The Tyranny of the Helicopter Mom

Helicopter mom

You’ve heard all the labels: Helicopter Mom. Hover Mother. Tiger Mom. Ivy League Mom. The names change, but the underlying message is the same: Some mothers—and fathers!—push their children too hard to succeed and many are too heavily invested in their kids' education.   Mayday, … [Read more...]

Confessions of a Sleep-Deprived Mom


The funny thing about sleep is that no matter if your child is 16 months or 16 years, you are always worrying about whether your progeny is getting enough sleep. Why? Because if they aren’t sleeping, neither are you. The 8th Deadly Sin My kids are teens now, but some things never change. … [Read more...]