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
This single woman just didn’t understand that my time was so limited that I couldn’t take care of some basic female needs that had fallen by the wayside for so long…… Read More 24 Tasks A #WorkingMom Hopes To Do #Someday When She Gets To Her Nagging #To-Do List
I thought I was doing myself and my #kids a #favor deciding not to be a #full-time #WorkingMom, but when I look at other #mothers, I #envy them.… Read More I Thought I Was Doing Myself A Favor
Like it or not, these are the ways we evaluate ourselves! Let’s find out how you really measure up with this simple 12-question survey. … Read More Are You An OverAchiever Mom or A Slacker Mom? Take the Survey!
So when it comes to her new declaration that she no longer wants to take trips with us, is she being forthright or being a brat?… Read More When My Pre-Teen Rejects Our Family’s Summer Vacation
I realize that it’s also ME who needs THEM more than ever before — as in, I need to appreciate the joy they bring me and the influence I have — before they leave home… Read More Seeing The Tenderness and Not The Turmoil of The Teen Years
At that point, I had to believe I would find a way to do something productive during that nightmare commute. I just hadn’t found it yet. You have to be confident and open to creativity at this point and realize that there is something you haven’t thought of…… Read More Six Easy Steps To Turn A Negative Into A Positive
While I was simply thinking of it as something fun to do that weekend, it seemed like she had thought of it as an ordeal to endure and get through… If you are eager to “get through it,” perhaps that is something that you should have said NO to instead of YES… Saying yes to everyone else means you are saying no to yourself.… Read More How To Enjoy Each Day Instead Of Just “Getting Through It”
Pride in herself. Pride in the not-so-perfect and sometimes-even-subpar job she is doing as a mom.
Why do I say this? Because everywhere I look, I see the faces and hear the voices of mothers who regularly feel guilt, shame, embarrassment, disappointment, disapproval, frustration, sadness, regret, even self-loathing.… Read More The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift