The Importance of Taking Care of Mom’s Needs, Too.

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The makings of a mommy timeout: It’s difficult for me to embrace time to myself unless it’s productive. There are things that I do that I don’t feel as guilty for doing by myself—exercise, a doctor’s appointment, or a much-needed massage for example—and these things I rarely do alone, too. My workouts are often on my […]

Throwing Away “I’m Sorry” & Teaching Empathy.

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Teaching our kids empathy instead of meaningless “I’m sorries.” These days, it seems that I meet more and more narcissists. While I’m not a psychologist, it is commonly believed that a true narcissist doesn’t have the ability to feel empathy for other people and, more, that this personality disorder is largely connected with how a […]