Morning Warriors: Surviving the Morning Routine with Children

Morning Warriors: Surviving the Morning Routine with Children

This also means I am Commander in Chief of Operation Morning Routine, and my little soldiers are taking awhile to follow protocol. It’s like playing a game of whack-a-mole between 7 and 7:45 am, once one head is doing what it’s supposed to, the other two pop up, or more accurately, pop OUT of line.

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Self-Care: The Great American Lie

Self-Care: The Great American Lie

On Wednesday night, I felt like I had to make a choice: either I respond to my daughter’s emotional needs at the sacrifice of my emotional well-being, or I ignore her to take what I needed. And that’s how it feels – TAKING, which feels selfish, which is against every cultural ideal of how a mother should be.

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