Sustaining Mommy Confidence

Over the years, my confidence as a mother has run the gamut from “I am the best mom ever” to “oh no, I am the worst mom ever” to “okay, Rachel, get a grip, you got this.” I wonder how … Continue reading

Road Warrior Family

Ian fell into the life of a road warrior rather easily. When Ian was born, I was commuting every weekend from our home east of Sacramento to Los Angeles to host a weekly radio show. The trip was a 6-hour … Continue reading

Put Numeracy in Your Cooking Mix

Age 4 Independent Study

Ian’s ability to self-regulate and maintain focus, letting his natural curiosity guide exploration and learning. Boy, that’s a mouthful, but for me, it’s summation is this: Give a kid enough space! Very early on in this adventure called parenting, I … Continue reading

Mom Pressure is Real – Part 2

In Mom Pressure Is Real – Part 1, I talked about the pressure of being a “good mom” and where that might come from. Let’s talk about the conflicted feelings women might be experiencing and the resources designed expressly to … Continue reading