Earlier today I shared this post from The Autistic Teacher on the Not Your Average Mom Facebook page: A reader left a comment acknowledging we all make mistakes, but also questioning, shouldn’t we be striving to be the best that we can be? I started to reply to this comment and then decided to address […]
Lessons I've Learned
My three youngest kids are at a swim meet on Long Island this weekend, and I am not with them. I have never missed a travel meet with the kids. NEVER. But for a bunch of different reasons I stayed home. I cried for a very long time the day I decided I was going […]
Seven Things You Can Do To Make More Time In Your Day
When I ask women why they don’t exercise consistently, lack of time is the number one reason they give me. But many people who have lots going on DO exercise regularly. Even people who are busier than we are. So it’s not that we don’t have time. It’s that we prioritize our time differently. If […]
The other day I shared that I was recently diagnosed with ADHD. I have struggled for so long with so many things, and I’m not sure how it took me 53 years to put two and two together. In hindsight it’s SO OBVIOUS. I started medication about eight weeks ago. We are still adjusting/tweaking/determining the […]
You’re not supposed to hate your job.
Tonight as we were driving home from swim practice, Gretchen and Marit asked me if I would buy a Christmas present for the dog that lives at the end of the street by the bus stop. The owner of the dog is a super nice woman and she lets all the kids on the street […]
They’ll remember the good stuff.
Earlier today I shared a picture of Marit’s Christmas list on the NYAM Facebook page. I thought it was so cute, and I was really happy to see how reasonable it was. A reader left a comment asking how I get the kids to limit the amount of stuff they put on their list because […]