It’s not unusual for kids with mental illness to seem like they are being disruptive, disobedient, impulsive, moody, detached, and lazy — sometimes all in one day.… Read More Confronting A Crisis: When You Don’t Know How To Help Your Child
The stress faced at that financial level is life-altering, and it takes years to climb out of it — if it doesn’t debilitate or kill you first.… Read More Financial instability is a life-eating disease we must eliminate
We are ALWAYS torn between excelling in our career or rocking it as a mom. The balance between the two seems non-existent. Sometimes we roll up to work while drying our tears.… Read More Working Mom Stress Is Not Our Fault
Even after hiring a nanny, work-from-home moms have to scramble to find back-up when the sitter is sick, to resist the temptation to take too many breaks to interact with their kids, and to avoid micromanaging the caregiver.… Read More Frustrated mom abandons work from home arrangement other moms would kill to have
In evaluating if the money I spent was worth it, I shifted my thinking away from the cost of the class and towards this critical epiphany that came about during the course.… Read More How to use the clarity from an expensive lesson to bring value to your work and life
“I started the blog as a way of getting back my mental health, and it just took off. I wasn’t expecting it.”… Read More Overcoming Dark Days and Postpartum Depression
When you’re going through hard times, if other people describe the same mistakes you are making, then you recognize you are not alone.… Read More Starting A Fresh Chapter In Life
Working moms feel we have to tackle every item on our to-do list like a brave fighter ready to defend our position as benevolent but frenzied ruler of the home front and conscientious but shortchanged professional in the work world.… Read More Why is it so hard for women to work and raise kids?
I don’t seem to have all those great times everyone else on Facebook does. Let’s start sharing the real, raw and uncomfortable realities of daily life — to help all of us feel we have as much company in our failures as we do in our successes… Read More We’re Drowning In The Highlights Of Others
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?