Saturday, December 20, 2014

Last Minute Holiday Gifts: Princess Cupcake Jones Book Series

Princess Cupcake Jones Books

Books make excellent holiday gifts. And I have the perfect one for the little girl in your life. The “Princess Cupcake Jones” series will appeal to every little girl’s inner princess and teach her universal lessons including how to take care of her things, how to use good manners, and how to meet new friends.

Working Mom Tips: 5 Time Saving Tips for the Holidays

It's crunch time! Working moms, here are five tips to getting your holiday tasks done with the help of a "personal assistant"...

Chaton's World: A Working Mom's Quest for Balance in Stilettos© : Working Mom Tips: 5 Time Saving Tips for the Holi...:  As you know, I am committed to living my dream life every day. Although having a full time assistant would be cool, I cannot afford on...

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Wordless Wednesday (almost)

With the Three Rivers Ringers
Last week, my daughter had a week filled with music! It started out with hanging out with the Three Rivers Ringers and also included a performance in her last music class of the semester.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Happy Hanukkah!

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There's a show called, "Black-ish" that started this season on ABC. It has garnered a decent amount of criticism because of the title and for some of the characterizations on the show. People have thought that it oversimplifies certain issues and promotes a certain Black stereotype.

As they say in medicine, those things may be true, true, but they are unrelated.  I've seen one episode in its entirety and it reminded me of my thoughts as a little Black girl in Rochester, New York attending Twelve Corners Elementary School in Brighton, a predominantly Jewish suburb.  My best friend, Alison, was Jewish. And just like the little boy on the show, I wanted desperately to be Jewish...

Monday, December 15, 2014

Photos make great gifts....



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Sometimes working moms can use a little help, especially at this time of year. We have so many responsibilities already that adding holiday shopping can be a little overwhelming...

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Well, if you're like me an scrambling to get some last minute gifts, think about putting some of your kids photos on canvas.The Canvas People are offering a really good deal on canvas portraits and they will be there on time for Christmas! 

I'm sure you have some photos since you've spent the year following your kids around like the paparazzi. So, it would be an easy, thoughtful gift that the grandparents will love.

You can email me a thank you note after the holidays!