I woke up to another awful Tuesday. (With all the 3-day weekends going on, whether they are planned or of the snow day variety, Tuesday is the new Monday.) I over slept. It was cold and threatening snow. Again. The dog needed to be walked. I slipped on the ice. Laundry needed folding. I looked
I had a very normal-in-a-good-way childhood, and my family has a very typical-in-a-typical-way story. I am a middle child with two brothers, and we grew up in a small CT town. Our mom stayed home with us for ten years until she went back to teaching. My dad worked a lot, but still, I remember
I’m a big fan of a good old list, so this week I’m cutting myself a break from deep thoughts (yeah, right) and making a gratitude list. I’m theming it a bit – it will be things that make my crazy life feel just a little bit easier and joy filled. Here goes nothing. Grocery
Here at CTWorkingMoms we believe in the importance of non-judgement. You do what’s best for your family and I’ll do what’s best for mine and we can still love, respect and even appreciate our differences. That’s the premise behind our Campaign for Judgement-Free Motherhood. We’ve talked a lot here about how we can all work
One year ago, I was sitting in the family waiting room at Yale-New Haven Hospital waiting for my grandson to be born. His due date was August 13, and right on schedule, my very organized and efficient DIL went into labor. I brought my knitting and settled in to wait. Family members came and went.
Every time we get a confession submission I wish I could give the person who sent it a huge virtual hug. What I hear most about our confessions page is that it makes people feel less alone to realize that someone else feels the same way they do. So from time to time I’m going