Musings of Motherhood – Things I've Learned Along The Way


1. Motherhood is the ultimate definition of irony. There are times of elation and desperation. There are simultaneous beginning and ending milestones. You really are the expert in many areas, but your kids still see you as a novice You spend an ungodly amount of money, but get lost in the joy of the moment of gift giving. 2. Motherhood isn’t for cowards. It requires more guts than Indiana Jones, Batman and Captain America combined to implement parenting strategies when a toddler winks at you. It requires great courage to ask for help when you really don’t want to. 3….

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Summer as a Working Mom – Can it be done?


Q. Recently a few friends and I were discussing the challenges of being a working mom in the summer. It can feel like we are constantly dealing with the inner struggle of wanting to spend time with my kids, yet still needing to find some time to work. As a mom, I do not want their summer memories to be filled with images of them spending too much time spent alone while I am on the phone or meetings. Sometimes I feel overwhelmed with guilt and have thoughts of stopping working altogether. Our family budget does not allow me to…

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