I’m trying to make peace with the heavy weight of mom guilt I carried around during our financial hardship and even the guilt I felt for not regretting my choice to spend more time with them than on my career. … Read More Mom Guilt: Choosing What’s Best For You In Spite Of The Guilt
Experts say these types of parents have been found to have the most effective parenting style in all sorts of ways: academic, social emotional, and behavioral… Read More What type of mom are you? Helicopter? Lawnmower? Dolphin? Permissive?
It is such an obvious pattern that the more we stress about a goal, the harder it is to achieve it… So how can we make ourselves believe that we will get our desires, especially when we feel we’ve tried and failed so many times with the same goal?… Read More Forming a great relationship – with yourself
Every so often I get a slap in the face reminding me of what I sacrificed in my career when I switched from full-time to part-time work because of motherhood.… Read More The Motherhood Albatross Sabotaging Your Career
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
Mothers have not embraced the concept that many hurdles we face could be overcome if we attacked them together with one common effort.… Read More Mothers, Don’t Let Men And Others Divide And Conquer Us
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
I marvel at mothers who seem to drift through life effortlessly, puttering around the house in pajamas as they work… Why does my day-to-day life make me crazy and always seem to be spinning out of control?… Read More Why Can’t I Be One Of Those Calm Moms?
This one suggestion — to meet men more than halfway by invading their turf to make friends and loyal colleagues — can help bridge that huge divide.… Read More Should We Be Stalking Men To Get Their Jobs?