Parenthood is a profound journey, marked by a multitude of emotions and challenges. It’s a path where love, responsibility, and self-discovery frequently converge. In a recent discussion with a client, the intricacies of motherhood were highlighted and we decided this role extends well beyond nurturing and care. This mother’s inner struggle with guilt and responsibility […]
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Give up looking for work-life balance! If that sounds radical, read on as we explore reasons to do so and how to do it. I recall taking a work-life balance workshop and filling in the pie pieces to assess if I was balancing work with my marriage, with care of our children, with my friendships, […]
There are exceptions to sex differences but certainly there is evidence of men, like Bob, and women, like Betty, having different humor tendencies.
Mother Love Like many mothers, I have had breakfast served in bed by broad smiling children. Yes, on Mothers Day. Some years, I probably did not deserve the honor! Curious? Read on! The Beginning of Mother’s Day Anna Jarvis of Philadelphia began the campaign that brought about the official observance of Mother’s Day. Her mother […]
Women are still under-represented in all levels of government and in corporation boardrooms. At the same time, women are over-represented in family shelters.
International Women’s Day I remember it well. When I was 21 I had my first job interview after marrying my long-time sweetheart and moving to the city of his workplace. I had applied for a position with the city as an Early Childhood Educator. The interview was held in a city hall board room by […]
Untamed My friend, colleague, founder of Bodacity, and women’s business coach Jannette Anderson, started a book club. Jannette’s first choice was, Untamed: Stop Pleasing, Start Living, by Glennon Doyle, also the author of Love Warrior and other publications, primarily memoirs. Doyle is a mother of three, struggled with bulimia, and later dealt with alcohol addiction. […]
By knowing who contributes time to what tasks will help you better invite cooperation for sharing home responsibilities.
The research reported by Professor Shelley E. Taylor and her team at UCLA. In 1998 they began to wonder if women had different reactions to stress than males. By 2000 they reported a phenomenon they called Tend and Befriend.
Yvonne Silver’s book, Words, Women and Wisdom is about growing into the magnificent potential of being a woman leader! She provides loads of tips.
Now in her seventies, Behar interests me as a role model who continues to learn, develop and grow. She rouses healthy controversy by telling her truth.
Consider this thought “I need to provide self-care to the mother of my children.” We do our family no favor when we become a stressed mother. Our children need us at our best. To do that, we need to treat ourselves as if we are deserving and cherished. Indeed, most of us are! Mothers, whether […]