Passionate About the Community
and the Moms Who Live Here

Author Archive | Claudia Cometa

summer camp revolution woman raised arm in solidarity

A Mother’s Plea for a Summer Camp Revolution

Near the end of the school year, moms are presented with a new source of stress. Just a few months prior, we celebrated making it through the holidays and the start of the second half of school. Then suddenly out of nowhere, they come the emails and advertisements to choose summer camps.  “Is it that […]

Continue Reading
sleepover party tips

Sleepover Survival Tips

  “What do you want to do for your birthday party this year, Dylan?” my husband and I asked our soon-to-be 10-year-old son a few months ago. We had historically gone for the 2-hour, off-location option, which allowed us to avoid the post-party cleanup, food planning, and stress of figuring out entertainment. Assuming he would […]

Continue Reading

Tales from a Resident Physician’s Wife

Say the word “physician,” follow it with the word “wife,” and the image that most people see is the woman on page 23 of the latest issue of Vogue. You know, the woman who has freshly washed and blow-dried hair, is wearing a perfect palette of makeup to complement her skin, and is dressed head-to-toe in […]

Continue Reading

Growing up in a Divided World

If you are reading this and you have young kids, you likely know where I’m headed. The division in our society, while historically improved, is emphasized and highlighted largely due to our ever-increasing access to information. Social media, television, and blogs are bombarded on a daily—sometimes hourly—basis with negative news. A large percentage of said […]

Continue Reading

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

One in eight women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in her lifetime. To put this into perspective, approximately every 60 seconds a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, and every 13 minutes breast cancer will be the cause of death for one woman. Should these facts cause […]

Continue Reading