I’m a full-time, work outside the home mom to two awesome boys, Jake (13) and Josh (9). I’ve been married for thirteen years. We love spending time outdoors, especially at the beach. I enjoy running and exercising and I am a self-proclaimed over-achiever who works tirelessly to achieve a balance between work and home. I am passionate about raising children who will make a positive difference in their world. I look forward to hearing from you and sharing ideas about parenting.
I love the Olympics. The vast display of athleticism, determination and teamwork by men and women from countries all over the world is amazing. Like many people, we spent this past weekend with at least one TV tuned to the [...]
When a mom of one of my son’s friends suggested signing our teenagers up for a manners class last month, I jumped at the chance. I knew this would be a terrific complement to my drum beating about behaviors like [...]
Before becoming a mom, I never really thought of myself as being sentimental. However, after having children, I came to realize that photos and mementos were tangible things for me to hold on to my boys who were, just as [...]
For the superstitious, the number 13 can be a bad sign. For my son Jake, it symbolizes a rite of passage. He is turning 13 next month and couldn’t be happier. Remembering ourselves as teenagers, my husband and I find [...]
Birthday parties are a big deal in our house- that is, if you are under 40. Because my full-time job involves event planning, my kids tell their friends, “My mom plans parties!” Ugh, no pressure there. I do have to [...]