Why Mothers Are Just Different Than Anyone Else

I’ve been thinking a lot about moms, in part, I think because of gaining a new level of respect and regard for my own mother over the past few years as I’ve witnessed the grace, gentleness and kindness she’s shown caring for my dad who has Alzheimer’s. It’s also on my mind because of theContinue reading “Why Mothers Are Just Different Than Anyone Else”

Why one Group of Travelers Hope I Don’t Win Mother of the Year

For me, one of the strangest parts of traveling for business is how much it has changed me as a mother. Gone are the days where I am accessible all day every day, and it’s meant I’ve had to give up on the idea that I can somehow control the outcome of things happening severalContinue reading “Why one Group of Travelers Hope I Don’t Win Mother of the Year”

Advice To Teachers From An Exhausted Helicopter Mom

I have come to hate Mondays. I don’t mean dislike or any other vanilla word that is polite. I mean hate, as in filled with a sinking sense of dread and doom – but not for the reasons you might think. I love Mondays when it comes to my work. I love the fresh startContinue reading “Advice To Teachers From An Exhausted Helicopter Mom”

Mama Says: A Foray Into Self-Publishing

For quite some time, I’ve had an idea for a book bouncing around in my head – a journey through a few of the lessons learned while raising my children and a way to put into words the love and joy being a mother has brought into my life. Today that idea becomes a realityContinue reading “Mama Says: A Foray Into Self-Publishing”