June 11, 2018
Wellness

Why My Husband is a Better Dance Mom than Me

This past weekend was my daughter’s dance recital. She was in three out of four shows, and some kids were in all four, performing in as many as ten numbers. That’s a lot of dancing. Confession: I am the world’s worst dance mom. It takes me by surprise every year, and inevitably I find myself racing to the […]

13 Ways to Make Memorial Day More Meaningful

Memorial Day is often a day of barbecues, parties, and celebrating the coming of summer. It can be easy to get lost in all the activities and miss out on the opportunity to honor military heroes and loved ones who have passed away. If you’re looking for a way to enjoy the day with more meaning attached, […]

The 10 Health Facts High School Seniors Need to Know

Think of it as pre-college boot camp.

Are Your Kids Eating Too Many Gummy Vitamins?

I’m noticing a “health” trend around my town and amongst my friends. Docs are testing for just about everything that can be tested for in an effort to find intolerances, deficiencies and excesses. The theory is we can fight aging and feel better if we have the perfect balance of the nutrients our body craves, these being specific to us. I’m […]

Should You Tell Your Kids to Drink Responsibly?

Prom season used to make me think limos and dresses and fun. Now, it makes me think kids and booze and sex. It isn’t my age doing this to me, it is the age of my oldest daughters. They are 15 and 16. Year by year, I am losing my let-the-kids-be rock anthem-type attitude. It is alright for other people’s […]

What Is the Right Age for Puberty to Begin in Girls?

You are starting to see the first signs of puberty. Is it normal?

35 Things Moms Really Want for Mother’s Day

In no particular order, here is what mothers say they really want for Mother’s Day. 1. I want a day in my own house – alone. 2. A clean house. Just for a day…a house where things stay where I put them. 3. I want someone to plan my kids’ summer camps and schedules, set it […]

The Dumbest Job Ever: Mother.

It takes a lot to make me laugh out loud —especially if it’s while I’m sweating and working my heiny off on the elliptical at the gym. (Yes, I read the paper while I work out—multitasking!) But the other day, I nearly tumbled off the machine into bruising hysterics when I read “Job Description for […]

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