If you don’t have family or friends nearby, becoming a mom can be isolating. Mom mentoring programs can help.
Kids “of a certain age” are expected to stop nursing and sever all ties from what provided sustenance and comfort in the first years of their lives.
The logical adult in me realizes that I should stand and beg the universe to give me the strength to let my children grow.
Why does it matter if my thighs are dimpled, if our holiday pics show that it rained everyday or yes, if the paint on our walls are not perfectly even?
With over 90 percent of milk being shared in the U.S. being shared through informal channels, it seems worthy of exploration.
Maybe it's the slightly crazed expression I wear on my face when I go out with all four children in public, but people seem to say the same thing.
Long ago but not so far away, I was a little girl who loved a good fairy tale. But now I'm a mom, and seriously, have you ever read these!?
Consider for a moment how mom-shaming affects all of us, even if we aren't the immediate perpetrators or victims of the shaming.
I noticed that the questions are everywhere, like a reflex. Can I take a shower now? Can I practice yoga tonight?
Memory transports me back to the OR and I’m in essentially the same savasana position: flat on my back, arms outstretched, hands open.
When I co-owned a home décor business, one of the products featured in our catalog was a calligraphy sign that said: “Mothers hold their children’s hands for a while… their hearts forever.” At the time, my kids were five and…