Tag: balance

2019 Mindfulness Conference: Strengthening School Communities

Bringing together educators, administrators, parents, and community leaders to collaborate on how to best incorporate the practice of mindfulness for greater well-being.

Does it Get Better? Parental Stress in Different Stages

A fellow mom recently asked, “Does it get better?” She asked this in reference to raising little ones. On this particular night, she was fixing...

My Muffin Top Is Made Of Actual Muffins

True Life: I used to be fat.   And then I was thin. And now I’m fat again.   I’ve spent the majority of my life obsessing...

Running on Empty: Why I’m Focused on Myself in 2019

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to know that being a mom (and a wife) to a two-year-old with a full-time job, volunteer commitments,...

Life Lessons from the 35 Years I’ve been Around

As I approach my 35th birthday, I chose to reflect on a few of the things I've learned since 1983. Mother’s Are Usually Right I call...

In Response to the Viral Anti-Working Mom Facebook Post: I’m PROUD...

If you've been anywhere near the internet in the past week, you may have seen the viral post by a Facebooker that declares that...

Giving My Son Independence Gave Me Freedom Too

I let my 8-year-old walk home from the bus stop today.  All by himself. And it was fine. And I think I just got a...

We Don’t Have To Do It: Holiday Stress Edition

My kids and I were at the library the other day.  Blocks were being built, book pages were being turned, little ones crawled and...

Why I Forgot to RSVP to the Birthday Party {Give Yourself...

It was a beautiful autumn Sunday. We were all in the backyard, putting the final coat of paint on our house. Well, the final...

It’s Time to Actually Marvel at Yourself, Mama

"Oh no, I really have to pee," I thought to myself as I strapped the baby into the Ergo carrier and headed into the...