Work full time or part time, have a career from home or be a stay-at-home mom? As a new mom, it's a big decision to make, and it's one each family has to agree on together. For me, my faith is helping me decide which of these paths to take.
Being blessed with the title of "mom" brings forth a lifetime of joys along with endless responsibilities and many moments of concern.
When I married my husband six years ago, vows were exchanged, commitments were made, and I knew, without a doubt, I was in love.
Being part of a large family is reason enough to celebrate - and with up to four birthdays every month to mark, we are quite the party people.
As youngsters, we played with Cabbage Patch Kids and G.I. Joes, Etch a Sketches and dominoes. Today kids amuse themselves with iPods, smartphones and high-tech video games.
is a Tucson native, a mother and a part-time resource teacher.
When I taught second grade not so long ago, I always looked forward to celebrating holidays in the classroom. Whether they were Thanksgiving, Halloween or Valentine's Day parties, I was excited to take part in these fun times once again at school, even as an adult. Now that I am mom to my al…
Since becoming a mom and working part-time rather than full-time, I've discovered new and exciting places that Tucson has to offer, while also visiting well-known landmarks more often.
Winter is upon us, and while it's a beautiful time, it's a frosty season that seems to beckon cold germs, flu viruses and all sorts of nasty bugs. Being a first-time mom, I do worry - possibly a bit too much - about this increase of not-so-joyful germs going around right now.
native, mom and part-time resource teacher.
Editor's note: Meet Sarah McKeown, a Tucson native and part-time resource teacher who enjoys spending time with her husband, son and extended family here. She will write about them - and many other things - in occasional columns in the East Side Star.
Kathie Josephs sports some quirky headgear - it regularly changes - while reading aloud to a group at Tucson Country Day School.
Walk through the doors of the library at Tucson Country Day School and you'll be greeted by bright colors, shelves upon shelves of books, students with eager, smiling faces and a dedicated librarian with a slightly kooky hat perched atop her head.