Monthly Archives: January 2014

Tips for Traveling for your Child’s ACL Surgery

Tips for Traveling for your Child’s ACL Surgery

I was lucky that we have a very qualified pediatric ACL surgeon in Colorado for the type of surgery my daughter needed.  But with only a handful of truly expert surgeons in this specialty, that isn’t true for all parents. Most of the parents in the Facebook Group for parents of kids needing ACL surgery…More of this…

8 Tips for Reducing Homework Drama

8 Tips for Reducing Homework Drama

It’s that time of year again – back to school and back to homework.   And homework drama. Sigh… My kids are smart.  They don’t struggle in school, we don’t have anything they need to work on to catch up to grade level.  They’re good. So why is homework such a chore?  You’d think they’d…More of this…

An *Intentional* 2014

An *Intentional* 2014

It seems everywhere I look I’m seeing posts about selecting a word to define 2014.  The simplicity and focus of choosing one word resonated with me.  So I started thinking about my word.  What one word summarizes what I want this new year, this fresh start, this future of mine to be? Intentional It’s no…More of this…

Better Homes & Gardens only $5.99 per YEAR!

I LOVE these deals when I can snag a year’s subscription of a magazine like Better Homes and Gardens for less than $0.50 an issue.  There’s just something about finding a fresh edition in my mail box and thumbing through the pictures that beats scrolling on the internet for some reason. Plus it’s good for…More of this…

3 Steps to a Successful Performance Review

3 Steps to a Successful Performance Review

 A performance review is one of those events that everyone tends to dread – not just employees, but managers too.  It’s so hard to know how to perform a successful performance review -one where the employee leaves motivated and encouraged to become the best asset possible for the organization. But I have a simple, easy…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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