Though I had dreams of a highly successful career, I dreamed just as much about being a hands-on mom. I found a way to sacrifice a little of both, so I didn’t have to give up one for the other. I even found a way to get to the oft-repeated “bucket list” long before my career or parenting were in the rear view mirror.… Read More Living Your Bucket List First
The usual debate over what to allow kids to watch on TV or in movies has intensified recently, as parents learn about the new, controversial Netflix drama series “13 Reasons Why,” which some say romanticizes suicide. That’s a scary thought for any parent, especially to the mother of teens who are vulnerable to the pangs of adolescence and who… Read More “13 Reasons Why” There Should Be A Sequel To Controversial Suicide Show
It’s our turn now. The fact that girls are perceived by many young people today as the “smarter” gender is not a bad thing. … Read More Women Are Taking Over
Higher prices. It’s a word that seems to scare everybody, but it shouldn’t. Think about the other words it can be coupled with that might be greeted with hearty approval: higher wages, less waste, reasonable CEO pay, prioritizing, focusing on people and experiences rather than things. Even though I am a business owner myself, I… Read More Higher Prices Are Coming – Are You Ready? How Will It Help Working Moms?
I didn’t know that this accomplished and successful woman that I admire sees the grass on my side as greener.… Read More Why is the grass always greener on the other side?
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I was called the most overbearing helicopter parent this teacher had known in 26 years of teaching… Now that I’ve let go and that decision affects this teacher… suddenly the attitude is different.… Read More Does helicopter parenting help or hurt?