Thank you, Mom After watching an online greeting card company’s humorous and touching Mother’s Day tribute World’s Toughest Job video, I’m convinced that a day isn’t enough to thank the woman who has devoted her life to making ours better — Mom. They say that you never truly appreciate your mother until you become one . . .
Nutritional ABCs & DEs Providing your family with healthy food can be a daunting task. First, there’s how to sort through the ever-changing recommendations for what to put on (or leave off) the menu. Milk, for instance, used to do a body good. Now, it has been banished from some breakfast tables for its sugar . . .
Creating Confidence Model and performer, Tyrese Gibson recently released a video on YouTube, where he encourages his daughter to repeat self-affirming words in order to instill in her a sense of self-worth. While adorable, the father-daughter exchange also raises an important question: How do we, as parents, raise confident children? It’s not easy, especially in . . .
Mother of Invention Gone are the days when the ideal homemaker sported a perfect coif, heels and pearls while tidying the house, setting the table and preparing a casserole dinner. Though I’m not sure women in my family ever strove for this standard (unless ponytails, slippers and sweats count), things have come a long way . . .
When you start a family, it seems as if everything you do is fair game for scrutiny. You’ll find yourself fiercely defending what once felt like the most inconsequential decisions, as if your child’s future wellness and happiness were in the balance because you purchased a particular brand of stroller. Then there’s whether you breastfeed, . . .
Who’s the Boss? There’s been a lot of buzz about “bossy” women these past few months. Launched by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg paired with the likes of Condoleezza Rice, Jane Lynch and Beyoncé, the Ban Bossy campaign has garnered reactions from hostile rants to devoted pledges to nix the word from the name-calling lexicon. The . . .
For many of us, the work force has been a mad scramble to acquire skills, build a respectable resume and establish a comfortable lifestyle. That is, until we have kids. Then our abilities extend far beyond anything previously aspired. We become experts in: Acrobatics. So maybe we can’t do double backs or front handsprings, but . . .
With the holidays and the arrival of the New Year, many of us think about giving back to our community. Finding a way to incorporate giving, with already busy schedules, can be very difficult. Luckily, Kellee Wip and Cheryl Toste have found a company that helps them succeed with both professional and personal goals with . . .
When Cheryl Fox Toste, a 10-year resident of Las Vegas married in September 2011, she knew she was ready to start a different chapter in her life. Having worked in sales and marketing for over 12 years in the hospitality, staffing and healthcare sectors, she knew that her 50-plus hour workweeks would make starting a . . .
hen Christina Thebeau gave birth to her second child, she realized she was no longer going to be able to work outside of the home and be a full-time mom. As a certified public accountant, Thebeau was used to working long hours, which took away from her family time in the evening. She was so . . .