Ah, the indoor play-gym. Wild colors. Bouncy things. Countless ways to lose yourself in all-things-kiddie. They seem to be popping up everywhere I turn (or maybe I'm just noticing them more).
But if I may offer some wacky advice to moms who just might have the same twisted outlook on life as myself - If you see one, RUN AWAY! Run far, far away.
I usually talk about sports in this column, but this week I have to admit another obsession of mine - I love the Twilight series. It's true. And I'm not ashamed to say that I'm a die-hard Twi-hard Mom.
Once upon a time there was a girl whose life was saved by a charismatic prince who kissed her on the lips, awakening her from her lethal slumber. He would protect her and keep her safe.
Surgeons, generals and spies excel under the Scorpio sky, it’s that kind of depth and power which scores the early November election season every two years.
When else could they be possibly held? After the first two days’ square involving several inner planets, the wildness and buzz calms down for a minute and we can look ahead to some of the highlights of this month.
“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” - Picasso
Alessio and I are in the garden. He is dressed in his papa’s old shirt that comes down to his feet. It’s smeared with paint globs and bright fingerprints of red and blue. His easel is set up, but my son prefers making himself the work of art. He is enjoying every minute.
I am trying to hurry him. Get that masterpiece finished, now! I have a bunch of errands to do. It’s my day off, but my days off are as overloaded as my work week.
"Live, love, laugh and be happy" - Red Red Robin by Harry Woods
As a kid, I woke every morning to my mom singing “Red Red Robin.” The song was my alarm clock. It was hard to get up grouchy when the instructions for the day were so loud and clear: Live, love, laugh and be happy.
Brio. Merriam-Webster describes it as “vigor and vivacity.” A love of fun and humor with a wonderful presence.
Who wouldn’t want to be a mother brimming with brio? Want to give it a try? To help you bring out your inner brio, here are 10 characteristics of moms who've mastered the skill:
People run for two reasons: they’re either running for something or running away from something. But sometimes it’s a combination of the two.
I’m running to train for the Savannah Rock ‘n’ Roll half marathon. I’m in the last few weeks of my training program and so far so good. Well, mostly good. I’ve been experiencing bouts of the “runner’s trots” around mile six.
OCTOBER, the month of gorgeous sunsets, is here and with so many Libra planets striving for civility in a cruel and unjust world there’s hope for some sanity and balance. The key moments of the month occur with the lunations, the new and full moons, both of which are fairly benign.
If you're a mom, then you've probably heard of the movie, "I Don't Know How She Does It." The book turned movie (starring my personal fave Sarah Jessica Parker), was on my must-see list since th