Monthly Archives: April 2013

Boy oh Boy! He’s 9…

My middle child, my son, is 9 today.  Could it really have been 9 years ago already when I saw  and held him for the first time? All 9lb 4oz of him. Wow, it goes fast. Did anyone feel the breeze from the wings of time as it flew by? I have been amazed and…More of this…

Urban Gardening for Dummies

Urban Gardening for Dummies

I learned a TON about gardening when I reviewed Urban Gardening for Dummies via my relationship with Global Influence.  I was actually surprised how much I got out of it.  I shouldn’t have been – the For Dummies series are excellent, but for whatever reason I went into this review thinking I’d pick up one…More of this…

Emergency!  For Lack of a Battery…

Emergency! For Lack of a Battery…

See this?  This little 1 inch by 1/2 inch tiny piece of metal and wiring and whatever else makes up a battery? THIS can cause or prevent an emergency. You probably think I’m talking about preventing a fire and are thinking I’m headed toward a safety lesson, right?  You may even have started to tune…More of this…

Chores Wars – Negotiating a Peace Treaty

Chores Wars – Negotiating a Peace Treaty

Chores Wars:  The back and forth negotiating, eye rolling, foot stomping (both mine and theirs), and aggravating battle between parents and kids regarding doing chores without being hounded until the end of time. The eye rolling and attitude regarding chores have subsided a bit in the past couple of weeks (ok, my eye rolling and…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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