The ability to power through is an internal switch that flips when you become a mom (along with the maternal instinct). But the word “power” implies strength and stamina. All of which have been declining for a while now,...
There are a couple of myths about childbirth and child-rearing that I’ve found to be, well, myths. For example, I always thought my water was supposed to break in a torrent while dining at a restaurant and would facilitate...
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Nature vs. Nurture

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I have raised three millennials, who are now well-adjusted, generally happy, and successful young adults, or so I'd like to think. And presently, I'm lucky enough to be raising a 16-year-old generation Z member. But after so many parenting...
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The Joy of Raising Teens

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Can I be honest? Really honest?  It’s a dirty little secret that oftentimes society tells us is a horrible experience. Okay, here it is... Raising teens is one of the most exhilarating experiences I have encountered!  There, I said it! It’s not awful. It’s amazing! It’s...
mothering the world

Mothering the World

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What if we changed the way we approach mothering? And I don’t just mean women or those who’ve birthed babies; I mean all people. What if we loved our friends and our communities the way we love our children,...
It was my first night home with my new baby boy. I'd been in the hospital for a week, and I was exhausted. You know that new mom exhaustion. The wow-I-can't-believe-I-ever-thought-I-was-tired-before-this-please-hook-me-up-to-an-IV-of-coffee- tired. I was that. And a hormonal, emotional...
Lately, moms are talking about rocking motherhood to support moms who are feeling less than. In this day and age, when we are bombarded with information on parenting, and we are flooded with pictures on social media of other...
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The Other Side

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My stomach sank with an unfamiliar panic as I read that my kids would be home from school for THREE WEEKS. 2021 me says Oh honey… to that girl who was horrified that these children wouldn’t go back to...
Even if you were fortunate enough to never experience true, debilitating anxiety before having children, I'm sure you’ve realized by now that motherhood comes with quite a bit of baggage in the stress department. It seems as if all we...
This blog post you are about to read is true. Only the names have been changed to protect the innocent. The other night as I was putting my boys to bed, my husband yelled upstairs, “Linds, call Rosie Smith. Tell...

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5 Free Outdoor Family Activities in Central Westchester

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Westchester County is full of amazing family activities and resources; after all, that is one big reason many of us choose to live here....