Opportunity Costs and Miracle Mornings

My 2015 Vision Board

When I did a survey regarding what Mom in the City readers wanted to see on the site in 2015, "Work-life balance tips" was one of the top 5 things that readers wanted to learn more about. Time (self!) management has been one of my strengths, but I constantly need to keep learning new tips and techniques as my life gets more and more full. Juggling marriage, motherhood, ministry and a couple of Continue Reading

Valentine’s Day Recipes for Kids (and Adults too!)


Valentine's Day is February 14th. I noticed that many Mom in the City visitors are searching for related recipes, so below are some of my favorite Valentine's Day recipes for kids. (Your adult sweethearts will love them too!) 1. Anneil’s Amazing Red Velvet Cupcake Recipe 2. Kid friendly Valentine’s Day Recipe: Red Velvet Whoopie Pie 3. Strawberry Smoothie Surprise 4. Valentine Day Continue Reading

Fun NYC Family Events February 2015

Fun NYC Family Events February 2015

February is a short month, but my calendar didn't get the memo! :-) There are so many fun things going on this month. My weekends are already booked up - with a marriage retreat, Sean's 8th birthday celebration and a (possible) short winter getaway. Thankfully, public school students are off from school the week of February 15th so there will be plenty of family down-time.  If you want some ideas Continue Reading

Facebook Favorite: Uptown Funk Dance

uptown funk dance

I love this video of a high school teacher dancing the Uptown Funk Dance with students at his school. What can I say? I have a "thing" for teachers who have fierce dance moves. That's why I'm married to one! :-) If you want the Uptown Funk song for yourself, Amazon Prime (an affiliate partner) members can get it for free. Continue Reading