By: Heather O’Neill The scent of a cigarette stops me. I wonder if it’s from a red and white box. I think about his smirk and my heart aches. I wish I had more time with him. Wish I could hear his chuckle, the sound of his voice. Lean over and kiss his freshly shaven, … More Missing My Dad …
By: Heather Desmond O’Neill There are few things more irritating than trying to have a conversation with someone and they are more focused on their device than engaging in an actual conversation. Next time you are in a restaurant, look at the people around you – what are they doing? If there are kids at … More The Art of Conversation
By: Heather O’Neill How will our kids ever become capable young adults if we don’t give them the opportunity to be? I work with high school students and see how important it is for them to be able to manage their lives independently. Ideally, parents are involved in their children’s education – helping them with … More Are We Helping or Hurting Our Kids?
June is Men’s Health Month and to celebrate we asked the husbands of our talented mommy bloggers to submit posts and be featured as guest contributors. Keep checking in throughout the month for additional posts from the Signature Dads. ———————————————————————————————————- By: Kevin O’Neill – Heather O’Neill’s Husband So the wifey forwarded me an email from the Signature … More 5 Things My Kids Are Good For
By: Heather O’Neill I work in special education and I spend most of my days trying to build kids up. Trying to make them understand that what they view as the impossible is possible. Trying to give them a light at the end of a sometimes very long, very dark tunnel. And with one statement, … More Planning for the Future
Happy Mother’s Day! To celebrate we asked the Signature Mommy Bloggers how they planned to celebrate their special day! Kathy – We are taking part in a BBQ cook off competition for our BBQ Cook off team. We are cooking ribs chicken pulled pork and Brisket! Jessica – This Mother’s Day will be my first as a mom … More How the Signature Moms Bloggers Celebrate Mother’s Day
By: Heather O’Neill I remember watching my father wipe my little brother’s nose with his bare hands and being totally grossed out. His response to me was, “Once you become a parent you’ll do things you never knew you would.” I certainly know this to be true. When you first become a parent you understand … More Gross!