Today was a very difficult day. My husband’s call this morning didn’t seem like the bright and cheery “good morning” as usual. He works an early shift, so his lunchtime is during my breakfast, and he almost always call me to tell me to have a good day. But this morning was different. There was something different is his voice. I knew something was wrong from the moment I picked up the phone. Call it intuition, or ESP, call it whatever you like. I knew it was bad, whatever it was. The extreme calm in his voice was masking something, and then the news came…his dad had passed away inRead More →

As the mother of 3 boys, I take a lot of care to keep them healthy all year long, especially during cold and flu season. The kids don’t like to miss school, because that means “make-up” work, so I’m fortunate that our tactics have worked since they were little. Here are some of my tips to keep them healthy & happy year-round. Wash your hands for 20 seconds and do it often. I’ve taught the kids from the time they learned their ABC’s that singing the ABC song while washing hands is a great way to send those nasty germs down the drain. It’s alsoRead More →

Like this? Then share it with your friends! During my early childhood years, my mom was a WAHM, a Work At Home Mom. My dad owned his own business, and when work was scarce, my mom always took on extra work to make sure we had food on the table and a roof over our heads. Working from home allowed her the luxury of still being a mom, making sure we got to school on time and made it home safely again in the afternoon, and taxiing us around to our various school events and extracurricular activities. When my parents divorced, everything changed. My momRead More →

Like this? Then share it with your friends! I’ve been gone from my beloved blogging far too long. Just like other moms (and yes, dads), I have kid activities, school activities, work (even though I work from home) and house duties. On top of all that, I try to spend time with my kids. And busy or not, I also try to make sure my relationship with my wonderful husband stays strong. How do I fit it all in? I was recently asked that question by an overwhelmed new mom. She’s trying hard to figure out how to fit in a full-time job, make sure sheRead More →