Fifteen years ago, a single book I picked up in the Boston Airport helped me leave an abusive job, seek help for a spiraling eating disorder and pursue my passion for writing. There is no doubt, when I look back at the last decade plus, (during which I got healthy, married, had my first child and became a published author), that a book saved my life. Throughout my life, I’ve … [Read more...] about The Book That Saved My Life (and the books that are helping mom’s through the pandemic)
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Gift-giving is truly a talent. It’s not easy to run around from store to store trying to figure out what to get for every single member of your family. We partnered with Square Panda to bring you a gift guide to help you get your shopping done with some personalized options for each recipient. Here are some of our favorite options: Square Panda For your budding reader, … [Read more...] about 2017 Holiday Gift Guide
As a dad of twins (boy and girl), I always told myself that I would, to the best of my ability, treat my children equally and not succumb to gender stereotypes or conformity. They wear all colors, not just pink and blue, and they both play with all available toys, whether a baby doll or train. What I wasn’t ready for, however, is how differently society treats them, even in … [Read more...] about 6 Ways to Compliment My Daughter Without Saying “You’re Pretty”
Lisa Unger is a best selling author of 12 books with 2 more to be released in 2015. The Florida Times-Union called her most recent book, In the Blood, "a page pounding psychological maze." More relevant than her star author status, for our purposes, is the fact that she is a working mom with a happy marriage (in fact she has said meeting her husband was love at first … [Read more...] about Interview with Lisa Unger, Best Selling Author, Wife , and Mom
Considering that it was Halloween last week, you can just imagine how many people - friends, family members, clients, and colleagues alike - asked me: “Just what are you going to do with all the candy your kids collect?” One of my new mom friends decided to “trade” her kids the mainstream candy filled with red dye and other ingredients surely not grown on a farm for real pure … [Read more...] about What Kind of Candy Mom Are You?