This is a poem I wrote after my daughter came to me with some very difficult questions about school violence and threats. Following the poem is an explanation of the events that lead to this writing.
I am proud to be a Girl Scout. Okay so maybe I'm not technically a Girl Scout anymore. But I am proud that I was a Girl Scout and I am proud that my three daughters are now in Girl Scout troops of their own. I wish...
Cats can become injured rather easily. The most common form of injury for a cat is a bite or scratch wound from a fight. Often these bites and scratches become infected causing an abscess to grow. It is very...
Sometimes it can be difficult to come up with gift ideas. Here I have compiled a list of 50 gifts for women that can all be purchased for $20 or less.
I took my mom and my three daughters to Idlewild and SoakZone - and we all had a blast. No wonder it was voted Best Kids' Park in the World!
The first day of school can be hard on new students and their moms! This poem expresses how I felt each time I sent my daughters for their first day of kindergarten.
Sure, you want to say you're sorry. But just how sorry do you want to be? Here I've compiled a list of 10 ways to apologize - ranging from uttering the stupid words all the way to a dream trip for your victim.
My mother is my biggest fan and my strongest support. I wrote this for her.
My daughter had to make a wind vane for her 4th grade science class. Here are the step by step instructions we used including photographs.
The telephone interview is increasing in popularity. Learn how to ace the interview with the following tips.
Sometimes it's more fun to act crazy - so go for it! Here are my methods for coming across as a nut.
My husband has an addiction I must learn to deal with. I just hope I can figure it out before it gets to the children.
Childhood apraxia of speech can be a difficult diagnosis for any parent to hear. You and your child are not alone.
Arnold Chiari malformation is a disease in which the brain is displaced into the spinal column. I was diagnosed with this disease several years back and would love to bring more awareness to it.
These are just a few of my favorite South Beach Diet-friendly smoothies. They make an excellent healthy treat!
One wouldn’t typically think his or her hair color would determine many aspects of his or her life. However, if you are born with red hair it is the norm.
I like to think of marriage as an intimate business partnership. Before a partnership can be forged, there are many aspects that need to be discussed and many aspects that can be worked on as a team and as...
A year ago I began exhibiting numerous odd symptoms. My doctor and I both thought the symptoms to be neurological in nature. I underwent numerous tests including two MRI's, a nerve conduction study, and an EMG. This is...
ADHD impacts more than just the child who gets the diagnosis and his or her parents. This is the experience of a little sister who lived with ADHD and the chaos it could cause.
A mom of 3 reviews popular Nintendo DS games for children including Animal Crossing, Sonic, Nintendogs, and Cooking Mama.
Green, Ohio is a wonderful place to raise a family. Here are just some of the many highlights of the community to prove that point.
Natural Relief, Over the Counter, and Prescription Medications for Acid Reflux, GERD, and Constant Heartburn
GERD stands for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. Most commonly it occurs when the sphincter muscle at the bottom of the esophagus...
Whether it's an ex-husband or an ex-wife you have to deal with, your best possible choice is to remain professional - even when the ex doesn't.