I wrote my first post for CT Working Moms in September 2011. I never thought we’d have such a following, nor did I know how many amazing… Read more “Final Lessons Learned”
I thought being a multi-sport child and DI college athlete would make me a fairly knowledgeable sports parent. I’m sure my memory of childhood sports 30+ years… Read more “Let go and love watching them play”
As we move into a competitive summer 12u baseball season, I went back and read my lessons from two (2) years ago here. First of all, I… Read more “Baseball Mom Lessons Learned”
It was an interesting week to reflect on parenting concerns when it comes to helping your child succeed. I had just finished Michele Obama’s autobiography, Becoming on… Read more “Fake Success”
We can reflect and reset every day, or every minute of our lives. Yet, sometimes it takes the “new year” excitement (or b.s.) to really dig deep… Read more “What I won’t do”
My boys used to love each other. See… I remember thinking how amazing it was that they got along so well when they were younger. Andrew was… Read more “They used to love each other”
I tried to make this short, but there’s just so much to say. In the past 15 months, we moved out of our townhouse of 12 years,… Read more “Home”
I feel like we spend a lot of time as working moms running and swirling through our days trying to keep all of the balls in the air,… Read more “Finding Ground”
Raising children in a 2-mom household may come with challenges, but we have always been up for whatever comes our way. When my wife and I decided to have kids, we knew we’d need to be 100% comfortable with each and every question, confused reaction, conversation and (God forbid) animosity, that came with our choice to bring children into our lives. But I cannot forget that we are different.
There are times we wish we’d responded or reacted differently or done something more. There are times our energy doesn’t stand up to our planned goals as parents. But I want you to know that we’re trying and we want you do learn to be okay.