The Importance of Self Love and My Lack of It

Do you remember playing the game Chutes and Ladders as a child? For those of you with a deprived childhood, Chutes and Ladders is a board game where the objective is to reach the finish line first. The catch is that you can land on special squares that either have ladders, which allow you to skip … More The Importance of Self Love and My Lack of It

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The Parent Pact

One of the reoccurring themes in this blog is that parents are hard on themselves and each other. This saddens and disappoints me. I’ve done it. We have all done it. Parenting is already hard enough. Why are we doing this? As a step in the opposite direction, I have created a Parent Pact–thinking maybe … More The Parent Pact

Being a Stay at Home Mom vs. Being a Working Mom: One Mom’s Perspective

I’ve spent the last four months being a stay at home mom. Prior to that, the only extended amount of time I have spent at home was for my two maternity leaves (which can never be compared to any other twelve weeks because they are an amazing and awful and overwhelming experience that I want … More Being a Stay at Home Mom vs. Being a Working Mom: One Mom’s Perspective