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Meet Gina :: A Day in the Life

In the next couple of months I am getting ready to embark on a new adventure – stay at home mom. This August, my husband and I will be welcoming baby number two to our growing family. With the cost of putting two children in daycare and the thought of having to travel regularly for […]

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A Media Mom’s Take on Cord Cutting: Is It Right for Your Family?

There is a question that has been circulating throughout both my personal and professional life lately…. Is cutting the cable cord the right thing to do!? At work “Cord Cutting” is akin to a dirty word. The decline in subscribers is not good for the Cable Advertising Business. Our clients buy ad time directly from […]

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Who Do You Put First?

It is a challenge everyday to keep balance at home. It seems like every moment, someone is clamoring for my attention, or needing something RIGHT NOW. Or crying, or fighting, or making a mess, or asking an endless litany of questions…welcome to motherhood! I know I am not the only one facing this battle. We […]

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The Love That’s Overlooked in Second-Born Children

There’s been A LOT of talk regarding the volatile behavior of second-born children (boys in particular) due to the recent research findings of an MIT economist, Joseph Doyle. My sister-in-law, a second-born herself, was the first person to bring it to my attention. I read the details and wasn’t alarmed. Within the next week, several […]

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Summer Slide

Summer slide is a term commonly used in the world of teaching to describe the tendency for students to lose some of the achievement gains over the summer that they made during the previous school year. This is my fifth rodeo as a “summer parent” and I must admit that my parenting skills also suffer […]

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