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{Live} How to Deal with Pinsecurity

June 10, 2012 in All Posts, Parenting

Hi. My name is Chrissy. And I’m a Supermom. (Did she really just say that?) Yes, I did.  And I’ll say it again. I’m a Supermom. There’s no Supermom Myth. I’m right here. I take care of my kids as best I can.  I take care of my family as best I can.  I take […]

{Live} Tips For Negotiating Your Maternity Leave in California and Elsewhere

May 1, 2012 in All Posts, Parenting

There are enough things to worry about when you’re pregnant, being bogged down with the intricacies of when and how you can take maternity leave – and whether you’ll get paid during that time – shouldn’t be one of them. I’m pleased to bring you The Facts About Maternity Leave, an article published in the Palo Alto […]

{Live} 100+ Screen Free Week Ideas

April 29, 2012 in All Posts, Parenting, Play, Toddler Activities

We’re not going screen free, but perhaps you are? If so, here are some ideas (10 for you and 100+ for the kids) to get you through the extra hours in your day this week: For The Kids 1. Try one of these 30 Active Indoor Activities 2. Try one of these 100+ Rainbow-related Activities […]

{Live} Smart Thinking Lifestyle Tips: Think Smarter (Not Harder) To Save Time

October 25, 2011 in All Posts, Parenting, Sponsored Posts

Thanks to Tervis for sponsoring my writing. Visit their website http://www.tervis.com to learn more about the world’s first smart cup. * * * You know the famous saying “think smarter, not harder.”  Well, why is it so darn hard to think smart sometimes? For me, it’s being a creature of habit.  Even if my particular habit is […]

{Live} The Good Mother: Selfless or Selfish?

April 23, 2011 in All Posts, Parenting

Most parents lashed out at Rahna Reiko Rizzuto when she confessed that she left her children in order to pursue her own dreams and find herself after five years of motherhood.  Readers practically flayed her on the stake, condemning her for choosing herself over her children.  Was it really necessary to accuse her of being “worse […]