Where local moms share, learn and grow together.

Tria Karamanos Deibert's Blog (11)

Rock it, Woman!

“I say,

It's in the click of my heels,

The bend of my hair,

the palm of my hand,

The need of my care,

'Cause I'm a woman


Phenomenal woman,

That's me.”…


Added by Tria Karamanos Deibert on September 30, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Things We Didn't Say...

“Your mother is in A-fib. We can run some tests, but there is a good chance it will result in us having to crack her chest open.”

Not the words you want to hear when you are alone in a hospital in NYC as you watch your mother dying from pancreatic cancer. Not really the words you want to hear,…


Added by Tria Karamanos Deibert on June 2, 2016 at 6:00pm — No Comments

I Bought My Ticket...

Every time my husband does something that makes my eyes roll, he says, “You bought your ticket…you knew what you were getting!”

If you know us, you are laughing right now. It’s so us.…


Added by Tria Karamanos Deibert on March 15, 2016 at 9:30pm — 3 Comments

Hitting My Stride

Life is funny – just when you hit your stride, it throws you a curveball. Sometimes its minor. Sometimes it’s a doozy.

I’m not just talking about running.…


Added by Tria Karamanos Deibert on February 6, 2016 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

To Know Thyself is To Love Thyself

It’s New Year’s Day.  I am doing what most people do: Thinking about all the things I want to do better, change, improve, etc.  You get the picture. 

Like sugarplums, visions of becoming a strong, lean, determined, amazing woman are dancing in…


Added by Tria Karamanos Deibert on January 1, 2016 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Celebrate Small Wins

“I had a good day!”

Such music to my ears! It was the first thing I heard as I walked in the door. I literally danced over to my son and gave him a high five, lifted him up, and celebrated along…


Added by Tria Karamanos Deibert on November 16, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

“At 42, be better than 24.” -- Jay Z

On the eve of my 43rd birthday I thought a lot about this quote from Primetime – a song I love by an artist I love even more.    While the all the lyrics don’t directly apply to my life (Jay Z and I have had slightly different paths) the message resonates.   I am in my primetime.

I will make the bold statement: I…


Added by Tria Karamanos Deibert on June 15, 2015 at 12:00pm — 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



Every so often, I pause and take a mental snapshot.  I marinate in the moment.  I just step back and enjoy the wonder…


Added by Tria Karamanos Deibert on April 21, 2015 at 7:26pm — 4 Comments

Life on the Seesaw

I am sitting in Dallas International Airport, computer on my lap and guilt gifts at my feet, waiting patiently (well, as patient as I can be) for my delayed flight to take off so I can get home to my boy.

I have just spent a truly fulfilling week at a conference: learning, connecting, getting inspired and feeling a little guilty.  It’s hard not to feel guilty when you go on work-vacation: the term my husband used to explain my trip to my son. And, while that description infuriated me…


Added by Tria Karamanos Deibert on April 15, 2015 at 12:57pm — No Comments

The Rules of Pregnancy

As a first time mom-to-be of "advanced maternal age" I have been super careful about following the rules of pregnancy. I stay away from cold cuts, limit my caffeine, ask if the mozzarella is pasteurized, and I haven't even looked at artificial sweeteners. On the flip side, I have friends who don't follow the rules and have very healthy babies. I came across this article on the rules of pregnancy and found it interesting that there is a conference in England to explore whether or not the…


Added by Tria Karamanos Deibert on June 22, 2010 at 1:04pm — 2 Comments


Flu Resource Center

Latest Activity

Caitlyn Royce posted a discussion
Heena Sood posted a discussion
Jun 5, 2018
Heena Sood posted a status
"Hello, I am a new Mommy. My daughter is 3mos and we are looking for mommy & me classes near Holmdel and surrounding areas. Any recs?"
Jun 5, 2018
Profile IconKimberly and Terri Hershkowitz joined MeridianMomTourage
Apr 11, 2018

© 2019   Created by Hackensack Meridian Health.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service