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Do Good Parents Bully Their Kids?

Do Good Parents Bully Their Kids?

Being a good parent is tough. Just the logistics of getting yourself where you need to be,  your kids where they need to be, and finding a way to feed everyone a nutritious dinner can be challenging.   But that’s not enough.  It’s not enough to simply breathe the same air as your kids.  Granted,…More of this…

Proud Mama

Proud Mama

You know that birthday boy I just posted about earlier this week?  He made his mama proud yet again.   T’s sense of right and wrong and his need to stick up for the underdog amazes me and was shown once again this week. The Dad of a little girl came up to me this…More of this…

How a Table Talk Topic Turned into a Mom WIN…

How a Table Talk Topic Turned into a Mom WIN…

My Mom Win moments are precious to me and one of my goals is to celebrate the positives, even if they are small or may not feel like a win to anyone else, so I’m sharing… A Mom Win is when I think – Wow, I may be doing a good job here.  Most days I…More of this…

What if YOUR Child is the Bully?

Image courtesy of Johnny Goodtimes When I think about bullys, I have a vision about their home lives.   It looks something like this: abusive or at least neglectful parents struggling financially parents aren’t well educated outspokenly prejudiced parents Basically, I have this picture of an out of work redneck man sitting on a front porch chair…More of this…

Guest Post: 5 Ways to Maximize Your Time

Bio: Shondra Walker is the author of Walk With Me; a blog that provides a glimpse into her life, along with parenting tips, recipes, and green living ideas. Just a few years ago, she was living the college life.  She never thought about cooking or raising kids. Now, she is married to the coolest guy…More of this…

7 Rewards for Staff (or Family)

Whether you are leading a team of people or leading a family, the same methods apply for motivating desirable behavior.  In both cases, your people really want to please and crave recognition.   Here are some easy and cheap ways to reward them… Employees Say “thank you” and mean it.  Written notes are very effective. Give…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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