How My Divorce Made Me a Better Father

How My Divorce Made Me a Better Father

“I love you so much, Dad”, exclaims Beth (14), as she gives me a giant hug.  She then grabs her...

To Pee, or Not to Pee?

To Pee, or Not to Pee?

That’s been the question on my mind lately. My son just turned 2 and I have no idea when I...

I'm So Pregnant: Update #9

I'm So Pregnant: Update #9

I'm officially not feeling any of that "pregnancy glow" anymore. While I feel very lucky to have...

Dad Guilt. It's a Thing

Dad Guilt. It's a Thing

I like to believe that I am the lawmaker in the family but that's simply not true. That position...

How to Get Back Into a Good Sleep Routine

How to Get Back Into a Good Sleep Routine

Life. It gets busy, right? Some days involve later bedtimes and missed naps. Our house can be...

Fundraising Forms: Friend or Foe?

Fundraising Forms: Friend or Foe?

Because I work in the fundraising department at Mabel’s Labels, I thought it would be a great...

New Year, New Laundry System

New Year, New Laundry System

When I had my kids, I noticed certain little things changed with the birth of each child. For...

Fresh Start: 35 Ways to Organize Your Stuff

Fresh Start: 35 Ways to Organize Your Stuff

Admittedly, most of my resolutions tend to fall to the wayside. But this year, I'm bound and...

Homemade Marshmallow Recipe for Kids

Homemade Marshmallow Recipe for Kids

My kids are big on helping in the kitchen. I'm always coming up with fun cooking activities for...

Is Social Media the New Sugar?

Is Social Media the New Sugar?

Earlier this year I read several news stories about how many of us are planning to delete our...

Mom Guilt (And Other Reasons I'll Never Sleep Again)

Mom Guilt (And Other Reasons I'll Never Sleep Again)

If a single emotion represented motherhood, it would be love. Blinding, unconditional,...

The Sweet Dance of Bedtime

The Sweet Dance of Bedtime

My husband plays beer-league hockey on Wednesday nights. I don’t begrudge him this time that he...

An Open Letter to My Kindergartner at Midterm

An Open Letter to My Kindergartner at Midterm

Well kiddo, you made it to January. To paraphrase Mr. Bon Jovi: You're half way there. Oh oh....

To-Dos: Your January Home Checklist

To-Dos: Your January Home Checklist

With the shortest days (and longest nights) of the year, midwinter can certainly live up to its...

I'm So Pregnant: Update #8

I'm So Pregnant: Update #8

Well, I'm back after a very much-needed holiday and I'm feeling good! It was so nice to really...

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10 New Year's Resolutions for Students

10 New Year's Resolutions for Students

January is famous for self-reflection and setting resolutions for an improved year. This concept...

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Why I No Longer Dread Resolutions

Why I No Longer Dread Resolutions

The word “resolution” used to make my skin crawl.

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