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Bad Moms: Addressing the good, bad, and the ugly of parenting, including the taboo subjects we’re not supposed to talk about and the un-motherly feelings we’re not supposed to have, along with some good resources to help us become better moms.
Guns and America: What Can Be Accomplished and How I Can Help (Maybe)
Thousands of people are steeped in grief after losing friends, parents, and children who were shot and killed last Sunday night in Las Vegas. Coincidentally, exactly one year ago today, I too was steeped in grief after losing my mom. My compassion for those suffering great losses after Sunday’s attack is deep and – just
The Myth of Work-Life Balance: One Working Mom Decides to Stay Home
This fall, millions of stay-at-home moms will escort their youngest children off to their first day of kindergarten. They’ll take photographs, shed a tear or two…then immediately go home and update their resumes. When a mother’s youngest child starts elementary school, it signals the end of one era and the beginning of another. For seven
Summer Sessions 5: Bracing for Back-to-School
After a wonderful summer I will likely never forget, I am bracing myself for Back-to-School. Back in June, my girlfriend – a more experienced stay-at-home mom – asked mw if I was enjoying being home with the kids over the summer. I told her I love it, that I never want it to end, and
The Go-Bag: Essentials for Surviving the Summer Sports Circuit
For anyone spending the summer outside on the baseball/softball/soccer fields, at swim meets, track meets, volleyball games, or making beach or camping trips, the summer sports Go-Bag is the clothed and fearless equivalent of a Naked and Afraid survival tool: You don’t think you need it until you NEED it. Last weekend, at my daughter’s