Feeding your Mind: Tips to Help the Information Junkie Organize and Prioritize Online News Sources

A note about Wednesday Tips and Websites:  On each Wednesday I will be posting a website or two and some tips that pertain to the Monday post.  Since this week is the blog launch and there is no legal topic presented, I decided to make my Wednesday post about blogs. ...more

My pregnancy - 10 things I needed to survive!

Looking back, there are some things I would NEVER have got through pregnancy without. Here are my recommendations for what were really essential during my pregnancy....more

Getting Serious for a Minute

What would you do if you saw this in your baby's diaper? ...more

Glad your son is okay.  The other stories are heart wrenching.  Thanks for the ...more

The Obligatory Post on the Asperger's Storyline in "Parenthood"

I've never met a family drama I didn't like.It started with the Bradys, followed by the family on Family (I had to Google their name - the Lawrences!) and then the Eight is Enough Bradford clan (I swear, every Christmas I still think of that episode where the Bradfords' Christmas presents are stolen).And then came the Reeds on Sisters, the Fishers of Six Feet Under, the Walkers on Brothers and Sisters ... and probably a half a dozen others that I am forgetting.They're all similarly formulaic....more

"I Fell Into a Burning Ring of Fire..."

  ...I went down, down, downAnd the flames went higher....more

For Gina and Vanessa, Gone Too Soon

Maybe it is because my daily commute to work takes me through Delaware County, Pa., in close proximity to the train tracks where Vanessa Dorwart and Gina Gentile ended their lives on Thursday, an apparent suicide pact.Maybe it is because I remember being 16 and feeling like my life was over because of a breakup, that I would never feel whole and healed again.Maybe it is because I'm a parent and cannot imagine what these girls' families are going through.M...more

Taking the Plunge

I have thought about it, talked about it, debated it and mulled it over, and now it is time to take the plunge and dive in head first. Well, actually I have never been able to dive.  Seriously....more

Sick Kids and Sucky Language

 It's been hard for me to get back to writing because for the past three weeks, I've been dealing with one sick kid after another; and I have four you know! Between Nia and Nadia, I've been keeping our neighborhood pharmacy busy of late. They're actually calling me on a daily basis and asking if I need something....more

Things You Never Thought Would Happen When You Become a Mom

Becoming a Mom was quite a shock. OK I had 9 months to prepare myself. But even 10 years would not have prepared me for motherhood! Moms tend to keep quiet about certain aspects of motherhood, or maybe they just forget. These are just a few of the issues I really should tell my Mom she should have warned me about!...more

Today's the day my teddy bear had a picnic

The best laid plans of mums… never go according to plan. ...more