Parents are people too

“Parents are people too.”  My mom used to say this to me when I was a teenager and I would roll my eyes and think “Get a life, Mom.”  And now I am a mom.  And I know one day I will say to my son what my mother said to me. How do we avoid the trap that has been entrenched for generations? Read More

How to be a happy mom

Raising kids is a big job. Sometimes I feel like a great mom, outfit matching, swinging my purse in my hand while my well-behaved two year old charms strangers and families alike. Then there are the other days. The days when his breakfast is on my shirt, I am late for an appointment, and the house looks like a teenage boy’s dorm room. Read More