Nikki Newman: The Side-Track Trap
I had a near miss last week, this time of the work variety. What happened? I very nearly applied for a...January 20, 2011
Guest Posting: The Generation Gap – And How To Bridge It!
When I was a child, it was called the Generation Gap. In those rebellious 1960’s, it was marked by a lack...January 16, 2011
NIKKI NEWMAN: CONFESSIONS OF A WILD WOMAN
These past six months I’ve been re-acquainting myself with a part of me I thought I’d lost forever. After the indulgences...January 6, 2011
MEDIOCRE MOM MANUAL: WEEKLY RESOLUTIONS AND A TWO-BY-FOUR
It’s the first week of the New Year. You’ll be happy to hear I’ve been 100 percent successful with my New...January 4, 2011
GUEST POSTING: THIS IS YOUR DAY!
“Lost. Lost. Lost… I’ve lost my marbles,” said Toodles, a character in the movie Peter Pan. Just like him, we often...January 1, 2011
GUEST POSTING: THE WORD BUDGET
Can You Afford The Words You Use On A Daily Basis? I can’t remember my 2010 New Year’s Resolution for one...December 29, 2010
NIKKI NEWMAN: TAKING THE CRAZY OUT OF CHRISTMAS!
The holidays are almost here, and myself, Buff and the kids are driving down to South Carolina for a few days...December 23, 2010
MEDIOCRE MOM MANUAL: MY HUSBAND’S CHRISTMAS SURPRISE!
Hello all your GEM’s – it’s time for another posting from our fabulous columnist Rachel… and for all of you...December 21, 2010
GUEST POSTING: HOME MADE HORROR!
What’s The Craziest School Request You’ve Ever Received? Hey GEM’s – it’s Guest Posting time again – and I think you’re...December 19, 2010
NIKKI NEWMAN: SCHOOL, SPORTS AND SUCCESS
When Should Kids Deal With Winning And Losing? I got into fitness when I was in my late teens and still...December 16, 2010