Category: Moms & Dads

New Year’s Resolutions for the Mother with Young Children

By Laura Simon New Year’s resolutions have always felt a bit funny to me. Once each year, immediately after a late night of partying, we all sit around and resolve to...

A New Approach For the New Year

By Guest Blogger A. Keith Tilley When it comes to the calendar, January is to us what spring is to nature. It’s a time to start something new; a time to re-invent...

Long Days of Winter

By Heather Miller With the holidays now behind us we are now faced with the challenge of winter. That wonderful time of year where it is dark before 6pm and cold all day...

When Christmas Isn’t So Merry

By Laura Simon “It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” the song informed me. My mind formed a few four-letter words in response, because this year, it hasn’t...

Let Your Heart Be Light

By Guest Blogger Andrea Ropko Do you want to take the kids to see Santa tonight? This is not an appropriate 6:12am question. My husband and I have been married for...

My Wish for You This Holiday Season

By Rachel Hoeing No matter what you may be celebrating this holiday season, my biggest wish for you is that you will celebrate family. There is nothing more important. I...

Ellen’s Book Nook — December 2017

By Guest Blogger Ellen Lloyd Don’t forget – you can win a book of your choice from today’s blog! For as long as I can remember, I have been enchanted...

Why I Resolve to Run

By Laura Simon I like to call myself an accidental runner. I started out as a swimmer, primarily because when I swim, I can’t feel myself sweat. I hate sweat. Swimming...

4 Sensible Strategies to Harness the Holiday Hustle

By Guest Blogger Cheri M. Timmons, LCSW, CHC The cooler weather, scent of pumpkin spice, and Pinterest-worthy decorations all point to one thing … the holidays are...

A Trip to the OB/GYN with a Toddler (Not Recommended)

By Guest Blogger Thea DeLoreto If you don’t like to read or think about the OB/GYN stop reading now. Also stop reading if you are my brother or my Dad. Seriously....