The Moment When…

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The toddler years are truly magical. One week your child is playing with blocks and the next - expanding Einstein’s Theory of Relativity. Ok, maybe not quite expanding Einstein’s Theory of Relativity, but the point is[Read more...]

My Must Have Babyproofing Tips On “Better Connecticut!” Watch The Segment!

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If you've ever had to make a trip the ER because of an accident in the home, you know first-hand the importance of babyproofing! Watch my tips on babyproofing your home on Better Connecticut[Read more...]

Talking “Toddlers & Technology” Today on NBC Connecticut!

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How much time in front of the iPad is too much? One of the many problems we face today with modern parenting. Well this morning I chatted with NBC Connecticut’s, Kerri-Lee Mayland, about “Toddlers & Technology!” So how much screen time is too much? … [Read more...]

“My Son: Making Changes and Making Friends.” My Latest Article for Mahattan Family Magazine!

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A few days ago, a friend of mine came across my most recent article for Manhattan Family magazine, entitled “My son: Making changes and making friends.” She shared with me her experience with her own daughter and her belief that sometimes we need to just give our children time. … [Read more...]

I Remember When…..

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I remember when we would have to prepare ourselves physically and emotionally just to bring our kids to the store. They would get so excited by being inside a store that … [Read more...]

Chess Anyone?

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So apparently kids have the ability to learn chess even at the age of three! So we've decided to give it a go. Today was our 3rd lesson! … [Read more...]

Thanking God For The One Thing They Didn’t Get From Their Mama

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So…. I can’t swim no matter how many times I have tried to learn.  I tense up so much in the water that I always find myself … [Read more...]

Learning Patience (And Perseverance) From Toddlers

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One of the interesting things about parenting is that we are constantly learning new things about our children and ourselves (or at least we should be anyway). For several months now, I have been trying … [Read more...]

Acknowledging Mommy Burnout…

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There comes a moment in every mom’s life when you’re just spent. When you have juuuussst enough energy left for your kids, but none left for you or for anyone else. I can tell you that … [Read more...]

The More You Know, The More You Grow….

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Last night I watched the movie, American Promise on PBS, a story about the ups and downs (mostly downs) of two African American boys attending The Dalton School, one of the most … [Read more...]