Can I Bake a Pie? Or What Benign Neglect Has Taught me About Being a Mom

I don’t like it when I feel like a bad mother.  It’s a crappy feeling.  Since I’ve started working so much more, I struggle with this sentiment fairly often.  After my oldest daughter was born, I was in a new mother’s support group with a fabulous therapist with whom I continued to work in myriad capacities for several years.  I will never forget when she taught me about a concept she’d gleaned from Mothering magazine they called “benign neglect,” the gist of {Read More}