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How To Be A Better Mom To Your Toddler: Be Present

Kids really are like sponges, and they learn so much more from our actions than our words (for more on this, view my article, “I Want to be a Better Mom”: Let’s Look at Lessons We Teach Our Kids that We Should Listen to Ourselves). Today I want to focus on showing our kids, by example, how to respect someone’s presence and time. The first step? Respecting their presence and time.

Tools That Helped Me Through Postpartum Depression

1 in 7 women experience postpartum depression, but how many receive the support they need? My life’s work — aside from being a mom, of course — is to share my story with working moms and stay-at-homes who feel they have lost themselves during their journey in motherhood. I hope the tools and phrases I’m sharing here will help you in the same way they have helped me, or even more so.

Want To Be A Better Mom? Learn To Practice What You Preach

As mothers, our big goal every day is to teach our kids something big — an important life lesson that will stick with them through all of life’s challenges. But it’s easy to get caught up in the role of teaching, and we often forget to put ourselves in the roles of listening, learning and practicing. Since children generally follow the age-old, “monkey see, monkey do” method of learning, we risk them thinking we’re blowing hot air if we don’t practice the essential life lessons they hear us touting. If we want our children to monkey-see the value in these lessons, we have to monkey-do.

Dear Zackery

Dear Zackery, You always have such a smile. From the day you were born. And I remember (well, at least I read that you did… yes, I thumbed through your baby book, reading what little I had actually written in there). I remember some, and it breaks my heart to think I...

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