November is the month when most of us begin to focus in on what we are grateful for. It is a month that marks the beginning of the holiday season for many, and while we wish to express gratitude, it can also be a time of intense stress and exhaustion. This can be intensified for expectant families, as they are not only preparing for the holidays but also for the arrival … [Read more...] about Breathe, Baby. Breathe
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There are times when I realize 40 is definitely not the new 20. Now by no means do I see myself as an old maid, nor do I hear the grim reaper calling my name, but I have to confess there are some parts of getting older that make me want to yell “can somebody please get me some Prozac because I think this is making me depressed!”.The good news is that … [Read more...] about Signs That You Are Getting Older
As mothers, we often teach our young children about “Stranger Danger” and how to deal with the creepy man down the street. We instruct them on how to react to the man in the car who offers them candy or what to say to the person on the other end of the phone asking if their mommy or daddy is home. If our children are older, we are confident they will tell us if something is … [Read more...] about Protecting Kids From Sexual Abuse
I have two very high energy children and run two to three jobs at any given time. Add housework, household finances, trying to exercise, and lack of sleep into the mix and my head is constantly spinning. Do I constantly crave a balance to keep all the juggling balls in the air? You better believe it. I try to eat healthy and have balanced meals. I walk or run every day, … [Read more...] about 7 Tips for Detoxing and Restoring Energy
The story I’m about to tell is not unusual. But it’s personal, tragic, and common, repeating itself almost every day throughout our country. We parents need to pay better attention. Three summers ago, a picture surfaced of then-candidate for Maryland governor, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler, at a party attended by his teenaged son. The photo showed the 50-year-old … [Read more...] about Should You Go to Jail If Your Teen Drinks?