5 Ways Mamas Can Kick Perfectionism to the Curb

Perfectionism and motherhood seem to be natural bedfellows. We’re often led to believe there is a “right” way to do everything: from birthday invitations to breastfeeding, diapering to education. We have to get everything just right or our children will live in our basements until they’re 30 and we will be marked as failures. Yet … Read more

A Dad’s Guide to Mother’s Day

Don't sweat it dads, I've got you covered.

Listen up, dads.Mother’s Day is a big deal to the mother of your children. She probably has a picture in her mind of how she wants the day to go, and she’s going to be disappointed if it doesn’t happen. It’s a lot of pressure, right? Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered.Here’s the thing: what she wants is actually pretty simple. Obviously every mother is unique, and there can be no definitive guide. That said, I think we can make some safe assumptions:She’s tired.She eats food.She t […]

4 Easy Ways to Practice Mindfulness Every Day

  I love reading about meditation more than I actually love meditating. Each time I read an article about how important it is to practice sitting on the cushion every day, I assume the author doesn’t have small children. And then sometimes they’ll surprise me by actually acknowledging the struggle for parents and suggest that … Read more