Monthly Archives: March 2012

LEGO Kidsfest in Denver April 27 to 29 ~ #Giveaway!

LEGO Kidsfest in Denver April 27 to 29 ~ #Giveaway!

Shhhhh! Don’t tell my 7 yo son because he’ll pester me every day from now on it’s a surprise – but LEGO Kidsfest is coming to Denver the weekend of April 27 to 29th – which just so happens to be his birthday! My son has asked for LEGO kits for Christmas and birthdays since he…More of this…

How to Keep Babies Safe from RSV

How to Keep Babies Safe from RSV

Perils of Preemies I rarely heard of someone having a premature baby until it happened to a close friend of mine.  We were both pregnant at the same time (first child for each of us).  She was due in late September and I was due early December.   Our kids were going to be in…More of this…

Get Rid of Spring Allergies Naturally  #sponsored

Get Rid of Spring Allergies Naturally #sponsored

Every year about this time I get anxious for Spring to start showing itself.   I wander through my yard like Sherlock Holmes searching for clues that Winter is on its way out and things will start to get green again. Finally I see the first glimmers of color and start smiling in anticipation of…More of this…

Evil Stepmom Opened the Door and….

Evil Stepmom Opened the Door and….

The Evil Stepmom opened the door and walked into the princess’s bedroom.  The princess was missing.  On her bed was a note that said… Have you seen the trailers for Mirror Mirror with Julia Roberts yet?  I am SO excited to see it!  The costumes look A.M.A.Z.I.N.G. and the story itself is sure to appeal…More of this…

5 Time Saving Cleaning Tips + A Chance at $5,000!

5 Time Saving Cleaning Tips + A Chance at $5,000!

This post is sponsored by Pine-Sol® Clean & Disinfect with Pine-Sol®: The Powerful Scent of Clean.” I was compensated for this post as a member of Clever Girls Collective, but the content is all my own. Although I’d love to sit here with a straight face and tell you that I am the Queen of…More of this…

March Moola Madness Giveaway ~ CA WINE CLUB Membership + $300!

**GIVEAWAY OVER** Congratulations to Kylie C! I am excited to be able to share this fantastic opportunity with you! On this blog, Mom in Management, we are giving away a one month membership to California Wine Club.   We also have a discount code to share with you Management12 that will let you get 4 bottles…More of this…

Lose Weight When Traveling #NSnation

Lose Weight When Traveling #NSnation

My weight loss weigh in for 3/12/2012 to 3/18/2012. Travel & Weight Loss If you’ve been following my weight loss journey, you know that I’ve been having trouble sticking to Nutrisystem 100% of the time. Beyond just motivation issues, there are some work and life related reasons why I’ve struggled.  Reasons such as: Required lunch meeting…More of this…

Why You Should Try California Wine Club

Why You Should Try California Wine Club

I don’t care if it’s the beginning of the month, the end of the month, a Monday, that time of the month… My favorite time of the month is always when my California Wine Club selection is delivered to my door. California Wine Club delivers fabulous quality wine that my guests have praised every time…More of this…

Getting Kids Excited about Math Homework

Getting Kids Excited about Math Homework

My kids are pretty solid students.  The two in school (4th & 2nd grades) are slightly above where they need to be for their grade level. Ok, that’s parental humility – in truth, they are doing very well in school and are well above average academic levels for their grade levels.  They don’t need any…More of this…

Monitor Your Kids’ Phones #Giveaway

Monitor Your Kids’ Phones #Giveaway

**Giveaway closed.  Congrats to the winner – Jen** The addition of cell phones has added a whole new dimension to our children’s adolescence that I didn’t have to deal with as a kid. Now… there is more communication going on via texting than there is face to face. our kids can be captured on film…More of this…

Best Way to Gain Trust?  Say “I Don’t Know.”

Best Way to Gain Trust? Say “I Don’t Know.”

*Photo credit You’re standing up in front of the class, don’t know the answer, and all the kids – maybe the teacher too – are pointing at you saying:  Are You Stupid Or Something?   The fear of inadequacy clings to us as we wipe the sleep out of our eyes  and wake up from this nightmare,…More of this…

Welcome / About Daria Drago


Working mom of three amazing kids, living in Denver, Colorado. Doing my best to balance the responsibilities of my full time corporate job with raising my family, finding time to have fun, and working on becoming a better me. You'll find career tips, parenting wins and fails, funny stories, recipes, weight loss lows and highs, and the occasional random photo of one of our pets if you care to follow along with our journey.

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