The Bermuda Triangle of Parenting

This year as a mom has been a personal transformation. I’m coming to the realization that I’m not a mom of babies anymore and I’m mourning the loss of their baby fat and cries and snuggles and sniffles. In my rational mind I’m screaming at myself for saying I miss it because while I was... Continue Reading →

How to stop fighting about money

It’s no secret that one of the main things couples fight about is money. It doesn’t matter if you have none or have a ton, the amount of money doesn’t change the tension around it. The reasons for this are numerous stemming from societal pressures, misaligned value assignments, childhood learning, etc. Those are all interesting... Continue Reading →

HOW TO MAKE FRIENDS

When I became a parent, I didn’t think about the fact that one day I was going to have to send my sweet little babies out into the world and their sphere of influence would exponentially grow beyond what I had filtered for them. Control freaks unite. Then when my daughter was in first grade,... Continue Reading →

Working Mom Guilt

Sometimes I wonder why I’m so mentally exhausted at the end of each day. Ask my coworkers, after 3pm, my vocabulary goes from professional to third grade level. It’s not like I’m solving the problems of the world. I have a normal job, with normal stresses, and it’s totally manageable. But some days just kick... Continue Reading →

SET, GO

Because I'll never be ready. I'm drowning in this thing they call patience. First you have to learn it when you're in a relationship, but that really doesn't hold a candle to the patience you need when you become a parent. The birthing classes should really be replaced with an intense course where you learn... Continue Reading →

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