New Moms Heading Back To Work

10 Ways to Plan Your Return to Work and Reduce the Stress You’ve been on maternity for three months and the dreaded return date is near. How you transition back into work can have so many variables and a huge impact on your outlook as a working mom. Sometimes the anticipation of the return can be much…

New Daycare Research And Your Child’s Health

I came across a short article in the print version of Parenting magazine titled, “Guilt-Free Chilcare” and thought I’d share new research findings on daycare. According to this piece  from their June 2011 edition, new research revealed that daycare toddlers tend to suffer more respiratory and ear infections than toddlers who are not exposed to…

How important is the routine for your kids?

Very important! I have to admit when I think of the word “routine” a couple of things come to mind though boring and well, routine. Consistency is key though, especially when it comes to getting out the door in the morning or working through the bedtime drill. Without consistency and yes, a routine, the morning…

A Daycare Story

People have very specific opinions about daycare and rightfully so. It’s an odd feeling to hand off your precious little one to be cared for by someone you may be unfamiliar with yourself. For many working parents, daycare is the only viable option. That was the case for me and my hubby when we had our little…

The Choices We Make

When I got dressed this morning, I opted not to wear the hot pink pants with the polka dots to work. It was a choice. My choice. That is the beauty about the time we live in as moms. We have many choices. We all lead and live very different lives with our families. I…