Five seasons ago I was fortunate to get a preview of the premiere episode of The Good Wife before it aired on TV. I was enthralled with the show right from the first one, and it’s one of the top slots for programming on our DVR.
If you’ve been watching the show, you’re probably wondering along with the rest of us fans what is finally going to transpire with Alicia and her decision to leave Lockhart Gardner and what that will mean in her relationship with Will.
Back when we first got married, between my husband’s job and mine we weren’t raking in big bucks. So when we decided that I’d be a stay-at-home mom, the little income I did make went “poof” and we needed to get creative sometimes when it came to making ends meet.
Besides eating a. lot. of macaroni and cheese, there were times I’d brew my coffee grounds twice (ugh, I think back to that now and I totally cringe that I ever did that!)
Summer is the time for being out and about, and with Memorial Day weekend around the corner, I though some of you might be interested in reading about some cute kids products perfect for outings this summer from AnnieWear.
AnnieWear gives back from its profits to animal charities, so it’s a win/win for those that love animals and have children.
Bob Weber, Jr. draws pictures for a living. He draws the children’s comic, “Slylock Fox and Comics For Kids,” and he also writes the jokes for the daily strip, “Oh, Brother!” Role Mommy asked Bob Weber, Jr. to share his advice and best practices with any budding cartoonists out there, and this is what he had to say:
Financial expert Susan Hirshman, author of the brand new book “Does This Make My Assets Look Fat” answers our readers’ burning money questions and breaks down the concept of investing and budgeting and puts it into terms any woman can understand.
The Five D’s of Financial Sabotage…
The most common response to the question “What are the biggest risks to your financial portfolio?” usually has something to do with market volatility – i.e. the up and down movements of the stock market.
Unfortunately, market risk is not the only risk that needs to be managed during one’s lifetime. There are 5 other risks to one’s portfolio that must be taken into consideration to ensure that you protect you and your family from financial sabotage.
The following is an excerpt to help you navigate those first crucial weeks of parenthood and caring for a newborn:
The reality of SIDS: Creating a Safe Sleep Environment.
SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome), sometimes called crib death, is the sudden, unexplained death of an otherwise healthy baby during the first year… there are simple things you can do to create a safer
Advice to New Parents by the Authors of Heading Home with Your Newborn
Pediatricians, moms and authors, Laura A. Jana, MD, FAAP and Jennifer Shu, MD, FAAP offer a wealth of “parent-tested, pediatrician-approved” advice in Heading Home With Your Newborn: From Birth to Reality, Second Edition (American Academy of Pediatrics, September 2010). Available on the American Academy of Pediatrics official Web site for parents, HealthyChildren.org. Also available in bookstores nationwide.
The following are excerpts to help you navigate those first crucial weeks of parenthood and caring for a newborn:
by Beth Feldman, Founder of RoleMommy.com
I’m sure you’ve been there before. You’ve packed snacks, shoved your luggage, roller blades and tennis rackets in the trunk, jerry rigged the bike rack to the car, gassed up and are finally ready to hit the open road. What you may fail to anticipate however, is the bumper to bumper traffic you’ll be sitting in while your kids pester you from the back seat with the dreaded question – Are We There Yet??? As a road trip warrior, I’ve got some great game and gadget options that’ll keep kids of varying ages entertained as you traverse the highways and byways of our glorious country. So what’s the secret behind a smooth summer road trip with your family? Here’s our Fave Five:
1. Nintendo DSi XL – We received a complimentary DSi XL to review