Close Encounters of the Dental Kind

In life we go on a lot of trips: trips to the mall, the park, the nearby grocery store. The one trip a majority of us dread going on, is a trip to the (drum roll, please) dentist! My five-year old has just recently gone on such a trip, and I must … [Continue reading]

Are you smarter than a 5-year old?

We are all pretty familiar with the TV game show “Are you smarter than a fifth-grader?”. In my case, I feel my kid and I are stars in our own reality TV show, “Are you smarter than a five-year old?” My precocious preschooler is more than a bundle … [Continue reading]

Sleep. Believe. Survive.

Putting our little tyke down for an afternoon nap has always proven to be a power struggle. We do everything to coerce, while they do what they can to resist. It could almost pass for an episode of the reality show Survivor. The goal is to outwit, … [Continue reading]

Blast from the (not-so-distant) Past

Even before Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift (okay, they’re the only pop artists of today I know) became household names, we already had a plethora of note-worthy artists from the nineties. Who would ever forget Jon Secada, Color Me Badd, or the … [Continue reading]

ME too!

What does it truly mean to have “me” time? Simply put, it’s making time for yourself, away from the usual demands of everyday life (work, kids, your spouse/partner, household chores). It’s about pursuing your interests and enriching yourself in the … [Continue reading]

Mommy, the Lion-Tamer

We moms have all seen it before: our little one…adamant about what she wants… Before we can even say “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious”, she starts to throw a tantrum that would make any superhero cringe in shame. Shrieks go off the decibel … [Continue reading]

How do I blog thee? Let me count the ways…

If Shakespeare were alive in this day and age, he’d probably be tapping away on his laptop in the wee hours of the morning, coughing up these words for his love sonnet, and then later on posting it on his Facebook wall. Men are known to be … [Continue reading]

Singular Strength

Nothing worries me more, as a mom, than to see my slightly feverish 5-yr old daughter coughing endlessly in the middle of the night.  Witnessing my precious jewel having difficulty breathing as she struggles to get some shut-eye just breaks my … [Continue reading]