Headbands for Hope

I’m thrilled to have NC State Senior, Jessica Ekstrom, visiting the blog today. She founded the company, Headbands for Hope, and I asked her to share a little bit about her organization with all of you. *********************************************************** Almost everyone can think of a moment where they knew their life was about to change. For me,… [Read More]

Things are changing; the kids are growing up (a guest post)

Those early years of homework with my boys were brutal. Sight words. Phonetic readers. Math facts. Homework time seemed to lag on endlessly every night. Then I had my own homework. Agendas that needed to be read and responded to. Piles of handouts that needed to be signed. Permission slips. Each boy would reiterate that all items would… [Read More]

California Teachers Union Putting Our Kids at Risk

My friend Christine is speaking up about a bill that is on the ballot in California this November.  She is extremely passionate on the subject, so I agreed to publish her op-ed piece.  I know I have readers in California as well as other states that have dealt/are dealing with this. I welcome your thoughts…. [Read More]

Dropping Out of the Competition

Today I am thrilled to have Kate from The Guavalicious Life as a guest. Please welcome her and show her the love! Last night when I was at the World’s Most Earnest Bookclub, another mom started telling me all about the different activities she does with her kids and how she is sorry to be… [Read More]

C-Section Sharing at Scars for Love

Did you know that in the US one third of  more women will have a c-section? A friend of mine recently started a site, Scars for Love, designed to help women share their c-section stories – the good, the bad and the ugly.  It’s gotten off to a tremendous start and I am privileged to have my… [Read More]

Guest Post: Preparing Your Child For Siblings

When you have your first child most of your time is spent getting ready for the baby, preparing the nursery, making sure you have everything on your checklist and reading every parenting book you can get your hands on. When you have subsequent children you may still do those things, but I found that my… [Read More]

Guest Bloggers

Since my next few weeks are going to be a bit busy between nursing, changing diapers and trying to get just a little bit of work done, I’ve asked some fabulous ladies to share some of their stories here.  I hope you’ll welcome them with open arms…and I’ll be around, just not as much.  I… [Read More]

Guest Post: What I’ve Learned About Being a Mom

I’m honored to be here at Tales from a Marketing Mama. I’m a stay at home mom to two awesome kids (4 years and 15 months). In addition to staying home with my two kids, I also run a public relations business, Duo Communications, part-time. When Erin asked me to write about being a mom, I… [Read More]