"Toddlerhood and early childhood are key developmental periods for ingraining the entrepreneurial spirit." -Raising Can-Do Kids (Richard Rende, PhD and Jen Prosek) Let them create, let them be free. What to do in the summertime. Thinking of activities to do with kids can be a lot work and draining for parents. A couple or years … Continue reading Key Benefits of a Children’s Entrepreneur Market
Close to thirteen years ago we found out that our first and now oldest son had (has) food allergies. Ashamed to admit, before knowing that William had food allergies, I really did not think much of "food allergies." My mom worked with a friend whose son had food allergies and she was always so concerned. … Continue reading Mom, I Really Want to Go
"My baby, where's my baby?" Listening to the speaker share his experience about helping a distraught mom immediately after a car accident, the words he shared were familiar to me. Thirteen years ago after having my first baby and oldest child, my husband, baby and I were headed to see family in town … Continue reading Each Life Has Great Meaning and Purpose
Home plate, the field, there is something special about the dirt on the baseball field. It's like a time machine to the past spirits of the greats. It has been said baseball is a religion--it could just be true. Squatting down next to home plate on the Kelvyn Park baseball field in Chicago, IL, as a … Continue reading The Magic of the Game
My family and I have the benefit of flying with flight benefits, allowing us to travel standby. When flights are open--with a lot of seats--it's super! When they are not--it's a bit stressful, especially when a family of six is hoping to travel together. My husband and I were attempting to get back on the … Continue reading That One More Day
How do we manage to get through all the yucks of life--challenges, downfalls, disappointment, lack of time, hardships? My friend and I, in casual conversation, discussing the many things we as mothers, women, parents, people often find ourselves in the middle of--family concerns, financial concerns, career and aging concerns, health concerns and so many more … Continue reading A Speck of Hope
Funny thing or coincidental thing, this morning as I parked, getting ready to head into the store this Saturday morning for a quick grocery shop, a thought passed through my mind. One of those that sparks, you think about it for a moment and then go on with your day. The thought: Life can be … Continue reading Mom, What is the Purpose of Life?