Pam Tauscher

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Pam Tauscher worked as a news reporter and broadcaster for over 20 years before leaving the business in 2009 to spend more time as a mom. Pam came to Madison in 1990 and worked as a News Anchor at NBC15 for 12 years. It was there Pam met and married sports broadcaster Craig Coshun. Together they have two boys and live in the Madison area. In her career Pam won numerous awards for reporting excellence. But she says her most challenging and rewarding work comes in her current role as CEO of her family. Pam also writes a popular parenting column found each month in the Wisconsin State Journal, and is active in community programs like Little League and the Henry Vilas Zoo and is an advocate for adopting homeless animals.

I Got This! (not)

I suppose there is something about human nature that prompts us to fool ourselves into a sense of confidence that we are on top of the challenge. Read More

Leftover Candy Woes

The real question is what to do with all this sugar? Read More

Breastfeeding Study

Babies who are breastfed receive many benefits… and new research suggests those benefits stretch throughout the child’s life. Read More


This is my first year to experience the joys of final exams with my freshman son. Read More

Thank You Note, Not

What is the statute of limitations on Thank You notes? Read More

Drowning in Housework

There must be some better way to become organized. Read More

Life's Challenges

January is the month of tests isn’t it? Our stamina is tested with the short days, cold temperatures and plenty of cloudy skies. But if you are among those working to keep those resolutions alive, the tests are even greater. Read More

One Last Halloween

I’m a little sad about Halloween this year. It may be the last year for us for the mad dash to candy euphoria. Halloween has always been a big deal for us. We decorate the house, make an annual trip to the pumpkin patch and carve jack o lanterns for the front porch. Read More

Ready, Set, Go!

It was months in the planning, and the effort was nothing short of organizing a peace summit. Of course the chance to leave town for even a day or two without taking the children along is a crazy notion. Read More

Timing is Everything

Sometimes you just know when the time is right. That’s a little how we ended up making a return trip to Disney World in Orlando. It was not the perfectly planned, perfectly timed, perfectly prepared for trip. But the end result was perfect. Read More

Saying Goodbye to Clutter

Why is it at my house I am the only one who can find things that to me seem painfully obviously in plain sight. Read More

Handwritten Christmas Cards

This morning I am making time in my schedule to hand write Christmas cards. Read More

How Do You Explain the Penn State Scandal to a Child?

How Do You Explain Allegations of Sexual Abuse at the Hands of an Esteemed Football Coach and Youth Leader to a Child? Read More

Halloween Costumes

Over the years we have enjoyed Halloween costumes the most that were not purchased but put together from closets, attics, basements and dollar stores and born simply from my sons’ imaginations. Read More

Crazy Fall Schedules

The squirrels in our neighborhood are on some kind of crazy rant. Fall causes me to scamper around like a crazed squirrel too. Read More

Exotic Food Experiment

When veggie pizza is an exotic experience for your taste's time to take a little walk on the wild side a little more often. Read More

Watering the Pumpkins

We entertained a 4-year-old this weekend. I love the busy-all-the-time age. He treated us to constant stream of thought conversation that darted from topic to topic faster than we could keep up. Read More

Straws and Soap

If you’re a parent of a school aged child, I’m sure you’ve gotten the announcement that your kid needs something for a school project tomorrow, and they've known about it for weeks. Read More

Why is Warm Uncool?

Can someone please tell me what is so un-cool about being warm? Since when did it become socially unacceptable to have a warm jacket? Read More

Got Summer?

I know my days right now are a little like the popular milk commercial. I am realizing it’s officially spring and now it’s time to figure out what I’m doing this summer. Read More