The Race to Parenthood

Join us for a 5k race along West Creek Parkway on April 11, 2015 at 9am. The Race to Parenthood 5k is a fundraising platform for those who wish to start a family, but require fertility treatments or adoption to do so. The generosity of our sponsors has made it possible for 100% of the […]

Man Up Fall Harvest Festival

Fall Fatherhood Festival: Serious Fun With a Serious Purpose Don’t confuse the 2014 ManUp Fall Harvest Festival with your typical autumn face-painting opportunity. The annual event will offer plenty of fun, but its goal is larger: inspiring area men to be better fathers and role models to their own children and to the children of […]

Playing Favorites


I was out running errands recently when I got a phone call from my husband, who was at home with our three-year-old daughter. It was lunchtime and he wanted to verify that I served her favorite sandwich – hummus on a bagel thin – open-faced. I confirmed that I did and added that I also […]

Do As I Say and Do As I Do

Do I As I Do

With all due respect to the legions of parents – mine included – who have ever used the phrase, “Do as I say, not as I do,” to justify their own questionable behavior, I’m calling shenanigans. After all, anyone who has ever heard the echo of a four-letter word reverberate from the angel mouth of […]