I suffered through career setbacks and financial struggles without a core group of close girlfriends to lean on.… Read More Working Mom In Search Of Friends
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?
One of my favorite activities is bike riding, and in the past year I’ve combined it with one of my other favorite activities — listening to books on tape. I try to ride every day, though in Chicago the weather sometimes prohibits this. As a working, married mom, life often gets in the way, too.… Read More When Hunger Is NOT The Reason You Are Eating
“Life Happens” When many of us hear this, we nod our head in agreement as we think about some unpredictable event that threw a curve ball in our plans, or we think about where we are in life now compared to where we thought we would be by now. We blame our inability to make our… Read More Designing A Life
We’ve all heard of the seven-year itch, but I think many modern marriages suffer from the “children chill affect.” I know so many couples who seem to lose intimacy over time as life gets crazy with kids. The parents, and especially the mothers, often don’t realize that this is hurting their children. Mothers are sometimes… Read More You Can Have a Great Marriage With Kids
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
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