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Why Are Working Moms Crying?

Why Are Working Moms Crying?

01.30.2015
Change is hard. It can hurt. You could say the same for motherhood. Finding the right parenting strategies so you don't end up in tears...
My Mother Never Said the F-Word

My Mother Never Said the F-Word

01.30.2015
At home, there were no diets, no workout tapes. I did not think much about food, that is to say it was pleasant, it was purposeful and...
I Come Here For Answers Too

I Come Here For Answers Too

01.30.2015
She's looking at the water and sand, the rocks and trees. She's feeling her divine place. She begs to know what I believe. It's no mystery...
To My Daughter, At Halftime

To My Daughter, At Halftime

01.30.2015
Although other moms have warned me that the second half is hard -- perhaps the hardest -- part of having a daughter, I think we're ready...
When Sugar Was the Answer

When Sugar Was the Answer

01.30.2015
"She isn't talking," he said. "She won't respond to anything I say." There was no color in her face. Her eyes looked clouded and distant....
What Happened When I Gave Away My Son's Birthday Presents

What Happened When I Gave Away My Son's Birthday Presents

01.30.2015
Our children show us they are listening, watching and internalizing the life lessons we're trying so hard to teach.
To Expectant Mom From New Mom, With Love

To Expectant Mom From New Mom, With Love

01.30.2015
Pregnancy can be an isolating experience, if only because it's your own. No one can know how you feel, because they aren't you. And you...
How to Get Your Child to Listen to You The First Time

How to Get Your Child to Listen to You The First Time

01.30.2015
Do you feel like a broken record -- repeating the same instruction to your child over and over? Not sure whether to book them a hearing...
5 Tips For Surviving That First Post-Labor Poop

5 Tips For Surviving That First Post-Labor Poop

01.30.2015
Some of you will mention you have never had to deal with a difficult first post-labor poop. For some reason or another, you were blessed...
Dear Friend (A Letter to Moms of Toddlers)

Dear Friend (A Letter to Moms of Toddlers)

01.30.2015
I know there is a lot of great stuff out there about how you're supposed to carpe diem or not carpe diem or how we're supposed to stop...
I Thought I Knew What Was Best For My Son, But He Had Other Ideas

I Thought I Knew What Was Best For My Son, But He Had Other Ideas

01.30.2015
I don't see his homework every night, I only hope he's using the washing machine once in awhile and I have to trust that he's eating his...
6 Ways to Cut Your Partner Some Slack

6 Ways to Cut Your Partner Some Slack

01.29.2015
As busy moms, we need to slow down, take a breath and treat our husbands as the equal partners they are.
An Open Letter To Apple From Parents Everywhere

An Open Letter To Apple From Parents Everywhere

01.29.2015
We want to use your products, we just don't want our children to keep losing them... because looking for something nearly as thin as a...
The Milestones That Really Matter In My House

The Milestones That Really Matter In My House

01.29.2015
Some parents celebrate their children's growth using hash marks on a door frame. Others marvel -- or weep -- at the increasing heft and...