In college I had a friend who adored cooking for me. She said she put love in the food while she chopped, cooked, and served. I swear, the simple meals she made for me in her family’s kitchen tasted better than anything I’d ever eaten.
Want to feel less stressed out? If you're a "control" freak, the solution could be as simple as learning to let go.
Real Simple and the Families and Work Institute asked more than 3,000 women between the ages of 25 to 54 about their time and found out that, even when they despise doing certain tasks, they largely refuse to let anyone else lend a hand.
What can a rat tell us about good parenting?
Actually, a lot.
New York Times Magazine writer Paul Tough spent the last few years researching rats and humans for his latest book, “How Children Succeed."
Halloween has always been my favorite holiday. A holiday that’s fun and filled with anticipation, observed by people of all religions, it’s always felt, to me, like the great equalizer.
The debate of "Working Mom" vs. "Stay at Home Mom" has been going on for centuries.
Starting with the cave women, I am sure that Betty resented Wilma, who got to stay home while Betty was out foraging for food and supplies, all because Barney was too busy trying to invent the wheel, or making fire or goofing off at that Buffalo Lodge.
Rushing home from work, I call the children and tell them to have their cleats on and be waiting outside the door because I will be there in five minutes to pick them up for practice.
Last night, I did what every good, tired mom does after a long day when it’s still too early for the children to go to bed. I took a shower and took advantage of the fact that I still have a little girl who loves to play “hair stylist.”
Recently, MSNBC did a segment on education and the growing realization that academic ability is less likely to predict future success than qualities such as perseverance and resilience.
When I was pregnant with my first child, I read every pregnancy and parenting book I could get my hands on.
Death is a difficult thing to understand. As an adult, I wrestle with the meaning of death and try to find a way to make sense out of it in a way that gives me comfort.