Mommy Magic

What’s Your Impact?

"It's how you make others feel that matters." This is a saying that one of my dearest friends lives by. She has said this phrase a million times in different scenarios over the years, noticing when people have been...

Unplugged Summer Fun

It's finally summer - no more backpacks, homework or school projects! There is something about the freedom of summer that always takes me back to my own childhood. Windows down while driving the car, the smell of fresh cut...

Footnotes: thoughts from the margin of a mom’s life

My parents recently came down with serious colds. I found myself at the grocery store late in the evening buying them a round of feel-better-soon foods: a roasted chicken, orange juice, whole fruit, Gatorade and a quart of soup....

There is no greater love than the love a mother has for her child

This picture says it all. The four generation picture we all hope to have someday when mother, grandmother and great-grandmother share their joys of motherhood. This photo was taken in 1987 shortly after Wendy Cox was born. My mother, Dorothy...

The Power of Attitude

"You are responsible for the attitude you bring into the room." I was attending a leadership workshop and saw this intriguing title listed as an afternoon session. So not only did I attend, I was actually transformed by it. The...

Manic Multi-tasking

Like you, I have become an expert at multi-tasking. What modern parent isn't? It's not a question of whether you want to maintain various schedules, work obligations, school practices, etc., just an expectation that you will. My second-grader recently brought...

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