Family Tips

Guest Post: Why Mama Needs a Vacation

It is funny how the word ‘vacation’ develops a whole new meaning the second a child comes along. While childless, my husband and I took amazing vacations of exploration such as hiking in the Colorado Rockies or exploring the Grand Canyon. Getting away from it all was exactly what we did and reconnecting with each…

Attending the Texas Women’s Conference?

Are you attending the Texas Women’s Conference on November 19th? Stop by the #DellVenue tent for champagne and cupcakes afterwards! I would love to meet you!  

3 Sneaky Ways to Make Protein Snacks Kids Love

This Protein Snacks Kids Love post excerpt is part of my #GoodEnergy series at Premier Protein… While every Mom knows that kids grow up fast, you might not realize just how fast. The average child will triple in size by their 13th birthday. That’s an astonishing rate! To help keep your kids healthy and strong during this…

3 Secrets for Beating the Mid-Day Energy Crash

It’s 2:59pm, do you know where your energy is? If you’re like most working moms and dads, it’s probably hanging out with all those missing socks from the laundry.  Unfortunately, when your energy is MIA you’re SOL, which isn’t very LOL. What are you to do? Get Your Zzzz’s Adults need between 7.5 to 9…

5 Second Quick Smoothie for Kids

My kids absolutely LOVE smoothies! As a mom, I absolutely LOVE all the fruits and veggies I can stash in there and the kids still beg for more. For me, the dilemma is a) having the ingredients on hand and b) having the time to put it all together. With school back in session, I…

Forget GoDaddy Already, It Starts at HOME.

In the aftermath of the Super Bowl social media has been abuzz debating GoDaddy’s controversial ads. Their hot girl/nerd guy make out session garnered mass publicity and made them rich. According to GoDaddy, they gained 10,000 new customers in the wake of the commercial.  This wasn’t just a “little bump” for them, it was their…

Amanda Todd, the dangers of cyber bullying

Amanda Todd: Why My Heart Breaks For This Young Girl

For those who might not know her yet, let me introduce you to Amanda Todd. A girl from a small town that matters in a big way. This little girl matters because her story serves as a chilling example of how bullying can forever silence the light in our young girls.  What makes her story…

symptoms of bullying

Signs and Symptoms of Bullying: How to Know if a Child Is Being Bullied

As the Jennifer Livingston of WKBT video goes viral, I feel its the perfect time to share some bullying signs to help you identify if your child is being bullied. If you haven’t already, I urge you to watch the video below and comment. I’d love to hear your take! Bullying is intentional, aggressive behavior…

Sex and the working mom

Sex and the Working Mom: An Oxymoron?

Just read a fabulous post from Harvard Business Review by Herminia Ibarra that brings up a much neglected aspect of the whole work/life balance puzzle. SEX. Remember that little past time your husband and you used to share before the kids, work struggles, PTA meetings, caring for aging parents, and all the other chaos we…

Fathers Day gift for geek dads

Father’s Day Gifts That Scream “I Love Daddy!”

Father’s Day is just around the corner which means copious amounts of BBQ, ugly ties, and tributes to dear old Dad. This year, why not switch it up a little and leave out the whole “ugly tie” thing? We’ve got the hottest list of Father’s Day gifts for new dads, not-so-new Dad’s, and even grandDad’s.…

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