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Would you believe that September is self-improvement month?
Yup, it’s supposed to be a time for us moms who are juggling work and home life, a pandemic, civil unrest, and a political election to also improve our mind, body and character. No big deal, right? You have time for that! I don’t know about you, but in March I was much more hopeful and believed as long as I took all these uncomfortable challenges a day at a time, I’d be … [Read more...] about Would you believe that September is self-improvement month?
Are You Bored? Because I’m Not.
July may be National Anti-Boredom Month (?), but today’s modern mom is anything but bored. The latest Motherly State of Motherhood Survey shows that moms aren’t feeling weary because we’re not interested in our activities. Instead, we’ve got too many activities going on, and we’re feeling weary from sleep deprivation! According to the survey, nearly half of moms report … [Read more...] about Are You Bored? Because I’m Not.
There is power in writing; it can inspire action.
Here I am, on day 3,674 of stay at home orders. It’s my official first day as the associate editor for Modern Mom, and I’m typing from my bed with the TV on in the background and a 5-year-old by my side. My how times have changed. Or have they? The pandemic is an unprecedented global event, but our ability to adapt and thrive as mothers is not. This Mother’s Day, we don’t … [Read more...] about There is power in writing; it can inspire action.
Why Your Kid Needs A Summer Job
When I was in college, I spent two long, hot summers wrangling teenagers at a 350-acre organic farm in Pennsylvania. The camp focused not on swim tests or tie-dye, but instead the goal was developing kids’ leadership and communication skills. Like most sleepaway camps, this camp drew children largely from cities, kids whose families could afford the sleepaway privilege, as … [Read more...] about Why Your Kid Needs A Summer Job