Time Management Myths

Years after I quit believing in Santa Claus and cellulite creams, I still clung to belief that living a "balanced" life was possible. In my mind I envisioned a slender, married mother of three who had mastered the time-management system that smooth...

School Lunch Mooches Cut Off

Remember Wimpy, the cartoon character perhaps best known for his long running scam, "I'd gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today"? It seems the spirit of Wimpy is alive and well in Steamboat Springs, Colorado where the school district is owed ne...

Not only is unicycling fun, it helps the growing body

The other day my son, Loren, came to me and asked if he could take a unicycling workshop that was being offered as an after school class at his school. Every year his Waldorf school has a block on unicycles for their movement program and a mad, frenz...

The importance of developmental milestones

I used to sometimes wonder about the importance of developmental milestones in my children, particularly when visiting our pediatrician. Are they that useful? A study in the American Journal of Epidemiology suggests they are. It reported that people ...

Have kids, will work... from home

Boy, did Irene Nam's post hit home with me just now. She wrote elegantly this morning about trying to balance working from home with having kids. This is something I struggle with as well. I am very fortunate that I work from home. This has not alway...

Balanced Mom Tees from Posh Tots

So I decided to give Posh Tots another chance -- you know the company of  Cinderella Coach Bed fame?  The prices at this online store are  completely outlandish.  But, out of curiosity, I wanted to see if they had anything availab...


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