The 7 Mommy Musts for Family Dinners

My husband, Sean, works crazy hours, as you probably know if you read my blog, and he often doesn't get home until I'm tucking the twins into bed. We've always kept the weekends as sacred as possible, making sure that the kids get an extra large dose of "daddy time", and Sunday nights have traditionally been set aside as Family Night, but during the weekdays, he has been essentially absent....more

Affirmations for Leadership

Positive Affirmation to Build Leadership QualitiesLeadership qualities are essential for professional success; after all, it will be difficult for a person to go too far up the ladder without basic qualities like initiative, assertiveness, and vision. If you examine these qualities you will realize that they are all offshoots of the most essential quality for success, and that is self-belief....more

Cobbling together maternity leave- what's the best strategy?

Have you ever noticed how people use the term “cobbled together” when referring to their maternity leave?...more

If you think cobbling together maternity leave is tough, try adoption leave!  It's especially ...more


As a busy mom of a toddler who drag races (I race, not my toddler – just in case you needed that clarified - LOL) along with my husband who races, having time to myself is well, almost non-existent. I don’t even get much time alone in the bathroom!...more

Getting to know me.

Hi everyone. I have been blogging for a couple of years now but the only ones that read my blog were my family and maybe a few friends. I have followed several other blogs for a long while now and would really like to get more involved in this blogging world. My interests are my family which you can see from my blog, crafts, decorating, gardening, most anything to do with my home and how to make it a better place. I would also love to get involved in meeting other women whose children are pretty much grown, and ones who work outside the home....more

What appliances can you not live without?

We have been hanging all of our laundry out to dry ever since June, when we had the unfortunate wet- sneakers- in- the- dryer incident. ...more

I agree with Sassymonkey. Living without a fridge would be such a major ordeal. Right now our ...more