Tag: parenting

The Moments Between

We’ve all been there. Work is overwhelming. Motherhood is overwhelming. We’re tired. The shreds of patience are wearing thin(ner) by the moment. So we...

A Work Trip Is Not a Vacation

*Thank you to Taryn Scher for this guest post about the realities of traveling for work while balancing motherhood!  I love my kids. I have...

Parenting Teens: A Dog’s Life Metaphor for Overcoming Anxiety

I have two dogs: Oscar and Lilly. That’s Oscar with the black and white tuxedo and Lilly is the little champagne-colored princess. Oscar is...

The One Tip That Will Get You Through the Summer

As Ella Fitzgerald crooned in that buttery-glam voice of hers, “It’s summertime, and the livin’ is easy.” Summer is that much-awaited gentle exhale. The...

Parenting Teens: Developing Kindness Through Logical Consequences

“Children are human beings to whom respect is due, superior to us by reason of their innocence and of the greater possibilities of their...

A Father’s Day Tribute

Raise your hand if you don’t give your husband enough credit, praise, or acknowledgment for being Dad. My hand is raised! As mothers, we...

Why We Give Each Other The Night Off

A few months ago, my husband and I started giving each other the night off from parenting and I’m telling you, it’s the best...

Hakuna My Ta-tas: A Working Mom’s Quest for Answers

Here I am, now a mother of two.  Between my efforts to keep two humans alive (well three humans if you count me in that...

More Books that Changed my Parenting Perspective

Raising children is an art, not a science. My husband and I agree. From our role in the parenting world, parenting seems more like...

Minimalism for Moms: How to Simplify Parenting and Be More Connected

Minimalism is so hot right now. The popularity of Marie Kondo, the Japanese organizer/author who inspired us to clean out our closets, speaks to...