Gratitude Practice 101

Gratitude Practice. The elusive “should” on the top of every list. But we don’t always understand it, know how to make it happen, or practice it – especially during the hectic holidays (which is when we need it the most). So I’ve found 4...

Easiest Parenting Tip Ever: Perspective

In coffee shops, I overhear women talking. Often about their children. What often stands out is the negative descriptions – they don’t listen, they’re strong willed, they’re struggling. I often hear moms speak of daughters as “She has her...

Moments: The Parenting Secret That Changes Everything

  This mug has been my parenting motto for over a decade. In all my cluelessness, long nights, patience wearing thin, and 10,000 other normal happenings of life when I want to just respond with a knee jerk reaction, I’ve had this mug on a counter, within...

Self-Help for the Tired Mom

You’re a tired mom exhausted mom. Now what? You want 5 steps to not feeling tired and instead being coherent, slightly organized mom – and that takes a little energy and a few brain cells.  A 5 Point Plan to Recovering a Tired Mom: Figure out why...

Mom Sanity: 10 Reasons Why Your Family Needs You Sane

In Momifesto: 9 Practices for Phenomenal Moms, I have a list explaining why committing to mom sanity is not selfish, it’s sanity saving. Anything that’s sanity saving, cannot possibly be selfish because NO ONE ELSE can do it for us. It’s self...

Do Parents Nurture Narcissists: A Mom Responds

Don’t say: You are really smart. Do say: You worked really hard on that test. Or else you’ll create a narcissist. (But hey, no pressure) This is the findings of a recent study, Do Parents Nurture Narcissists, released by Brad Bushman of Ohio State...

115 Wednesdays: #74 Fluttering

  115 Wednesdays: #74 Fluttering This is part of series of posts I started  to countdown my son leaving for college. Click here for the first post. I have avoided writing this series because I don’t write it, then it’s not happening: I’m holding...

Post #100 : 21 Lessons From The Life of a Mom (Coach)

Celebrating Post #100!!!! I have random truths floating in my head most days… It’s mostly  things I keep working on/ telling myself/ self-talk about being a mom. While I can’t play the perfection card, I can play the “I’ve got this...

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