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Meredith Mortensen

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Meredith Mortensen

Stories by Meredith Mortensen

I've embraced the power in empathy. It's become my new secret parenting weapon.
Have you ever wondered why we even bother buying our kids toys when all they really want is the cardboard box to build a fort? Grab your kids, and some scissors, and get ready to make some memories... more
I used to love getting dressed up. Now that I'm a mom, I wear the same thing every day to save time.
Time-ins offer an opportunity to let my kids know that I understand and love them, but I don't love their behavior.
Through each new experience as a mom, I've discovered a new part of myself.
Being a working mom allows me time to miss my kids. At the end of the day, I head home feeling reenergized and excited to see two smiling faces.
The truth is, I'm a good mom. I'm just too busy being my own worst critic to notice.