No matter what your reason, you don’t need to over communicate the reason behind letting your nanny go.
I just finished planning my annual girls’ weekend with my college crew and saw this awesome article on “annual girls’ weekends” by Angie Frederickson, which truly resonated with me in so many ways! Here’s a snip of my favorite part: I cherish our girls’ weekends, no matter how infrequent, because they are the only time […]
I thought I’d share my favorite, funny and oh-so-true, back-to-school blog this week. Enjoy! September is the Worst (by M. Blazoned) Not to be totally paranoid, but I’m pretty sure September is trying to kill me. Forget December and the holiday madness — there is something worse. It’s called Back to School, and it happens […]
As many of you know, I have had the honor of interviewing dozens of incredible parenting luminaries over the years for my articles in New York Family Magazine. This month’s article was the first time, I (and my good friend Verta) were the ones being interviewed rather than the interviewees. So it is with immense […]
I love reading in the summer. I love nothing more than a hot, sunny day at the beach, sitting in a lounge chair and losing myself in a really good “beach read.” In fact, not to brag, but I am so good at “beach reading and relaxing” that for Mother’s Day, when my youngest son […]
June marks the time of year for graduations from preschool, grammar school, high school and college. To honor this time of endings and new beginnings, I thought I would share a few lines from a letter I received from my parents’ family friend the day I graduated from high school, entitled, “Take It or Leave […]
I had the honor this past Tuesday night of attending the Joyful Revolution Gala, an event to raise money for the incredible Joyful Heart Foundation. The vision of the Joyful Heart Foundation is a world free of sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse. Their mission is to transform society’s response to these types of […]
Knowing that one of my main goals as a parent is to raise my sons – above all else – to be kind to people, my mom sent me this great article on fostering kindness. In My Worst Nightmare – What if I Accidentally Raise the Bully? by Leslie Blanchard, the author describes how her […]