Many years ago, I commuted every day, 45 minutes each way, to downtown Atlanta for my job. I was fortunate that I could afford to put my son in a...Why is it so important to companies that everyone work in the same place at the same time?
Last week, my kids were off for five days for winter break. A month from now, they'll be off for another five days for spring break. And today and...Why am I so freaked out by the fact that I only have three hours to work today and that I have no plans for the kids?
I participated in a Twitter chat this week in which the topic was "the perfect mother." I can feel you cringing already. More than a few moms,...I do my thing. I try to be the best I can be, and stop freaking myself out over my imperfections. I'm actually starting to like not being perfect, or even trying.
We arrive at school every day at about 8 a.m. and slink along the car line. As we pull up to the front door, my 9-year-old son hops out. I look back...Sometimes it takes an accident to shake us out of our robotic daily routine.
I love living in this age. I can't imagine what it must have been like to live in the time when it took weeks to get news or a return letter from...This mom takes on expressing her feelings on the web despite negative feedback from readers.
I wear a lot of hats. Most mothers do. We have children. We have dentist appointments to schedule, fridges to clean out, socks to find, birthday...Sometimes I feel like I'm giving less than the whole me to everything that's important.
They were pouring into the donut shop. One, after another, after another. I watched as more and more women arrived to celebrate the birthday of a...When you think of women you know who seem to be in the middle of it all, don't picture me.
I am 41 years old and, of all the things I've learned to accept in my life, aging has not yet become one of them. The day my lipstick starts...Of all the things I've learned to accept in my life, aging has not yet become one of them.