It’s Testing Time – Now Take a Deep Breath by Dina Ramon
May 16th, 2013
School used to be so fun and low stress. Remember when the biggest concern was your child losing naptime in the transition from kindergarten to first grade? Then in second grade the homework got a little more challenging and more of it came home every afternoon; which can be both ...
Santa, Help Me Believe by Dina Ramon
December 27th, 2012
A couple of weeks ago my eight-year-old daughter said to me, ‘Mommy I have something to tell you… this is going to be my last year to visit Santa.’ Of course I was distraught by this comment and when she saw the look on my face, she tried to comfort ...
Places I Remember… by Cat Reilly
November 18th, 2012
Waiting in line at a Mexican restaurant this weekend, I saw a sign on the wall for Santa Fe, NM. And suddenly there I was, back in Santa Fe, walking the main square, pausing at the turquoise jewelry, lounging near the O’Keefe museum. Once I bought a pair of red ...
Too Old to Adopt? by Margaret Hart
June 12th, 2012
Recently, I wrote about our desire to grow our family. It was always in our plan, but as we all know, sometimes plans don't work out as you would like. Our seven-year-old son has always wanted a brother or a sister and regularly laments not having one. We constantly find ...
Graduation Gap by Dina Ramon
June 7th, 2012
This past weekend one of my dear friends posted a picture on Facebook of her lovely daughter – in her prom gown standing next to her date. The image obviously captured a momentous event but also made me chuckle; my friend is about to see her second child graduate from ...