I spent a good part of yesterday (Sunday) working. That is fairly unusual for me but I had some personal deadlines I needed to meet. I got home in time to help with bedtime. As I lay with my four year old, Little K, she put two hands around my head, pulled me in close […]
Transform Frustration to Desire
Last week I introduced Mom’s New Hierarchy of Needs. I intend that this tool help you navigate the sometimes-confusing waters of balancing your needs with your children. In the coming weeks I’ll be introducing you to various ways to use this new tool but for now I’d like you to understand a two simple facts. […]
Finding Your Way Through the Clutter
Guest Post by MGAL Expert Theresa Robbins We’ve all got stuff. Some of us just have a little more than others. But it isn’t so much what you have that’s the problem. The problem is what you don’t have…or rather, what you think you don’t have. I am an information hoarder. I cut out newspaper […]
Sometimes life can be so overwhelming that it becomes hard to even breathe. Have you ever felt that? You look around and all you seem to see is chaos. Your children’s rooms are chaotic. Your schedule is chaotic. Your life is chaotic. So what do you do? Well, first, take a breath. There is nothing […]
You Have to Know What You Want Before You Can Have IT!
I was doing an interview with a journalist today (it still makes me giggle to say that by the way). She asked me what type of advice I would give in different challenging relationship situations (i.e., co-workers, partners, other moms). As we went through each scenario, she was a bit surprised to realize the answer […]