Although addicts are astute at concealing their drug use and lightning-fast with explanations, with their faculties compromised they leave a trail of clues. I resent that I was oblivious to the signs because those clues had no context in my life.
How do women measure success? Is it by mothering and having a career? How do they carry out both forms of work to their satisfaction? What helps? What...
Along with all of this new independence -- with all of the new words you're constantly learning and trying out, with all of the things you think you know -- there's one thing I want to draw your attention to: your parents are people, too.
While our daughters are in private school, it takes a lot of CONCIOUS EFFORT to keep them grounded with solid values -- that's really my #1 job, not being an eye surgeon. Absent that effort, it would be a disservice to them. "Prepare the child for the path. DO NOT prepare the path for the child" as an educator at our school says.
Make this a mindful year. Walk barefoot in the grass, make sandcastles in the sand, play a card game, play a song and dance around the house. As the New Year starts, think about what mindfulness means to you. Look at your parenting style and see what the small things you do every day teach your children.
My first impulse is resistance. I'll simply pretend that the icy pulsing around the envelope of my stomach is not happening. It's 1:48 a.m. Maybe I...
Despite all of this mental anguish, if you put some effort in, there are some ways that you can make surgery a better experience for your young child. Here is what worked for me in my situation. Take any of it that can possibly help you and share with anyone in this same situation.
I wanted to pass along some tips to NYC, if you are taking a child with you. When it was my son's first time these came in handy. First, if you are taking your children, do some research before going.
Need somewhere to go after you visit that galaxy far, far away? Or is your kid not quite ready for lightsaber duels and blaster battles? We've picked a few of our sci-fi favorites for adventure lovers of all stripes and ages.
"WOOOOOOOOOOOH. Woo Woo Woo Woo. I'm a policeman," my four year old screamed at his chair, spoon poised in his hand, half eaten macaroni and cheese ...
The collective energy of the young people, singing along with him about love and peace and equality and harmony, made me smile.
My kids are home from school today because it snowed. Here in Kentucky it doesn't require much snow fall to cancel school. They have cancelled ...
Right now, what makes them proud are just the mom things. The crust being cut off their sandwich, the day I come home early for a playdate, the extra five minutes I sit with them at night before bed. Today what makes me a superstar are the frozen spinach dinosaurs... and I'm really good with that.
I felt a surge of love and forgiveness fill my body, and silently thanked Lorraine, who had given me this opportunity to practice the practice of forgiving myself.
My baby was born healthy but did not take to breastfeeding. I tried every position possible and read every article I could find. I was going to breastfeed! I have built a successful career in New York City and now London for crying out loud! This should be easy and what my body was built to do!!
When entrepreneur Kelsey MacLean discovered that her son was being bullied in school, she did what any mom would do. She complained to his teachers and then to the school's administration, but at first she didn't get the results she was hoping for.