July 2011

Managing Parenting and Going Back to School

July 30, 2011

Managing Parenting and Going Back to School It’s the end of a busy workday. I sit back and think about all that I’ve accomplished… and all that I haven’t. And this is how it is. You begin your day with a list of things to do, and you get as much of it crossed off […]

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The Joys of Craigslisting

July 26, 2011

The Phil & Teds double stroller… ahhh… a dream to steer, simple to fold up and to unfold, and small to store. There just isn’t a better stroller on the market, and the price indicates that. Ranging from $600 – $1000+ it is way beyond my price point. However, when I want something I generally […]

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Please Don’t Judge Me

July 21, 2011

Julie Cole, co-founder of Mabel Labels, wrote a blog this week that really struck a chord within me; she was at the local mall with 3 of her 6 kids and her toddler was having a melt down. Not out of the ordinary for any toddler! Well, of course, some elderly person made a snarky […]

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Mosquitoes and the Threat to Your Family’s Health

July 21, 2011

Nothing can put the dampers on outdoors family fun faster than a cloud of hungry mosquitoes. Whether on a camping trip, a picnic in the park, or a backyard cookout, when the uninvited needle-nosed guests arrive, the fun goes awry. After all, it’s pretty difficult to enjoy yourself when you’re busy slapping away the little […]

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Labeling

July 20, 2011

Why do people love to stick labels on others? I am particularly sensitive to this issue as the mother of two sons with Tourettes. Just because they “tic” doesn’t mean they are misfits. In fact, they are probably two of the most sensitive and caring people because they have been unfairly judged throughout their lives. […]

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How Will Texting Teenagers Fare in Future Business Communications?

July 16, 2011

It’s typical today to see a crowd of teenagers sitting together, and at least half of them sticking their noses into their cell phones while texting someone. In fact, most teenagers are becoming more comfortable with texting as a way to interact than actual face-to-face conversation. Teenagers have embraced text messaging as their main form […]

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