The girls and I had such a fun experience yesterday—they took their first Ballet Folklórico (Mexican Folk Dance) class. Not only was it fun to watch them, but the teacher invited me to join in. We shared in this new experience together, and had a blast.This year their dad and I agreed to do something a little […]
When’s your thinking time?
Nowadays people are go-go-go all the time. We start our day running, and collapse in our beds exhausted, asleep before our head hits the pillow. How long can we continue at this pace? And what are the unintended consequences of it? There are many, but there is one in particular that impacts all areas of […]
Working Parents, Labor Day is a celebration of YOU!
According to the Department of Labor, Labor Day is a “…yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country” (Source: http://www.dol.gov/laborday/history.htm). As working parents, we are part of that powerful force, working hard to build teams, innovate, find efficiencies, and add value to our businesses and […]
What’s Your Back-to-School Strategy? Strategically select how you volunteer for your child’s school
It’s that time of year—back to school. In some ways, many think it’s a relief. No more figuring out what day camp to put your kids in or what babysitter to use for which days. In other ways, it’s overwhelming—time to ramp up the carpooling to and from after-school activities, sports, and volunteer tasks.Many times […]