Invite and negotiate household workload.
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A few years ago, I organized a national Canadian Mother’s Day writing contest called WOW MOM: Honoring Resilient Mothers. Contestants wrote a tribute to a mom. Five objective readers decided the top winners who were given prizes worth over one thousand dollars. The top eight entries are below. I hope these tributes inspire you to […]
Every Mother’s Day, her phone rings off the hook! Jamie Thomson, from a small Southern Alberta community, demonstrates resilience, mother love, and an open door to youth. Jamie goes beyond the term, good enough mother. I met Jamie, while taking an online Positive Psychology course. She has given me permission to give you a taste […]
The mother’s curse is believing, “If I really loved my child I would . . . (you fill in the blank).” Guilt is a heavy emotion to carry and women tend to carry a big load of it.
Overview: It was a thrill when Patricia O’Gorman read and endorsed my book From Woe to WOW: How Resilient Women Succeed at Work. O’Gorman was one of the first experts to write specifically about women’s resilience. She saw women as vulnerable to losing touch with their personal power because of their strong focus on relationships and […]
Humor can help you sustain a more positive, upbeat attitude while dealing with daily hassles. Every now and then, reflect on different situations and ask if you just might have taken yourself a little too seriously. It might be time to lighten up!
It’s important for us to embrace the traditional feminine role of caregiver as a way to demonstrate our strengths and capabilities.
By knowing who contributes time to what tasks will help you better invite cooperation for sharing home responsibilities.
There are exceptions to sex differences but certainly there is evidence of men, like Bob, and women, like Betty, having different humor tendencies.