There are plenty of logical reasons why motherhood should be synonymous with “insanity.” But one secret I’ve learned over the years is that the beautiful, magnificent privilege of motherhood simply defies logic.
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Do you ever feel overwhelmed with the messy house, loads of laundry, and disobedient or defiant children? Do you ever feel worn-out and empty? Do your children ever seem to be the source of your problems? Author Karin Brown shares how she learned to identify the real problems.
“If I had four more arms and one more brain, I might be able to help you.” This phrase is uttered a lot around my house lately. With five children demanding my attention and help throughout the day, the playing field is very lopsided. I often feel like there is just not enough of me […]
If you or someone you love is going through depression or anxiety, I HAVE to introduce you to my virtual mental health coach, Dr. David Burns. This recent podcast of his is amazing, and it will help you and your family.
This article was originally published on December 31, 2013. I grew up thinking that the mandatory requirement of New Year’s Day was to create a long list of resolutions. So I did. And I still do. (Because it’s a habit…and because it’s fun.) But what I’ve come to learn over the past few years […]
As the school year starts, we help our children embrace new learning opportunities and friendships while helping them get organized and set up for success. Here are some simple ideas to help YOU enjoy more learning, friends and organization too!
Do you ever feel anxious, overwhelmed, or like you can BARELY hang on? This podcast–and the incredible books written by Dr. David Burns–will be a gift you give yourself…and your children.
As summer approaches, my heart sinks because my children will be leaving. Since my divorce, I am legally bound to turn them over to their father. Now my summers are filled with time. And I am trying to savor the gift in spite of its aftertaste.
How often do you, as a mother, feel like you’re failing? If you’re like us, it happens more often than you’d like. In this podcast with April and Eric Perry, you’ll receive some sound, comforting advice that you may want to listen to over and over again.
I want to live in a community where women can showcase their strengths and pursue their talents– at home and in the workforce–without the fear of being or looking “too good.” When women excel, at anything, it is good for all of us.
Mothers are leaders. We feel the same urgency as CEOs to know what works with human nature—and fast! So my interest immediately perks up when I see a book about leaders bringing their people to success. Here’s a list of some of my favorite incognito “parenting” books: business and professional resources that have had a direct influence on my parenting.
It’s not a big deal to go to the doctor if you have a sore throat. But what do you do if your MIND is struggling? How do you cope when you feel stressed beyond what’s normal? This comforting conversation with Carmen and April is a great place to start.