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

Why aren’t you going to therapy? (The myths and stigma of therapy)

I’m not crazy or suicidal. It’s not that bad.  But don’t you want it to be better? There are actually very few people who I know who I don’t think would benefit from therapy at some point in their life. Therapy doesn’t have to be only for those who are fighting severe mental illness, therapy … More Why aren’t you going to therapy? (The myths and stigma of therapy)