Here’s the background to this anger Question and Answer video…. Moms often ask if I’ll take parenting questions. I’ve been really hesitant to take questions because what’s almost always true is that there’s so much more to the story...

115 Wednesdays: Between Not Knowing And Flight

  It’s February 17th. This photo is what it looks like when the deadline to apply is February 16 at midnight and it’s February 15th at 10:30pm. I’ve always asked women who have gone before me what it’s like to not know… to have no...

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...

Autumn and Expectations: Parenting Lessons

I grew up in New England where Autumn’s colors blazed in October. I can remember being a teen and hearing my grandmother say “OH the colors!!!” I didn’t get it. I didn’t really care. There are the colors again, it’s Autumn, big...

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...

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