5 Lessons for Managing Crazy Busyness

5 Lessons for Managing Crazy Busyness

I fell into bed at night, feeling like my head was pinned against a wall and there was no way out. The next day would be the same—up at 5:30 am, get the baby sitter, get the kids to school, teach high schoolers, rush to a volleyball game, help kids with homework, get...
When You’re THAT Loser Mom

When You’re THAT Loser Mom

“Brenda, are you picking the kids up?” my friend called me on the phone. I forgot I had volunteered to drive the carpool to 4-H that night–what a loser mom. And I thought I was doing great. I had muffins in the oven, was ready to put the fish in the broiler. The...
The Key for Managing Holiday Busyness

The Key for Managing Holiday Busyness

As the holidays approach, I see stress everywhere. I hear it in voices of friends, colleagues and women I speak to.  The pressure of holiday busyness on top of “normal life” causes angst – at least it does for me. Does it cause stress for you, too?...