With household/parental tasks, do you ever think, “If I want it done right, I’ll just do it myself”? Welcome to the concept of weaponized incompetence…
If you don’t have outside help like a nanny, au pair, grandparent or babysitter, how are you sharing “work time” with your partner? Any great systems (or rants)?
Have you ever taken a vacation without kids? There’s a huge range here..
How do you deal when you have a different internal clock than your partner or your kids — i.e., when some of you are larks and some of you are owls? What changes have you made personally to accommodate people, such as going to bed earlier or getting up earlier?
How does your partner support your career — and how do you support his or hers? Once you became parents, did either of you feel pushed to step back or opt out in order to better support the family?
Happy Valentine’s Day, ladies! What are you doing to celebrate the day — and in general, what are your best tips for connecting with your partner?
There was a recent NYT article that reported that most mothers feel judged — and that their own families are their toughest critics. We’ve talked about mommy guilt before, but not about this, so let’s discuss: Do YOU feel judged by your family members for your parenting decisions (such as discipline, sleep, and diet) or … Read More about How to Deal When Your Family Makes You Feel Judged
Here’s a fun topic for today: how often do you get date nights with your spouse? Is it a regular event or an “as available” kind of thing? How fancy do you get for your date nights? Do you have any tips for new working moms about date nights? For my $.02: We try to do a … Read More about Date Nights for the Win!
Ladies: do you struggle with mommying your husband or partner? Do you fight against it? Does he? Has it added to the stress of keeping the romance alive — or is it just one more task on your to-do list? The “helpless man” stereotype has spawned a whole genre of TV ads like this one — but do … Read More about Mommying Your Husband