The Empathy & Self-Care Balance

I recently went to my first “parent-teacher” meeting at daycare – my daughter is four.  It went something like this: Teacher: “Your daughter shows so much empathy, it’s really amazing!  Not …

Dear Friend Without a Baby

Hi. It’s been a while. At least it had been a while, until I received your text message at 1:33 pm yesterday. 1:33pm. I was three minutes late on bringing …

The Role of a Lifetime

You’ll be a natural. Your little ones are so lucky. It must be non-stop entertainment for the kids at your house. You were meant for this. You were born to …

The Rebirth of Cool

Before I became a mother, I vowed that having kids wouldn’t change my fabulous life. I’d make sure that my kids would work around my schedule, not vice versa. I’d …