Apps! Galore!


I must admit, since getting my new Smartphone (an iphone by the way) I am all into Apps. No, I am not a gamer. No time for that. Unless a little prize were to pop out of my phone those would not keep my attention. Well, I take that back, I like games….for my kid! They can get irritating though. Occasionally I will think I have a text and it say “Your carrots are ready to harvest” for the Zoo Story game to which my child later laments….”Mom, you let my carrots rot!” Yes, that was a tough one. Should…

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Summer as a Working Mom – Can it be done?


Q. Recently a few friends and I were discussing the challenges of being a working mom in the summer. It can feel like we are constantly dealing with the inner struggle of wanting to spend time with my kids, yet still needing to find some time to work. As a mom, I do not want their summer memories to be filled with images of them spending too much time spent alone while I am on the phone or meetings. Sometimes I feel overwhelmed with guilt and have thoughts of stopping working altogether. Our family budget does not allow me to…

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