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
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?
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?
When I see moms succeed in areas where I don’t, I now try to learn their secrets and strategies rather than feel guilt that I’m failing in comparison.… Read More Other #Moms Give Us The Best #Insight when We Let Go of the #Shaming and #Guilt
Forget money, prestige and fulfillment… these are “secret motivations” that convince mothers to leave behind their bundles of joy.… Read More Top 10 Real Reasons Moms Work
If we all got accolades for effort, we might accomplish more as a society — because we’d all be willing to take more chances and give 110% despite the likelihood of public failure and humiliation.… Read More #SixSteps For #Parents To Convince #Kids #Losing Can Be #Better Than #Winning: A #Lesson From The #ChicagoCubs