Spring is in full swing, so here are some of my tried and true spring gardening tips to help get a jumpstart on your warm weather vegetables and herbs: Keep a garden diary.
Stay-at-home moms: Dont fall for the media chatter that opting out of work to raise kids will sound the death knell for your career. It IS possible to get back in. You just need some advice and inspiration.Remember, as a full-time mom, you opted in to the most important job in the world – raising the next generation of capable and responsible adults. There’s no need to regret your decision; it was the …
How do we find that work-life balance? It’s the eternal struggle: something we’ve strived for ever since the first day we brought work home from school. There must be a way, we say, a way to make sure the “need-tos” and “want-tos” are perfectly balanced. Better yet, we think dreamily, if the scales tip in […]
Babysitting. We’ve all been there, done that. It’s fun when you’re 15, but some special people do it for much longer than their teenage years. And when you’re that experienced, you have some advice for parents on how to make leaving your kids for a bit a little easier for everyone. Here are seven things your sitter, nanny or other childcare provider wishes you knew: 1. As soon as you leave, the kids will stop crying and start playing. So please, just go. 2. I can’t read your mind so just tell me what your expectations are of me.
This post was sponsored by Saban Brands but all opinions are our own. The Power Rangers is a phenomenon that has touched the lives of pretty much everyone! Whether you grew up with it or your kids watch it, I can guarantee your home has been exposed to the wonder of the Power Rangers! The […]
There is nothing more important than the safekeeping of our children. So it’s surprising how haphazard the hiring process can be for babysitters, nannys and other in-home childcare professionals. Take time to plan your interview with a potential caregiver and listen carefully to what he or she may tell you.
You hear all the time about how hard it is to be a girl in our society, and with all of the body image issues, the mean girls and the sexualization of just about everything, it surely is.
Marble is a favorite stone in home décor due to its unique properties that make no two colors or designs alike. While it is one of the more durable natural materials you can find, it is susceptible to breakage just like any other type of stone if it is dropped or sustains a heavy impact […]
It’s a universal truth – there is no sweeter sound in all of creation than one’s own name. Unless of course, it isn’t. Tom, Dick or Harry; Peter, Paul or Mary; your name is your identity. It distinguishes you from some people and binds you to others. To you, you are unique. But did you know that your name and your personality might be related?
March is Women’s History month, but let’s face it – women change the world every day. No matter what our “jobs” are (we usually have many), we know our real job is to grow the future. We’re good at it, too. Special thanks to artist Jessica Sabogal whose genius created this poster to advance women’s […]