5th-year nesting

It’s the last day of February, and the sun made it seem somewhat balmy this morning as I stepped out the back door to head to work and drop my son off at day care. With spring around the corner (c’mon, let’s think positive!), the kiddos and I have...

Another little thing brings a smile

Take a look at the weather outside in Schuylkill County today (Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013) and it’s enough to make you want to curl up in a ball, burrow under the covers and hide for the day. But hey, this is reality. For me, it’s parenthood. It’s copy...

Office only

The stay-at-home mom vs. working mom debate has been going on for years. How about adding the working-from-home mom vs. the working-in-the-office mom? Or dad, for that matter. I bring this up after reading an article on cnn.com under CNNMoney. Marissa Mayer, the new...

Finally 4?

Another year has passed in the life of my son, who marks his fourth birthday today (Monday, Feb. 25, 2013). It’s another birthday where I wonder where the time has gone, reflect on the day I brought him into the world and marvel at the past four years that have...

They live — without money

As I sit here figuring out what bills to pay with this week’s paycheck (and what must be paid this time around), I come across an article on Shine from Yahoo! on Thursday afternoon (Feb. 21, 2013) about a family of three from Berlin, Germany, that lives, for the...