Cornell was home, and it always will be home. It felt good to be home, even for a brief weekend. I've been to every reunion, every five years, since I graduated. In many ways, I can mark the milestones of my adult life by those reunions.
Before I became a mother, I was the girl in the grocery store shaking her head at the mom who was clearly not capable of "controlling" her toddler. I was the server in the restaurant who tried desperately to give up the table with the family of four being seated.
Your kid says he's not going to college, what do you do? It's worse because Penny perfect parent just mentioned that Susie super student just got into Stanford--add a layer of envy to your concern.
Despite keeping a copy of "The Power of Now" by my bed for years, I have always been more into the future than the present. Maybe that's why I love the idea of psychics.
Like many of you, I am a parent, and like many of your kids, mine watch TV. They don't watch a lot -- we encourage books in our home first and foremo...
I was skeptical when you told me things wouldn't change -- or that they'd be even better! I'd get more attention! A new friend! More walks and more treats and more love! Ha. Here's what I really got.
There is absolutely no room for perfection in parenting. No median. No bike lane. You will screw up. You will doubt yourself at every turn.
These days I am surrounded by exceptional father role models everywhere I turn. Fathers with hands-on involvement in their children's lives, actively ...
When you ask me this question, it hurts. It reminds me of a pain I felt before I had children, a pain that I am not eager to feel again
The ills of the NFL simply shine a spotlight on some of the ills of society. And now we're trying to blow the whistle. We want to have a say in who must take their ball and go home and who gets to stay. But it doesn't work that way.
Parents are key to supporting, if not inspiring, lifelong learning. After all, they are, in the words of Tom Vander Ark, "Chief Growth Officers!" As our world of work and learning become more complex, so does parenting and the importance of supporting 21st century learning for even the earliest learners.
Moms love the way a dad plays with his toddler. Her face glows as she listens to the squeals of delight coming from her little one as they are being tickled, tagged or held captive by large, hugging arms.
He got really upset and collapsed on the stairs while climbing our way to bed. Tears. Big, huge, heart-broken tears, fell. His crying tapered off with an eventual, barely understandable muttering of, "yours is the GIRL Spider-Man," followed by "I don't want to be beautiful." WTF?
When it comes to Work-Life balance, few topics are more divisive among employees and management than the issue of workplace flexibility, especially if you are a Mom (or Dad) trying to juggle the pressures of parenting and want to move up the ranks to an Executive.
We share the same fears and hopes. We love with the same fierceness. Our mothering is deeply personal, but motherhood is reassuringly and earnestly universal.
This year you can be prepared for the challenges, face them head on and persevere. First acknowledge your challenges, and then have healthy summertime habits to carry you through the four major summertime challenges.