dr. D.’s three nieces  (two aged 11 and a 7 year old) for the summer and it’s certainly been an adventure to go […]
May 18, 2011

The Great Household Help Debate

Last week my friend blogger Blessing over at WorkingMomJournal, made an impassioned pitch for why she thought working mothers needed to embrace nannies, housekeepers and other […]
May 2, 2011

Ten Steps to Finding the Perfect Nanny: Part 1

Finding a nanny is a little like finding a husband. It’s all about chemistry and you have to be patient and willing to wait for the […]
March 28, 2011

The Trouble with Chris Brown: A Lesson for My Son

There is something troubling me. Last week the media was agog with R&B star Chris Brown’s latest outburst. For those of you who don’t follow pop […]
March 11, 2011

A Global Mindset Starts at Home

“What color are you?” Huh? “What. Color. Are. You.?” Me? I’m shopping at Pier 1 Imports in the home fragrance aisle and see a young, blonde […]