Pam’s P.O.V.

When things don’t add up

1 / November 21, 2013 8:28 am

By Pamela Brownstein I don’t pretend to be an expert on taxes and governmental finances. Millage rates, fiscal year budgets, these sometimes go over my head, but I would like to think I have a basic grasp on spending and […]

Fall-ing in love all over again

0 / September 26, 2013 9:42 am

By Pamela Brownstein I’m pretty sure I announce my love of fall every year at this time, so this year is no different. Or is it? The things I love about this season haven’t changed: cool mornings, college football, pumpkin-flavored […]

The Baby Diaries: It’s worth it all

The Baby Diaries: It’s worth it all

0 / August 29, 2013 1:28 am

When my husband and I first started dating, we came home one day and discovered a bouquet of flowers on our front porch that had been delivered to the wrong address. The note attached simply read: “ITS WORTH IT ALL. […]

Taking a baby break

0 / July 25, 2013 7:58 am

By Pamela Brownstein After nine long months, the time has finally come for me to succumb to my condition and take off on maternity leave. Unlike my first pregnancy, I feel like this one has taken its toll. With the […]

Memories are a blast

0 / July 8, 2013 9:25 am

By Pamela Brownstein The Fourth of July is a special holiday for Americans, as most families gather together and have their own traditions about how they celebrate the freedom of our nation. Although the traditions in my family have evolved […]

Fondness for the flag appropriate for the Fourth

Fondness for the flag appropriate for the Fourth

0 / June 27, 2013 11:39 am

By Pamela Brownstein For a while now, our toddler, Wolfe, has been interested in flags. He especially admires the large ones that hang outside of houses (specifically our neighbor’s American flag, which he makes a point of visiting at least […]

Happy Father’s Day to the best dads around

0 / June 12, 2013 1:33 pm

By Pamela Brownstein I realized early on in my dating life that I was in trouble: It was going be hard to find someone as great as my dad. He set the bar high for me with his kindness and […]

The Baby Diaries: Sweating out the summer

0 / June 6, 2013 2:28 am

By Pamela Brownstein When I discovered my due date was August 7, many people expressed sympathy over my being pregnant during the summer months. I dismissed their comments, and thought, “These people don’t know; I’m stronger than that. How bad […]

On the Mom Spectrum, how do I measure up?

On the Mom Spectrum, how do I measure up?

0 / May 9, 2013 8:03 am

By Pamela Brownstein When I look back at the past year, I find myself asking, “What kind of mom am I?” After an informal poll of myself, I’m coming up with mixed results. I’m not one of those overprotective parents. […]

From Beaufort to Boston: Our hearts are with you

0 / April 24, 2013 8:29 pm

By Pamela Brownstein It’s been more than a week since the bombings at the Boston Marathon, and the subsequent shutdown of a major American city and the dramatic chase and capture of the suspect. I, like the rest of the […]