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Stop Trying To Be The Bitch You Hate

Do you ever beat yourself up for not being the perfect mother? Ever think that when it comes to being a mother you should be good at it from day one and infallible from that day forward? That you’re a failure if you don’t make your own baby food...

Knowing When To Give Up

I had an interesting revelation recently in the middle of a yoga class. If you’re not familiar, at the beginning of most yoga classes the instructor will often encourage everyone to set an intention for the class. To be honest, I never really...

Stop Making Your Child’s Problem Your Problem

I met with a parenting counselor this week. That’s right, I’m the CEO of a company called, The Mom Complex, and I still haven’t figured out how to be a mother. No, the irony is not lost on me. At the beginning of the appointment, Suzanne, the...

Your Silence Will Not Save You

During my favorite weekly yoga class, I often find myself elongating my limbs next to a woman with a beautiful and bold tattoo on her forearm that reads, “Your silence will not save you.”I love this tattoo.I think about the owner of that tattoo a...

How to Deal with Difficult Emotions

Recently when traveling for business to NYC, I took time out of a busy morning to attend a meditation session at MNDFL, my favorite meditation studio in the city. I had a jam-packed day of meetings, presentations, emails, and never-ending to-do...

Lessons on Saying No from a Seven-Year-Old

How many times has someone asked you to attend an event and your mind says, “Hell no. I don’t have time for this,” yet your mouth says, “Sounds fantastic! Can I bring a cheese tray?”Kinda gross, right?It’s what I call living a double life as a...

How to Say Hell No

We can learn a lot from the mothers around us.I recently learned a lot from a mother named Katharine during Back-to-School night at my son’s school. Since we have the same name, I think it was the universe telling me I should pay attention. As...

How to Procrastinate with Purpose

I’ve never fancied myself a procrastinator.My main problem with procrastination is the ripple effect that it has on other people. For example, if someone waits until the last minute to turn in a work assignment, it often makes other people have to...

Katherine Wintsch