What Will Be Different This Year?

At the beginning of the year, I’ve usually made my list of projects that have sat dormant throughout the holiday season and I resolve to complete them.   Somewhere in the list is the contemplation of the top 10 behaviors I want to  instill in my kids.  You know the ones I’m talking about– changing those […]

Does My Teen Really Need Me Anymore?

Several years ago, as a Human Resource Manager for a large engineering firm, one of my jobs was to interview employees who decided to leave the company. At the time, I was pregnant with my first, so I didn’t fully grasp the concept of total commitment to parenting. As this employee told me that she […]

It’s the Little Things that Count

If you are like me, you’ve celebrated every big event your kids have had.   Whether it is first day of high school, getting their temps, high school graduation or any other thing that they’ve worked hard for, you probably have pictures galore to show for the celebration–balloons, gifts, or maybe, food and friends made it a […]