The Costume Crisis


Autumn can be filled with many happy memories in our home: changing of the leaves, cooler temperatures, trips to the pumpkin patch, roasting marshmallows on our campfire pit just to name a few. Yet, every year, like clockwork it also brings about what I have termed The Costume Crisis.

The Yellow Legal Pad of Possibilities


As moms, let’s tear out the pages filled with negativity, crumple it tightly and discard in the circular file. No mommy’s perfect.

Some Parenting Perspectives from A Silly Ol' Bear.


I have been to grad school, managed a staff of other professionals, helped open a couple treatment centers and had the privilege of helping many find emotional breakthroughs and healing. However, when I purchased my new Ipad a few months ago, the first book I downloaded had nothing to do with motherhood, marital therapy, current events or even philosophical reason. No, often the secrets to my sanity as a mom and the words that grab my heart are not penned by Freud, Aaron Beck, Gilbran or even Ghandi. (Which is rather significant since I am quite the nerd.) Instead, they…

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The Lion of Multitasking


Motherhood often requires multitasking. Here are some tips of taming the The Lion of Multitasking.

11 Ways Moms Can Show Teachers We Care


The only other profession that seems to be sometimes as thankless as motherhood is teaching. As we send our children back to school, I wanted to put together a list of ways that as moms we can show teacher we appreciate what they do.