Renee’s Corner: Self-Care Tips for the Busy Mom

With all due respect to Mother’s Day, there’s no real break from the job for us moms. Motherhood is a twenty-four-hour-a-day, seven-days-a-week endeavor. Even if and when the day comes that we get a break from the kids (and hubby, if we’re lucky), it’s far too easy to find yourself preoccupied with whether your little ones are safe and doing ok away from you, and thinking about getting a leg up on the next thing they’ll need. That’s why it’s so important to remember that moms need love too (and not just on Mother’s Day!). And as nice as it is to Read More

2016: The Year in Review

In so many ways, 2016 has truly been a year for the books. Personally, my family grew — making us now a party of six when we go out to dine! As some of you may have read in my earlier blog, we welcomed our fourth child (yep…you read correctly FOURTH CHILD), Laura, into the world in April. She’s approaching nine months and is the happiest baby in the world…and chocked full of personality. She may be the biggest diva yet in our family! More broadly, 2016 exposed our global community to the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. We Read More