Here are some hard and true facts about working from home while being the primary caretaker of young children.
You might not get the oohs and aahs...But, that new mommy will thank you later when she gets some zzz’s!
Writing well is a life long skill with the biggest reward of all being internal
The Tooth Fairy is only 3 inches tall with a tutu, wings and a dusting of glitter. I figured I could totally take her.
I know I am not the only one that has had that moment when I am talking to my kids and suddenly I hear my mother’s voice and I stop mid sentence because I can't believe what just came out of my mouth.
I was worried about the “death” discussion with my children...perhaps they would ask questions I couldn’t answer.
I had no idea what it was like to be a stressed out, frazzled, sleep deprived, anxiety ridden mother of a special needs child.
Take it from me, I understand how difficult it may be to squeeze in time to run to the local library or bookstore, but STOP and do it!
When you care for yourself like a loving mother and best friend, you will thrive.
If we admitted our "faults" to other moms there might not be so many of us badgering ourselves in silent.
My son’s high school graduation...A time filled with both relief and anxiety, hello’s and goodbyes, celebration and quiet reflection.
Nowadays, there are bigger decisions that elicit insulting yucks from others than eating certain foods.
Motherhood is clearly what you make of it, but I don't think it needs to be all-consuming.
The fear isn’t really about the investment, the stuff or the space.
If you see another parent and you want them to know you notice how hard their situation is – think before you speak.
I wanted to write about having Hodgkin’s Lymphoma because I believe there is universality in my experience.