My anxiety doesn’t mean I can’t be a good parent. In fact, it makes me a better one.
I am a good mom for taking care of my needs — for getting the help of therapy and medication for my postpartum anxiety, even if I needed it sooner.
Everyday ways to show children that they have a voice. And one of the most valuable is embracing the liberating feeling of saying "No."
Here are some strategies for protecting your children from becoming the victims of their trusted leaders.
Sexual abuse in sports is very real. Studies suggest about 7% of athletes have experienced abuse at the hand of a coach. So how do you keep your kids safe?
It might seem frivolous to those who feel right at home being called "mom" or "dad," but many queer parents agonize over what their children will call them.
While it might seem frivolous to those who feel right at home in the titles "mom" or "dad," many queer parents agonize over what they want their children to call them.
Sick days don’t have to be all bad. And if you can manage to stay healthy yourself, you might just find yourself back at work feeling even better.
It was a thrilling feeling to wake up in the morning without a child inches from my face asking for a bowl of cereal at 6:00 a.m., to eat breakfast I hadn’t prepared, to have only my own needs to meet.
Travelling solo for the first time allowed me to regain my sense of self outside of motherhood. It showed me that I could still be a whole and interesting person without using my kids as my stand-in.
The point is, if you feel like you're sucking at the back-to-school transition, take heart. I am out here doing way way worse.
Clearly, it does not take long for my over-ambition to turn me from a vision of perfection into a train wreck you can't look away from. Behold, my first week of school splendor, versus my second week of school ineptitude.