Tips for Better Grades Good grades are important. They enable you to have a higher GPA, give your resume a boost, and open up avenues for recommendations and job opportunities. Good grades also represent something else: an investment of time and effort. But life happens. Sometimes a less than perfect grade reflects a span of time when life just gets in the way. So before … [Read more...] about Tips for Better Grades
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As I limp toward the finish line of summer vacation, I start to cycle through thoughts of my kids being the youngest in their respective classes. And wonder what, if anything, I should do about it. I have three kids - boy, girl and boy. I feel like I’ve been churning on this topic for years now, and I feel this way because I actually have been churning on this topic for … [Read more...] about Kindergarten Dilemma: Held Back or Youngest in the Class?
You are your child’s first teacher. From the moment of conception, your baby is enrolled in the university of life. Every experience you have during pregnancy is designed to teach your baby about the world he will soon encounter. All of the information your baby receives from you in the womb serves as a special lesson plan for adapting to his new world. Remember, you are … [Read more...] about What Your Baby Learns During Pregnancy
The following post is sponsored by GenentechNow that the weather is heating up, at the top of every woman’s health and wellness to-do lists should be an annual exam at the dermatologist for herself and family. Moms often spend so much time ensuring their children have sunscreen that they fail to take care of themselves. Cheryl Stratos, 50-year-old mom living with advanced … [Read more...] about The Annual Exam That Could Save Your Life
I remember vividly the night before my daughter was born. I was having a scheduled C-section the next morning, so my husband and I knew that it was our last night as a childless couple. As we lay in bed, anxious and excited and nervous, my enormous belly making it hard for me to breathe, we talked about our hopes and dreams for the little girl we’d be meeting in a … [Read more...] about Why I Almost Love My Dog More Than My Kids