Pushing your buttons is a skill at which most children excel. With utter amazement, we realize that in mere minutes our children can bring out our worst. I have used a possessed demon voice with my children during super...
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question — What are you doing for others?” We must not let this essential component and foundation of our world fall to the wayside.  Like anything in life, that which is left unattended, forgotten and ignored, will atrophy and waste away.  Let us not get so caught up in our own lives that we forget to help our fellow man and neighbors.  We must practice, harness and nurture our strength and power to love through our service to others. 
There are two types of moms: the mom who monitors her kids in the fast food play area and the mom who throws her kids to the wolves doesn't.  Oh, and there are a few moms like me: Somewhere in the...
Please pardon me if I have a mixed response to the approaching holiday season. Yes, I know I need better boundaries with both families but that is easier said than done. But even with the power struggles, watching my son experience the holidays is still a magical time. Perhaps it's worth the extra wine I need to drink to get through it.
My husband travels for work sometimes and 5:00 P.M. never fails to creep up on me. Suddenly, I have two hungry monsters on my hands (three if I count my own hungry self!) and a refrigerator with no leftovers....
Way back in another life I was a lifeguard. I spent my college years putting money in the bank watching over people playing in the water for 60 hours a week in the summer, and 20 hours a week...
The Colorado Springs Moms Blog held our first annual Cookies with Santa event, sponsored by The Front Range Home Team! This festive, family-friendly event took place on Sunday, December 17th at Building Three Coffee Roasters. Families joined us for this event and enjoyed a professional photo with...
Worried about the “summer slide” happening to your kids?  If your kids are anything like mine, they forget things they knew pretty easily. To avoid this, our kids need lots of practice with skills they’ve learned during the school...
I think it's a shame that I didn't realize I was an introvert until I was well into my thirties. Had I known that my need to be alone for at least part of the day was something I had no control over, I could have saved myself some serious mom guilt.
When my oldest was “sleep training” (I don’t even really know what that term means, so I probably wasn’t truly sleep training), I worked long and hard to get him to sleep in until seven. He was definitely an...

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