4 ways society subtly stereotypes moms and why it’s so damaging

We all get messages from our culture about how we’re supposed to behave in our specific roles as parents, whether they are overt or subtle. For example, my mother, mother-in-law, and mom friends, overtly (but kindly) express their views on parenting and what it means to be a mom and usually this advice is helpful … Continue reading 4 ways society subtly stereotypes moms and why it’s so damaging

Parent guilt

One morning, I was dropping my kids off at daycare when a fellow mom says to me, “Ugh...it’s so hard leaving my kids here. I just feel so guilty.” Parent guilt, yuck...Have you ever felt like this mom? I think we all have at one time or another and we think that guilt just comes … Continue reading Parent guilt