But, there is no such thing as a perfect mom.
We make mistakes, we often say and do the wrong things. We worry. We embarrass. We celebrate. We support. We expect too much. We are often disappointed. We demand the truth. We do not accept excuses. We [...]
I don’t care if you think you did a great job cutting and dying your own hair. Unless you are a hair stylist, you probably didn’t. I am not an expert in doing hair, but after ten plus years of having my hair cut, colored, and highlighted in twenty or so different salons, I do consider myself an expert in [...]
Every year I tell my parents I have a girls weekend planned and they give me a look that says, “And you’re leaving Drew and the kids??” It must be a generational thing, because time away with the girls is absolutely essential for me. The same goes for my husband. We each try [...]
Stop kidding yourself.
Stop thinking you are going to start working out six weeks postpartum. Stop thinking you’ll be in a bikini by June. Stop thinking you’ll be in your old wardrobe by the time you go back to work.
You’ve done this before, haven’t you?
Don’t you remember how many times [...]
Throughout our childhood and adolescence, we store away tiny bits of information that we hope to remember when we, ourselves, are parents one day. Things like, “I will totally let my kids dye their hair blue if they want,” or “I will not give my children a curfew!” You know, the practical [...]