Tag: sisterhood of motherhood

9 Reasons You’re a Good Mother

1.  You think you’re not.  You are convinced you’re doing it all wrong.  You try different parenting techniques and regardless of whether they are effective or not, you still question them.  You’re inconsistent.  You worry about every miniscule detail, both physically and emotionally. Your child doesn’t eat healthy enough, watches too much TV, gets too

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The Impact of Finding a Sisterhood

No matter how many parenting books you read, or websites you dig through, nothing can truly prepare you for the day you become a mom. It’s so exciting and terrifying and wonderful and nerve-wracking and beautiful and stressful – all at the same time. When I became a writer for ctworkingmoms.com (I’m so thankful Michelle took a

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Like Mother, Like Daughters

My Mom My mother was born and raised in a small town in Sicily. The oldest of six children, she developed her mothering skills early on as she helped raise her younger brothers and sisters. When my parents met in Italy, my dad had already been living in the states for many years. So when

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"Bad" Kids Have Good Parents, Too

My oldest had a bit of trouble at recess this week.  Too rough, not listening, you know the drill.  When his teacher’s number popped up in the caller ID after school hours I knew it wasn’t a call to tell me about stellar behavior.  Not that we get these calls all the time, but it

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“Bad” Kids Have Good Parents, Too

My oldest had a bit of trouble at recess this week.  Too rough, not listening, you know the drill.  When his teacher’s number popped up in the caller ID after school hours I knew it wasn’t a call to tell me about stellar behavior.  Not that we get these calls all the time, but it

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