Tag: parenting

When moms make time for dreams

I can scroll through years of photos, and the same ones keep showing up. Badly-lit, boring pictures of laptops. Sometimes it’s a laptop sitting on my knees, with taekwondo classes or dance practices happening in the background. Other times, it’s a laptop sitting on…

Home sick, and bored to tears

Home sick, and bored to tears

If I made being home sick too fun, they wouldn’t get the rest they need and they’d want to stay home all the time.

Many moms struggle with guilt, comparison at Christmas

They say comparison is the thief of joy, and no one understands that more than a mother at Christmastime. Moms with less money might compare themselves to moms with more money, and feel guilty their children won’t be getting the same big-ticket items under…