8 Reasons Why I Refuse to Raise a “Mama’s Boy”

As women, we tend to fawn over men who have a good relationship with their moms. Maybe rightly so. It goes back to the adage "look at how they treat the parent of the opposite sex - that's how they will treat you." I don't necessarily think that's always the case, though, maybe more often … Continue reading 8 Reasons Why I Refuse to Raise a “Mama’s Boy”

Isolated By My Child with Invisible Special Needs…

In his short 3 years of life, I've taken him to over 300 appointments. From pediatricians, to naturopaths, chiropractors, dentists, psychiatrists, speech therapists, occupational therapists, dermatologists, GI doctors, ENTs, allergists and behavioral analysts - we've seen them all. Along with a slew of physical health problems, the icing on top was multiple mental health diagnoses. … Continue reading Isolated By My Child with Invisible Special Needs…

Bad Boys, Brats and Divas: We’re Raising What We’re Praising

"The way we talk to our children becomes their inner-voice." My son is a very active toddler, who is full of energy and has a mischievous personality. A few weeks ago I found he had gotten into markers and was coloring on my bedroom furniture. "Bravery!" I exclaimed. "Is that something you should be doing?" … Continue reading Bad Boys, Brats and Divas: We’re Raising What We’re Praising

Why We Should Stop Telling Our Daughters They are Pretty…

Last week I wrote a post about why we need to stop labeling our sons as flirts and heartbreakers. You can read it here. Now I am doing a follow up post on why we should stop telling our daughters they are pretty. I know... I sound like a harsh, abrasive mother, right? Like, who … Continue reading Why We Should Stop Telling Our Daughters They are Pretty…