Month: July 2016

Mommy mentors are the women who tell me what to expect

Mommy mentors are the women who tell me what to expect

Mommy mentors pave the way for me. Who are they? What can I learn from a mentor?

Is it OK for my kids to parent one another?

Is it OK for my kids to parent one another?

Is it OK to let your “big” kids parent the younger ones? Is it wrong? Does this make me a bad parent?

I’m a selfish mom

I’m a selfish mom

I have three little kids, I work full-time outside of the home and I still need me time. I am a selfish mom.

8 Questions with a Mom who had Post-Partum Anxiety and Post-Partum Depression (PPD)

8 Questions with a Mom who had Post-Partum Anxiety and Post-Partum Depression (PPD)

Post-partum depression and anxiety is not something you can “just get over.” It’s a real medical condition we need to talk about.

What I did when my daughter said “I’m going to kill you!”

What I did when my daughter said “I’m going to kill you!”

What do you do when your kid says something you never thought would come out of their mouths? “I’m going to kill you!” was totally unexpected and tested my ability to keep my cool.

How to handle a strong-willed toddler

How to handle a strong-willed toddler

“Wow, my toddler is SO even-tempered and obedient!” said NO PARENT EVER. You usually hear, “Wow, my kid NEVER listens to me.” I try to soften this by saying I have a strong-willed toddler. So what’s a mama to do?

What I am scared of doing to my kids: giving them a negative body image

What I am scared of doing to my kids: giving them a negative body image

As a parent, there is a lot you can worry about. My biggest fear is giving my kids the same negative body issues I experienced when I was younger.

I’ve gained weight

I’ve gained weight

Confession: I’ve gained weight. I’m not going to crash diet or even obsess and stress, but I do want to feel better in my skin and clothes. Here’s what I plan to do.

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