Children are brutally honest. It is the blessing of childhood. It is all cute when their honesty is directed at someone else, but terrible when directed at you. It becomes significantly Continue reading “How to Help Your Toddler with Being Shunned”
Yesterday, while working at my desk, my eyes strayed from the computer to enjoy a brief look outside my window. My home was quiet. No sound of laughter, Continue reading “Decisions, Decisions, Decisions: Motherhood in a Pandemic”
The last two months have been quite a transition for me. Although I can’t speak about it yet, I am so grateful to have my tribe. I am so appreciative of the women in my life, because they are part of my friend ecosystem. Their diversity of perspectives and interactions Continue reading “A Love Letter to my Tribe”
It’s 1:56 a.m today, and I am sitting in my bathroom. I am experiencing a lot of pain in my left shoulder and arm, but even worse than that, I feel horrible about an episode with my 5 year old last night.Continue reading “Fibromyalgia and Parenting”
Most days I am up by 5a.m, feeling like I am defying the laws of nature and wellness by rising so early in the morning. I prepare lunches that may or may not be consumed, by little people who do not give a damn that it took me about 45 minutes to carefully pack Continue reading “Things Every Busy Mom Should Have in Her Bag”
There are some dilemmas we face that require exceptional critical thinking. I am not sure this one falls into that category, but I dare to ask any of you moms and dads out there. Do you do bath then dinner or dinner then bath?Continue reading “A Nighttime Dilemma: Bath then Dinner or Dinner then Bath?”
Yesterday marked a major milestone. I had my last therapy session yesterday morning and I am a bit sad that the stranger who played a significant role in my life for a few months is now gone. She listened to me, and made me feel that my voice was being heard. And now it’s gone.
As women, in today’s society, we have more responsibility than ever, and we’re expected to excel in every role. That is not realistically possible. We are expected to be great girlfriends, great employees, be a support system to friends and family. And that’s just the single life.Continue reading “Big Girls Need a Cry”