Breathing space when you’re a part-time working mom

One of the concepts that really struck a chord with me during the 100+ interviews for the Mompowerment book was about the idea of “breathing space”. A part-time doctor of internal medicine in Austin, Texas shared how “breathing space” in her life was one of...

Start the self-care habit (again)

I got sick over the weekend and I felt awful for two solid days. It got me thinking about self-care. As moms, do we really take enough time for ourselves? Within my own circle of friends and the moms I interviewed for the Mompowerment book, it doesn’t necessarily seem...

A look back at summer fun with family

We’re into the swing of things for school and I can’t help but take a moment to reflect one last time on our summer fun. This summer has included many firsts for our family. Most recently, it was our first day of Kindergarten at a new school (our older son LOVES his...