Photo credit: Denise Herrick Borchert

Photo credit: Denise Herrick Borchert

“Debunking the myth of the ‘good’ mother one beautiful, touching essay at a time.

A perfect collection for all of us interested in being the best parents we can be.”

–Mayim Bialik, actress, neuroscientist, and author of Beyond the Sling

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Shonda Rhimes “Fails” to Support Moms

Let me make something clear right up front.  I am a big fan of Shonda Rhimes. She is a brilliant writer and producer who has created rich, funny, interesting shows.  I stay up later than I should on Thursday nights

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The Perfect Parent – An Excerpt from Misadventures of a Parenting Yogi

The Perfect Parent An Excerpt from Misadventures of a Parenting Yogi The twentieth-century philosopher Fred Rogers said, “My hunch is that if we allow ourselves to give who we really are to the children in our care, we will in

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Good Mother: Justine

When people asked my great grandmother how she raised eight children without losing her sanity, she’d say, “With one blind eye and one deaf ear.” For me, this pearl of wisdom means not only that I can let my kids