By: Carolyn Coleman I recently experienced the death of a co-worker. It’s been hard to process because you don’t always know how to cope with the death of a co-worker. Our co-workers are very much like extended family; we spend most of our waking hours with them. There are many reasons why coping with the … More Coping with the Death of a Co-Worker
By: Heather Desmond O’Neill A few weeks ago I wrote a blog (Working Moms) about how difficult it was for me to go back to work after my son was born. I had no idea I was about to experience another extremely difficult transition …. The first day of kindergarten. Kindergarten has been a hot … More The First Day of Kindergarten
By: Heather Desmond O’Neill As September approaches and I gear up to head back into my full-time job in a local public school, I’m reminded of my first day back to work as a mom: I was dressed and on my way to work for the first time in 6 months and as I pick up … More Working Moms
By: Janice Johnson-Plumer As I rushed to take my son to football practice, I noticed I was the only parent there. There have been many times when I have dropped my son off, gone for a run, returned, and I still do not see any parents. The question I keep asking myself is, “Where are … More Where Are The Parents?
By: Heather Desmond O’Neill “Mama, I’m going to miss you … just one more hug, please???” Ugh. And guilt has kicked me in the stomach, again. Being a working mom has its advantages and its disadvantages. There are mornings when I want to wake them, hold them and smother them with kisses, and there are mornings … More Guilt
By: Sheila Gaudet As “Mommy Bloggers” a lot of what we write about involves our children. If it weren’t for them, we wouldn’t fit the role, right? I truly believe that when we make the decision to become parents, we take on a huge responsibility to protect, nurture,, and guide our children to adulthood. For … More I Am More Than A Mom
By: Martianne Stanger Summer weather is upon us and even though it brings delight to some, for my husband, it can instigate drudgery. You see, he has a very long daily commute. And, since the A/C in his car broke over a year ago, with no funds to repair it, he gets to make a … More A Cure for a Long, Hot Commute: Dinner, Dancing and Delight by the Sea