Archive | January, 2015
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Kid-Mit-Ment

30 Jan

Kid-Mit-Ment #3

#TBT: The Value of Mom Friends

29 Jan

In honor of #tbt (that’s Throw-Back Thursday) we are bringing back some of our (and your!) favorite pieces, many of them updated with new pics! Enjoy!

I spent the first 43 years of my life without children of my own. I was a master at judging parents – and not very kindly, I’m afraid. I couldn’t comprehend why they couldn’t make their three year olds sit quietly in a restaurant or why they didn’t leave their kids home when eating, visiting, traveling or shopping. I absolutely could not understand why their children had to interrupt my very important phone conversations with their moms or why my pals weren’t jumping at the chance to meet (single) me for breakfast, lunch, dinner or the theatre, or come away with me to Martha’s Vineyard. Continue reading

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Kid-Mit-Ment

28 Jan

EVERYONE (1)

A TCC Warm Regard on Kid-Mit-Ment

23 Jan

Coaches! To build a great team, drive this message hard…

 

Things will fall into place for us when each and every member of your team stops saying ‘we can’ and starts saying ‘we will.’

(Quite Literally) Reading Between the Lines

22 Jan

In honor of #tbt (that’s Throw-Back Thursday) we are bringing back some of our (and your!) favorite pieces, many of them updated with new pics! Enjoy!

I spent the last four or five months worrying, losing sleep and praying to find a reason for the headaches, dizzy spells and accompanying stomach aches Ben kept having. Though they were real enough to him, I was fearful that they were a sign of either anxiety or some underlying disease lurking around. Continue reading

Village Voice – Driving the Message Home

15 Jan

There were 13 of us enjoying our Annual Up North Christmas Eve Dinner – Gary, myself, three of our good adult friends (Read more about The Importance of Mom Friends) and a group of eight kids, our own offspring and some of their friends.

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Wake Up Mommas and Poppas – I Don’t Want To Be In This Alone!

11 Jan

I often write about my very candid conversations with Ben and many of his friends. I am upfront and non-apologetic when it comes to Continue reading

From ‘Dazed and Confused’ to Aware and Involved

8 Jan

I am not one of those parents who thought my son’s childhood raced by….in fact, from my pregnancy on, I kind of thought the days went by rather slowly! Continue reading