When my son was around 2-weeks old he, developed colic. He cried gut-wrenching sobs from 5-10 pm every evening. I read everything I could about colic in the hopes of alleviating the dreadful screams that ushered in our evenings. Eventually I developed a technique that seemed to soothe my son for brief periods of time. […]
Can You Please Butt the F*** Out Of This Mom’s Life?!
Yesterday, the story of Storm Stocker, the baby being raised without his or her gender being made public, created an intense debate publicized by the media. You can find stories here, here and pretty much all over (just Google it). Storm’s mother, Kathy Witterick, defended the family’s choice not to uncover the sex of their […]
Dump your Massive Task List: A 30 Day Challenge!
Last month we spoke with Kristin Maschka of Remodeling Motherhood on the TelePARTY. Kristen discussed how mothers over the last 100 years have slowly acquired more and more responsibility that has led to the “Mother of All To Do lists.” What I have found while working with clients is that each of us creates our […]
Lonely Mom Seeks Friends
I’ve been speaking with a number of new members and potential members these last two weeks at Mom Gets A Life. I’ve been both happy and sad to find that, as I suspected, so many of us feel alone in our path through motherhood. Do you feel that way? Do you feel like the problems […]
Taking Care of Me: Part Deux
Some readers emailed me privately to thank me for my last blog post “Taking Care of Me!” I love feedback. It makes me happy. That was until I read on and found out that these same readers were beating themselves up for not doing a better job to encourage their children to care for their […]