It’s Good To #Overschedule or #Spoil Kids If It’s #Enriching or #Nurturing #NoShameParenting

Some may complain that we are spoiling our kids by signing them up for every activity their hearts desire. I disagree, especially after hearing about the dangers of discouraging kids from trying something simply because we’re too busy or too broke.… Read More It’s Good To #Overschedule or #Spoil Kids If It’s #Enriching or #Nurturing #NoShameParenting

What would you do if a cashier gave you an extra $20 bill by mistake? Would it matter if your kids were there?

I counted again. She gave me back my $100. She didn’t charge me the $20 she was supposed to. My son was standing nearby… As is the case for a lot of people, money is tight in our household and $20 is a lot of money to me. … Read More What would you do if a cashier gave you an extra $20 bill by mistake? Would it matter if your kids were there?

How I Maintain the Career I Love While Still Being a Stay-At-Home Mom

Many of us have come to think of the term “stay-at-home mom” as the description of a woman who does not work and devotes all her time and energy to her children and her home (and hopefully her husband, too, if she wants to keep her marriage strong!). I think this is a wonderful pursuit… Read More How I Maintain the Career I Love While Still Being a Stay-At-Home Mom

First Steps To Success For An Over Achieving Mom: How You Can Let Go Enough To Get The One Thing You Need Most

December 5, 2014 Well I did it! I took on the biggest problem in my life, the one dragging me down, causing me stress, sucking away my fulfillment, and I turned it upside down. I didn’t completely solve it, but I got rid of the problem. I moved. My problem was a house full of… Read More First Steps To Success For An Over Achieving Mom: How You Can Let Go Enough To Get The One Thing You Need Most

First Confessions of An Over Achieving Mom: How a Woman Can Find Balance and Happiness Having A Little of Everything Instead of All of Very Few Things

May 25, 2014   Okay. I’ll admit. Pretty much everything I ever do in life I feel this overwhelming urge to do it 110%. That sounds like a good quality, but it’s not. I think it borders on perfectionism and being anal-retentive. It’s an obsession with details. It definitely leads to lack of sleep and… Read More First Confessions of An Over Achieving Mom: How a Woman Can Find Balance and Happiness Having A Little of Everything Instead of All of Very Few Things