We’re currently sponsoring another Signature Moms Blog Contest! All mothers in the South Shore area of Massachusetts are invited to enter – and the submission deadline is Friday, November 16. The contest will culminate with four moms winning $250 each. Selected moms this time around will join Tanya Pimental, Sheila Gaudet, Martianne Stanger, Kristen Clifford, … More Attention Area Moms: There’s One Week Left to Become a Signature Moms Blogger!
By: Sheila Gaudet Last week I needed to travel to the Springfield area. More specifically, my teenager needed to be in Springfield for the day and required a ride. I took the opportunity to explore the area with my younger son and my college-aged niece who was visiting. I thought I’d share some of the … More Road Trip!
By: Sheila Gaudet Most of my blog posts focus on the stories and situations in my current homelife, which is full of dogs, boys and an occasional husband. But I have another parenting role that is actually much more difficult. I am the very proud aunt of twin nieces who recently turned 20 years old. … More When They Are Grown
We’re excited to announce that we’re sponsoring another Signature Moms Blog Contest! All mothers in the South Shore area of Massachusetts are invited to enter from October 1, 2012 to November 16, 2012. The contest will culminate with four moms winning $250 each. Selected moms this time around will join Tanya Pimental, Sheila Gaudet, Martianne … More Attention Area Moms: Here’s Your Chance to Become a Signature Moms Blogger!
By: Sheila Gaudet Personally, I love September. Even when the school calendar didn’t directly affect me, I still thought of September as the beginning of the year. Now that I’m a parent, it marks milestones in a different way. My youngest son, Andrew, spends his summers with his father in Mississippi. September marks the transition … More Transitions
By: Sheila Gaudet For me, summertime means water. I was fortunate enough to grow up in a town that sits on the shore of Lake Ontario and is divided by a river big enough to handle decent sized ships. My family also had a summer cottage on a nearby bay so fishing, water-skiing, swimming, and … More Water Safety Tips
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: Sheila Gaudet When I was growing up, my parents owned their own business so there was never a question about the ability to have a job. I think my dad counted the day until I could get my “working papers” more than my driver’s license, or high school graduation. With a minimum wage of … More Summertime Blues for Teens
By: Sheila Gaudet When people hear that my husband is an airline pilot, their first reaction is usually, “ooh, free flights!” That can be a benefit of being part of an airline. Unfortunately, between my husband’s work schedule (including the commute to his “base” airport) and the kids’ school, extracurricular, and visitation schedules, we never … More Flying Solo
By: Sheila Gaudet One of the highlights of Mother’s Day every year is seeing what creative things their teachers have helped them come up with as a gift. With two kids now “aging” out of the projects that include finger prints crafted into flowers and snowmen, it can get interesting. This year was no different. … More Mother’s Day Poem