How Big is Your Purse?

It’s an old joke that a mom is better prepared than an Eagle Scout for the next act of God, toothache, or head injury. But I don't believe that we can afford to joke about this anymore.

The working mom is THE ENGINE that powers your family every day from dawn to dusk, then cleans it all up and starts again.

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Robert Zeitlin
The Year She Leapt

What is Stacy’s greatest superpower? Creativity.

“I don’t think of myself as a creative person, naturally. I think of creativity as a practice. It’s a skill! It has to be developed. Even if you can only do it a couple minutes a day, just keep doing it. There’s a path there for you if you follow that passion. Eventually, it will all make sense.”

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Robert Zeitlin
Dear Dad-who-could-do (a-little) more,

I handed that baby back to her when she got home and breathed a sigh of relief. Mentally, I went off duty. And like most of her life as a mother and a wife, she went back on 24/7 duty. Where do you think she is finding time “for herself”? She isn’t.

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Robert Zeitlin