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May 2015 Blog Posts (4)


Today, after seven months of having all my children in school “full day,” I am trying to figure out what’s next. Having felt like I was shot out of a cannon back in October, no longer being responsible for feeding, changing, enriching, activities, and therapies during the hours of 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., I now feel like I am still up in the air, just hanging in this limbo. I have been taking courses, lunching, and trying to volunteer, but I just haven’t found anything that makes me…


Added by Maria on May 16, 2015 at 2:28pm — No Comments

The Two Most Important Letters in Mother’s Day: M.E.?

Like every mom, there are times when I doubt my ability.

Do I spend too much time working? Do I hover too much, overprotecting my son? Am I providing enough intellectually stimulating activity or do I allow him to watch too much TV? (Team Umizoomi does teach mighty math skills: that’s intellectually stimulating, right?) Do I have the right parenting style? Am I the Perfectionist Mother or the Complete Mother?

Open any magazine and you will be exposed ideals and great… Continue

Added by Tria Karamanos Deibert on May 7, 2015 at 9:16am — No Comments

Turning Mother’s Day Into Me Day

One need only walk into a local drug store this week to see the proliferation of Mother’s Day cards and assorted accoutrements (Chocolate! Roses! Chocolate Roses!).

Mother’s Day has always been a group experience shared by myself, my mom, assorted aunts and other family members. In fact, since becoming a mom nearly five years ago, I can’t recall one Mother’s Day actually being about…


Added by Gabriella Heizler on May 5, 2015 at 9:28am — No Comments

Know Your Goal, Get Moving and Don’t Look Back!

5k season is upon us! Anyone out there training for their first big run?

If your answer is, “I’ve been thinking about it,” here’s some advice: Just sign up. What happens from there may surprise you.

Running your first 5k can be a model for goal setting throughout all areas of life.  It starts by deciding exactly what you want and then committing to getting it.  

Once you’ve made that pact with yourself, it helps to tell everyone you can - friends, family,…


Added by Christie Rampone on May 1, 2015 at 1:54pm — 1 Comment

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