Intellectually, I know it is time to start letting go, but every instinct I have is to hold on. Is there a way to do both simultaneously?  
Woman sitting amidst a cluttered living room
I was thrust into motherhood believing my instinct would kick in. Instead, being a mom threw me into an earth-shattering identity crisis. 
I am sick of the perception that my child is some kind of anchor around my neck, dragging me to the depths of dating oblivion.
Woman Scrolling Through Instagram
The constant waves of emotions and the stress of trying to keep up with Instagram were hurting my health.
After-school restraint collapse is real, and teachers can be instrumental in reducing this phenomenon for children when they leave school and go home.
Mom and daughter brushing teeth together
You want your kids to get ready for bed, they want to keep playing. Here's how to get on the same page without having to use your 'mean' parent voice.
Girl Standing with Surfboard in front of the ocean with the sun shining in the background
She traveled alone. She came back changed. Healed from pandemic lockdowns.
by: Erica Ehm