"Another Zoom??" said my 7-year-old daughter, rolling her eyes as I emerged from the office after three calls that morning. "Yes, but I promise I'll be done soon for the day, and I'll take a look at your schoolwork." "You have too many calls, mommy. I guess you just don't have time for me." Ouch. Way to stick it to me, but I couldn't blame her. And I was too tired … [Read more...] about What’s Really Draining You: Zoom Fatigue, Or Mom Guilt?
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I don't think there's ever been a celebrity mother that has been put under so much scrutiny as Chrissy Teigen. Even from the start of announcing that she and husband John Legend were expecting, those anonymous know-it-all's from the internet pounced. It started when Chrissy posted a picture of a bowl of Fruity Pebbles and then they continued to attack her for … [Read more...] about The Internet Won’t Leave Chrissy Teigen Alone
image courtesy of James Patrick Tuscon, AZ Even the best of the best can fold under pressure. As meticulous as I am with keeping my fitness goals on track, there have been times that I have made it through a super-challenging day, focused on fueling my body with nutritious food, tackled an impressive workout in the gym, to find myself sneaking in the pantry, after the little … [Read more...] about Fitness Fix-Its
For many of us, using the Internet can seem like walking through New York City without a map. Everything is new and interesting, but also a little bit intimidating, especially when you don't know how to navigate. Even more scary are all the horror stories in the media about the dangers that the children face online. If your kids use the Internet - whether for schoolwork, to … [Read more...] about Mom’s Internet Safety Cheatsheet
On April 18, a profanity-filled email from Delta Gamma sorority sister Rebecca Martinson hit the Internet via Gawker and Deadspin. The blistering rant from Martinson, a junior at the University of Maryland, quickly went viral. Her nastiness towards her DG sisters has since inspired hilarious, Oscar-worthy readings by actor Michael Shannon, a cartoon version Joe … [Read more...] about Obscene Sorority Girl: Why My Kids Are NEVER Going to College