“Just A Mom”?? Screw That! Mom IS the Most Empowered!

“JUST a Mom?” “Oh, you don’t work?” If one more person would’ve said those phrases- I might seriously go all Italian on them! Going from a high-profile, public career as an anchor and reporter to having 3 babies within 21 months-(yes, a set of twins in that mix)-to caring for 3 infants was, let’s just…

May The Fourth Be With You: And The Force EMPOWER You!

I want a lightsaber.  Like a REAL-LIFE lifesaver of EMPOWERMENT! With the ability to empower me, my kids, my family.  And defend against the dark side. Oh, that dark side. We’ll get to that. In another galaxy far, far away. (Okay, another day.) But today is HAPPY STAR WARS DAY! Which is essentially a NATIONAL…

Mid-Summer Mayhem, Summer Insanity and Things To Do in Dallas And The ‘Burbs

Let’s get real, people.  Are you like a lot of Moms at this point – about to kick the b— , err, the bored

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om out of your kids?

We’re all there.  Mid-Summer.  Mid-Fun. But Mid-Insane.

It’s the Mid-Summer Blues….  the “Mom, I’m Bored!” on loop.
But here’s some fun, tips, things to do in Dallas and The ‘Burbs.

 

The Empowered Mom Milestone – Things To Do This Summer

So it’s been a busy summer of family events, things to do, places to go….   and lots of fun and discovery! But it’s also been one of milestones… Lemme ‘splain… The Empowered Mom Milestone ! So, the take-aways… 1) Teaching yourself how to be empowered is one thing… but teaching your kids independence is…

Empowered Independence – Empowering Your Kids

Independence. Empowered.

The pinnacle pillar of our great nation.

It’s Empowering, after all, isn’t it?

And teaching your kids the significance of the holiday also empowers them.

There’s so many great things to do for families and kids this time of year.  And this holiday was jam-packed with excitement!!

Fireworks, pool parties, parades, cook-outs were just part of it. This year my kids learned about building a business.

Especially with this…

How To Get Fired As A Room Mom

I can’t take it anymore.  THIS is NOT September people!  It’s June.  We are done-kids, teachers, parents. Done with school!

Full-on whooped.  No more bright and shiny like when the school year started. No more everything getting done on time – much less BEFORE it’s due.

Now it’s more like, “WHAT? What is due? When is that ceremony? How many more activities?  We had 3 weeks, and you’re telling me 5 minutes before it’s due? Seriously, you’re not even thinking about asking me to do another project, play, event, are you?” I may smack the next person that tells me there’s another event.  Since that’s typically frowned upon–I could always opt for another root canal.

I am so flipping checked out of school by now – it’s surprising my kids even get there.

And get this: I’m ROOM MOM.

Not just that. I’m LEAD ROOM MOM. Oh my gawd…who allowed that to happen??

But now, I think I got fired as Room Mom.