Books, Dr. Suess Birthday, Kids, PBS Kids, Read Across America

Five Ways to Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ Birthday

That big blue bookWith the big catIn the funny hat... is a fond reminder of my childhood and later, motherhood. With three kids, Dr. Suess was a household name, not only in my family but millions of readers throughout the years. Theodore Suess Geissel (Dr. Suess) began his career cartooning in 1927 for The Saturday Evening Post. He… Continue reading Five Ways to Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ Birthday

Faith, Family, Kids, Parenting, stay at home moms, Women in Prison, Working moms

What I Learned in Prison:Women in Front and Behind Bars #8

by spaceodissy via creative commonsJeannine, an escapee from corporate life, wrote a guest post for the blog "My Name is Not Bob." After the birth of her baby she suffered postpartum depression, returned to work, and dealt with the increasing demands of her job. A few years later and after upping her medication to levels the doctor balked… Continue reading What I Learned in Prison:Women in Front and Behind Bars #8

Kids, Travel, Vacations

Stay-cations?

     Touring parts of Eastern Europe a couple of months ago took a big bite out of the finances. I'm glad I went and loved almost every minute of it, but I don't think my kids are happy about that trip's impact on the family vacation this summer.     So when the question of… Continue reading Stay-cations?