“With my first 5-year-old, who is 23 now, I wasn’t there. I was working and paying the bills and striving for a better life. Now my youngest is 5, and I can’t leave the house without giving her hugs and kisses. It wasn’t like that with the first because I was just so busy and worried about our future.”… Read More Why are moms treating siblings differently?
Ten different working moms reveal their own working mom guilt and how to get over it.… Read More Do you feel working mom guilt?
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?
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
Does it have anything to do with 11 years of my kids enduring a confusing mix of lessons from inspiring coaches as well as hypocritical coaches?… Read More Participation Trophies Are A Waste
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?