Back in the fall I wrote about my youngest daughter’s entrance into the world of dance. You can read it here. A soccer mom through and through, I was reluctant to add the “Dance Mom” hat to my collection of ever growing roles and I resisted as long as I could. My tiny dancer, however,… Read More The Reluctant Dance Mom (Part 2)
Lately I’ve been thinking about my middle daughter. Stuck between a medically complicated older sister and a very spoiled (but very sweet) baby sister, I’ve recently begun to wonder if she is struggling with typical middle child issues. Since the baby in our family did not come along until she was six, my middle was “the… Read More Stuck in the Middle
Caroline, you have just started kindergarten. You’re officially a full-time student and learning so many new things already. Emma, you are now in your first year in preschool and you are absolutely loving it. I’m so proud of you both. You don’t even know it yet, but you have both begun a journey that will one day lead to your… Read More 5 Pieces of Career Advice for My Daughters
Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved. -Erich Fromm There has never been a day in my life that I have doubted my mom’s love for me or felt that I had to earn it. It was handed to me freely without any stipulation. She has always been there… Read More My Mother’s Love
What do you do when the theme for Mother’s Day is…YOUR MOTHER?? Well, you take a few deep breaths and a trip down memory lane. Here’s to the woman who brought me into this world and often threatened to take me out of it. It’s easy to get so busy BEING a mom that you can forget that you… Read More The Hairdresser’s Daughter
As long as I can remember I have been a pretty strong feminist. Not your bra-burning, stereotypical version of the man hating beast that society tries to describe, but a woman just looking for women to finally be equal in a society where equal pay for the same job is still frequently unheard of. I… Read More Am I Forcing My Views on My Daughter?