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
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?
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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?
Of all the things that we do in our lives as women, we often want to get this one right more than any other — feeling as if someone else’s life depends on our pursuit of being the “perfect mother.” … Read More When Is DONE Better Than PERFECT?
She owned her decision to work, embraced it, knew what she was giving up… I needed to own my decision, so I could be at peace with it in 10 years when I was in the same place in my career.… Read More The Right Decision in the Work vs. Stay Home Debate