April 2009

Guideposts just published my latest column, The Power of Choices. I have Olivia’s crib still up in her bedroom. Considering she is only 18 months old, that may not seem so strange. But Olivia hasn’t […]


Heart disease is not something to be taken lightly and the folks at Sara Lee are helping to promote Heart Health with their new cookbook WomenHeart’s ALL HEART Family Cookbook. This cookbook features 40 foods […]

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calcutta boys in poverty

This post was written by guest contributor, Robin from Pensieve, who is in India this week with Compassion Bloggers. Compassion, Calcutta and Kids That’s not fair!  How many times does a mother of young children […]


Shopping for my mom has always been difficult. It isn’t easy finding a gift for someone who seemingly has everything. Shopping for my mother-in-law proves to be even more difficult. So, for the especially difficult […]

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I have learned so much from the great folks over at Stop and Shop. They really are committed to helping families out. I’ve been a devoted customer for many reasons: it’s the closest store to […]

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Olivia — there’s more than one way down a slide! Olivia is enjoying the playground at Susan’s townhouse complex. It is small – but then again, so is she! We are blessed to have a […]


When my husband and I moved from Arizona to Colorado several years ago, it was very hard on our family, as we left our parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles behind. Since that time, our daughter […]

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Susan here… Okay, this tackle was a quickie, but a tad profound… read on. I am shockingly blind to clutter. Stacks of this-and-that can pile up and I barely notice. Sometimes I try and force […]


They say great things come in small packages. I don’t really know who “they” are, but “they” appear to be right. At least when talking about HP’s line of Mini PC’s, the HP Mini 1000. […]

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Holly Buchanan is teaching marketers the secrets of how to market to moms. Are they learning? Listen to what Holly has to say during the second part of our interview with her at the Mom […]