Motherly Advice

I hold these truths to be self-evident, that all parents and kids are not created equally, but are wholly individual in personality and style....more

Getting Organized for Father’s Day Celebrations

by Sarah Welch and Alicia Rockmore Fathers are special for a variety of reasons. Some are the strong and silent type, while others greet you with bear hugs at every chance. Some Dads are the ones who will play endless games of catch in the backyard, while others prefer to show their affection while teaching you to master parallel parking. Whether your Dad is a Mr....more

We Dance, Therefore We Are. (Sisterly Sentiments by way of Pittsburgh)

Just back from celebrating my sister’s 60th birthday in beautiful springtime Pittsburgh with 70 of her friends, fans and family members. This is the first time I remember that she was the central focus of attention – and for an entire weekend....more

Get Organized to Celebrate all of the Important Moms in Your Life

by Sarah Welch and Alicia Rockmore Get Organized to Celebrate all of the Important Moms in Your Life ...more

For my mom on Ada Lovelace Day

Today (March 24th) is Ada Lovelace Day, “an international day of blogging to celebrate the achievements of women in technology and science.”  People around the world are sharing stories about women in technology and science via blogs, Twitter and other social media, as well as coming together offline for events in various countries (you can find events on the site)....more

2010 Olympic Torch Relay The Journey Home

As I write this post the Olympic torch is making its way through my city. Today Canadians and indeed the world will celebrate the opening of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. This is the longest domestic torch relay in Olympic history, 45,000 kilometres in total....more

Dancing Makes Them Stronger

Welcome to a flash mob celebration dance brought to you by some beautiful breast cancer survivors!...more

Finding the Joy in Our Children

It appears, at least internet-wise, that there is a hude divide in the autism community between those who see their children as vaccine-damaged and those who do not. Parents who communicate the joy they find in their special needs children are often looked at askance and unfairly maligned as people who do not want to intervene to help their children function more successfully. Kicking Kittens at is soliticing stories about special needs children that have a positive perspective. ...more

Every experience enriches you. Cherish the moments!

You were born to succeed. You need to believe that. It's true. ...more

Celebration of Spring

The Annual Cherry Blossom Festival held around the tidal basin area of Washington D.C is in essence a celebration of Spring. Locals and tourists alike flock in droves to see the beautiful blooms of the cherry trees and to participate in the associated activities of which there are plenty, the Kite Festival, the Cherry Blossom Parade, Fireworks display and the Sakura Matsuri - Japanese Street Festival. ...more