I keep a journal for each of my daughters. I try to write in each of theirs weekly, but sometimes it turns to bi-weekly, or even monthly. I comment on developmental milestones, family events, current events, or funny things that they have done or said. I love looking back and reading over my entries from… Read More Inside the Mind of a Three Year Old
When news broke this week that Facebook’s chief operating officer (COO), Sheryl Sandberg leaves work, daily, at 5:30 to have dinner with her kids, I felt a vast array of emotions. My initial reaction was similar to that of Pamela Stone, isn’t it horrifically sad that a mother leaving work to have dinner with her… Read More Do You Work Past 5:30?
I am sure that many of you enjoyed ageless family traditions this past weekend; baking a delicious ham, hunting for Easter eggs, enjoying Seder dinner, or watching the Masters Golf Tournament. Growing up, I remember sitting around with my family, cheering on Jack Nicklaus, Nick Faldo, Fred Couples and of course Phil Mickelson. The Masters… Read More When Tradition Impedes Progress
This past weekend my husband and I were fortunate enough to have an adult-only night out with our good friends. The night started at Besito in West Hartford. Such a fun restaurant with a relaxed and inviting atmosphere! I would highly recommend the Enchilada Suizas and the special mango drink that they make out of… Read More An Adult Night Out and a New Blog Topic!
At this very moment, the feature I love most about my house is that it has a playroom. One room for playing, stashing toys, drawing, painting, building, and being a kid. It does not matter what the walls look like or what the trim looks like, it is a playroom, and when company comes over… Read More Space Savers
Have you ever run to the grocery store in your flannel pants and sweatshirt without taking a shower, doing your hair, or putting on any makeup? Well that is pretty much a normal Sunday morning for me, and it never fails that I run into a neighbor, my daughter’s school librarian, or someone from work.… Read More We Are All in the Same Boat
Reading stories from other working-mom-bloggers over the past two weeks has revealed to me what a busy, stressed, organized, and fabulous bunch we are! My typical day is not that different from other posts that proceeded mine. My time is limited, there is a lot to get done, and I worry about everyday issues, like… Read More A Day in the Life of a Working Mom: Giving Thanks
Having a three year old and a twenty month old has taught me many, many things. The most important thing I have learned is how to negotiate. My husband prides himself of his negotiation skills, he is great at convincing people to do things, he has scored us great deals on cars, he has sweet… Read More The Art of Negotiating
Two weeks ago I had to put my cat to sleep. I say my cat, even though he was our family cat, because Reese was in my life longer than my husband or either one of my daughters. He was a loyal, sweet, loving friend who will always be in my thoughts. The week after… Read More Saying Good-bye is Never Easy
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