Author James Breakwell joins the Federalist Radio Hour to argue why you should stop helicopter parenting and learn to embrace your child’s destiny as devastatingly average.
‘If you have that opportunity, don’t kill your baby. Have your baby, it will mean everything to you.’
This Mother’s Day, I’m delighted to share some of my mom’s advice on parenting for all the mothers out there who need it!
The ‘patriarchy’ artificially silos work hours into the industrial-age 9-5 with mandated benefits. A new article illuminates how this keeps women unhappy and economically scrambling.
I recently asked a bunch of my mom friends from all walks and stages of life: If they could have anything on Mother’s Day, what would it be? Here are their answers.
If you see makeup as your game face and a way to feel more put together, you might be looking for ways to better incorporate makeup into your life as a mom.
Having recently rejoined the fulltime work force after 25 years of mostly staying home, I can say without hesitation that fulltime mommying is way harder than fulltime employment.
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.
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