Monthly Archives: August 2014

Dear College-Bound Daughters… Love, Mom

Dear Daughter, Before and above anything else, you should know what a joy and privilege it is to be your mom, and to have raised you to this point.  I have not been a perfect mom, but I have loved

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I yell at my kids, here’s why.

There are a lot of parenting blogs touting the importance of never yelling at our children. After all, we don’t want them to feel small, or intimidated, do we?  Can we not singsong our anger out in melodious snippets, a

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Lower that bar, working moms!

You, too, (yes, even you) can ‘lower the bar.’ I promise. After the birth of my first child, no one would have thought I would ever be able to lower the bar. Let’s start with the fact that I nursed

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Stop. Thinking. Now. Just for the fun of it.

We working moms, we’re 24/7 kind of women.  We’re thinking of what’s next, who needs socks? What’s in the kitchen cabinets that might make something that looks like dinner? When is that soccer banquet? There’s no way he has pants

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