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Week of Giving at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital

Week of Giving at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital

Around the Triad By April 20, 2016 Tags: , , , , No Comments

Week of Giving Begins April 25th! When it comes to our kids and hospitals, almost everyone has a story and with any luck it’s not a big story but rather a smaller one. For us it was a brief time period when our oldest was going thru tests in Philadelphia to see if she had a  blood disorder – luckily…

just because we don't parent the same doesn't make me a bad parent

The Day I was Trolled and Parent Shamed

Parenting By March 12, 2015 Tags: , , , , 20 Comments

It was bound to happen sooner or later…  In my opinion, Camel City Dispatch is THE source for news in our town and the Editor, Chad Nance, will occasionally grab some of my articles and use them in their parenting section. We’ve become friends over the past couple of years or so and share similar attitudes towards parenting and life in…


What Happens When You Send a Teenager to Return Something?

Teens By January 22, 2015 Tags: , , , , 2 Comments

The Rooster and the  kids always try to stock my shelves with lotion and shower gel at Christmas time. And either my skin is really dry and Steve’s trying to tell me something or he forgot to do inventory before he left, because this year they gave me 6 lotions and no shower gel. So my options were to either exchange some…

social media routine

Social Media Success: You Have to Have a Routine

Social Media and Technology By January 20, 2015 Tags: , , , , 2 Comments

The number one reason clients work with is because they either don’t have the time to handle social media or they don’t have the knowledge—usually a little bit of both. Quite often they jump into social media and think that devoting five minutes a day to it will net results, which is just not the case… at least not at first….

the best sing-along songs

The Best Sing-Along Songs of All Time. For Now.

Entertainment By January 9, 2015 Tags: , , , , 5 Comments

I saw a post this past weekend (on Cathy E’s Facebook page!!) of the tribute to Billy Joel when he received his Gershwin Prize and it was… a celebrity filled sing-along of Piano Man and was fabulous, of course! I started thinking abotu all the incredible songs that we all sing really, really loudly when we hear and them especially if…