It’s okay to vent and complain sometimes. I read Liz Petrone’s viral Facebook post with equal parts awe and empathy. But then we need to be thankful and work smarter.
I cannot tell you how many young-mom friends of mine have referenced this scene as we talk about our adventures juggling life, friends, work, and family.
When hiring mothers, employers have more to consider than whether the candidate has relevant experience and qualifications.
Career-focused feminists give moms a hard time for abandoning career acclaim. But we all must make choices with the limited time and opportunities we have.
Here’s your list. Print it out, circle one, and get the mothers in your life something lovely for Mother’s Day.
To have one day to ‘honor’ mothers is to fail to even attempt to understand all mothers do. It’s to take a gargantuan task and turn it into a tea as if somehow that makes it all worthwhile.
Not being maximally risk-averse is sensible. But when the worst happens, we must find a way to live with the knowledge that we didn’t do all we could. No parent is immune from this.
Wait, how do you make friends? I used to do that! I know how to do that, right? Should I introduce myself?
Women are standing in the way of their own joy because they have bought into a peculiarly destructive myth: that anything they do not know how to do cannot be done.
My body believes in ‘go big or go home’ for growing babies. And then by eight months postpartum I weigh less than I did on my wedding day. Voila!
Let’s start making room for the good moms again. I think we ‘bad moms’ have accomplished our mission.
For the woman who does not have a strong, positive mother figure in her life, it can be hard to know where to turn for help with this enigma called motherhood.
Moms who go see ‘Bad Moms’ may find a fun break from their humdrum day-to-day worries, but they won’t find any real solutions to the frustrations they deal with.
There are indeed many reasons pregnancy is a trial. Yet even amid all of these are certain benefits to this time we spend nurturing and growing our baby.
I survived 32 hours of air travel with two small children. I wouldn’t recommend it, but here’s how you can survive it.
Do not listen to people who manipulate your fear of being a horrible mother. They will make you crazy. Here is some saner advice for worried moms.
Start with the glitter-glue cards from the kids or grandkids, of course. You, however, should stop buying tacky dish towels and yet another bottle of lotion for Mother’s Day.
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