How to Fight so that Everyone Wins

How to Fight so that Everyone Wins

Fighting in a relationship is normal, and actually quite healthy. According to Esther Perel, psychotherapist, and author of Mating in Captivity, "fighting is a must." A must because fighting isn't actually the issue. It's the repair that matters.

Where your will power steps in is when you feel the need to say something just-to-piss-him/her-off. Something that hurts, that digs deep and will cause a reaction. Will power is your strongest asset so that you don't say or do something you will regret.

Don't Do it Alone: How this entrepreneur overcame mom guilt

Don't Do it Alone: How this entrepreneur overcame mom guilt

here are a few things in life that are guaranteed.

1) Your body and mind will change after having kids
2) You will feel mom guilt at some point in your child's life

The first thing, although it takes some time, can be managed relatively easily. Exercise, eat well, sleep well and take some time for you.

The later part, the mom guilt, is something that despite all efforts will find its way into your life whether you feel like you deserve it or not. There are many reasons behind this; conditioning (how you were raised and your parent's expectations of how you will parent), pressure from friends and your community, social media, outdated norms, discriminating laws and rules around going back to work, mat leave, and so on.

How Much Time Should We Spend With Our Kids?

How Much Time Should We Spend With Our Kids?

Do parents, especially entrepreneur parents, really spend enough time with their kids?

It’s become this kind of scorecard, and we justify how good we are at parenting by the amount of time we spend with our kids.

But quantity does not equal quality. A child will rather spend 20-minutes with you playing a board game if you are ‘all in’ versus an ad hoc afternoon of wandering while you scroll your iPhone every ten minutes.

Think about your childhood memories. Do you remember the days that your parents/caregivers starred aimlessly at their newspapers ho-humming every time you tried to speak with them, or do you remember the micro-moments like playing Barbies or collecting stickers with your mom?

How This Mom Pushed Mom Guilt Away: Overcome the lens of shame

How This Mom Pushed Mom Guilt Away: Overcome the lens of shame

As a mom to Irish twins, I thought life and business couldn't get any more complicated.

From signing on new clients, pumping, diapers, rolling up to meetings, logging on to webinars, and every-little-thing that comes in between - it was a crazy time (Still is actually).

But the story from this powerhouse mama, Jackie Serviss, makes my daily life feel normal. She gets it. And she is SQUASHING mom guilt in the bud because she can, and she is doing it!

This week I asked Jackie to answer my burning question "How do you overcome mom guilt?" and she lays it all out for you.