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My Husband Left for a Week and Here’s What Happened

Until now, I thought that I was the reason that things went well when I left my husband with the kids. But now, I've realized that it takes teamwork to make it work.

Avoid the Summer Slide: Sneak in Some Learning!

It's summer, time for a break and a recharge, but summer can be hard for parents—kids are home and want to be entertained. How do you avoid the dreaded summer slide?

Short Summer Getaways from Philadelphia

The Jersey Shore is AWESOME, but if you're in Philadelphia, it's not the only place that you can go to get away from it all.

Planning Last Minute Summer Getaways

It happened again. You meant to plan a summer vacation. But it seemed like you had plenty of time. Now, somehow, you're staring down July.

Social Media is Forever…But…

I constantly remind my children that what they post to social media will be there forever. Forever and ever. Amen.

I Used to Dread the Winter: Then I Had Kids

Winter. The time when most people hunker down, find a warm place to hang out, and dream about the summer months ahead. Not my family - we go snowboarding.

Winter is Wonderful at Canaan Valley Resort

After the familiar drive from NYC to West Virginia Eastern Panhandle, we arrived at Canaan Valley Resort, after dark in the midst of a snow storm.

Hello Spring Break Vacation: I Need You More Than My Kids

Spring Break vacation can’t get here soon enough. Sure it’s a break from school for the kids. But we parents need this break too.

Sun-Seeking Mom Skips Out on Winter

Subzero temperatures, wind chill, Snow, freezing rain, snow Boots, salt, sand, slush. Dirty mud room floors, sweaty long underwear, wet socks, blow outs ruined by toques. It all sounds very appealing, doesn’t it? I...
essentials for a summer road trip

What’s Better than a Summer Road Trip?

We thought it would be fun to ask our #RealityMoms what are their essentials for a summer road trip.