December 30, 2019

New Year’s Resolutions for Working Moms: 2020 Edition

I will not allow myself to be guilted into joining new volunteer committees, no matter how good the cause. I will only attend kid birthday parties […]
November 11, 2018

I’m sick of volunteering (and so are most moms)

You are asked to chair your son’s school library fundraiser for the third year in a row. The principal tells you that no other mother is […]
February 15, 2015

Five Signs Your Kid’s Birthday Party is Over the Top

I’m probably about to forever ruin my son’s chances of ever again being invited to birthday parties for writing this post, but I need to get […]
January 1, 2015

New Year’s Resolutions for Working Mothers: 2015 Edition

Another year has come and gone. Now we welcome 2015 with renewed energy and hope to get healthy, be more productive and generally just be BETTER. […]
April 4, 2014

Ban “Bossy”? Ban These Words Instead.

Last month, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, who stepped into the spotlight last year with her bestselling book Lean In , launched her latest mission. In partnership with the […]
January 20, 2014

I’m Sorry: What Kids Can Teach Adults About Apologies.

It was a play date that started out pretty much like all play dates.  D2 and his pre-school classmate Meena were playing in the tee pee […]
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 […]
July 17, 2013

My Favorite Summer Ritual

It’s been an unusually soggy summer for us here in North Carolina. We have all of the typical heat and humidity of the Southeast plus but […]
June 8, 2013

What Would You Do If You Weren’t Afraid?

What would you do if you weren’t afraid? It’s the question that ultimately spurred Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg into writing her best selling book Lean In […]